It's been a little while, I know, since my last #Art of Fantasy post. We just had our Labour weekend here in New Zealand which meant we had off Friday and Monday making it a nice long weekend, and instead of catching up on work I just slept. I haven't had a holiday in over … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 133: Michael Kaluta
Pulptastic StoryHack, Issue Zero is Here!
I want to introduce you to a new up-and-coming literary magazine this week. StoryHack Action & Adventure is a modern-day pulp magazine that celebrates pulse-pounding fiction that is fun to read and crosses the genre divide in creative ways. Publisher and editor, Bryce A Beattie's goal is to develop the magazine into a pro-rate paying market. … Continue reading Pulptastic StoryHack, Issue Zero is Here!
#Art of Fantasy 96 (Legends): Rowena Morrill
Something slightly different to what I usually post. However, this week's artist belongs to the "Legends" club and must be celebrated. Rowena A. Morrill, born in 1944 and known professionally as Rowena, is an American artist who specialized in science-fiction and fantasy illustrations. She is widely credited as one of the first female artists to impact paperback … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 96 (Legends): Rowena Morrill
Old Memories Revisited
So after unpacking almost 30 boxes of books and magazines last weekend and rediscovering old memories--including a perfectly decent-looking set of Popular Mechanics' Do-It-Yourself Encyclopedia printed in 1968 that belonged to my dad--and their counterpart emotions, I've now compiled 8 small heaps I'll be rereading in the coming weeks. Which also means I won't be throwing them away … Continue reading Old Memories Revisited
11 Most Prolific Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors of All Time
A couple of weeks ago I wrote Bullies and Soggy Soup Bones, a three-thousand-word short story about finding courage in the unlikeliest of places. I wrote it in a day from initial idea to complete semi-final draft. Now, it's not even remotely publishable and requires some fleshing out and maybe more showing and less telling, but the point … Continue reading 11 Most Prolific Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors of All Time