Speculative Fiction Showcase:Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for December 18, 2015

From Cora Buhlert at the Speculative Fiction Showcase: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with yet more best SFF of 2015 lists, lots of general Star Wars discussion as well as specific discussion about The Force Awakens and comments on TV shows The… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase:Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for December 18, 2015

Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 24, 2015

As compiled by Cora Buhlert: her weekly round-up of links progressive, entertaining and above all Speculative Fiction related: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with commentary on Marvel's Ant-Man as well as your regular dose of Hugo discussion and yet more reports from San Diego… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 24, 2015

Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 10, 2015

From the Speculative Fiction Showcase, Cora Buhlert compiles her weekly round-up of interesting and entertaining links from the world of SF&F. Speculative fiction in general: Usman T. Malik talks about the importance of science fiction, fantasy and the imagination.  Renay talks about the weight of genre history and what it takes to be an SF… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 10, 2015

I went to Bristolcon!

This was my first ever trip to Bristolcon, a convention in the city of Bristol that has been running for six years. I sat on three panels, the first one at 10 o'clock after the opening speech by the redoubtable Joanne Hall, who has been running Bristolcon since its inception. I was moderating a panel… Continue reading I went to Bristolcon!

I went to Worldcon

 I went to Worldcon for one day - Saturday - so this will be a snapshot.The last Worldcon I visited was Intervention at Glasgow in 2005, when I attended the entire con. LonCon3 was very different. The venue, the ExCel in London's Docklands, was so vast you could have fitted several aircraft hangers inside. It… Continue reading I went to Worldcon