Stories, stories…it’s all stories Well, I’ve got myself in a bit of a fuddle. I should be writing a new column, and I should be logically, consistently reading through all of this year’s magazines and anthologies. Instead, I’m dipping into this one and that one, reading finished books and magazines, galleys, print-outs and some onscreen [...]
Monthly Archives: June 2004
We went to Kites for Kids I don’t get to do enough fun stuff with the family, but not long ago we went to a ‘Kites for Kids’ event, and had lots of fun. Here, as they say, is a picture. PS: That’s Jess. She turned four about three weeks after this picture was taken.
Thoughts on alternate history (or, it’s just rubbernecking, baby) I finished reading John Birmingham’s alternate history novel Weapons of Choice last night, and it’s pretty good. The opening, as I’ve said before, is filled with the kind of Tom Clancy techno-action stuff that leaves me cold, but once the story gets established Birmingham really gets [...]
I am looking forward to…THIS!
Apparently Interzone #193, the final David Pringle edited issue of the long-running British SF semiprozine, has hit the streets. I haven’t seen it yet, but I’ll always have a fond regard for Pringle’s magazine. Why? Well, when I started out doing Eidolon IZ was easily one of the best magazines in the field. The way [...]