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Interview With C.T. Phipps

Interview With C.T. Phipps By: Michael Evan CT Phipps is an excellent writer. I’ve been a fan of his books since I picked up his first Supervillainy novel “The Rules of Supervillainy”, and found myself laughing hysterically, contemplating deeper things … Continue reading

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Demotic or Not?

Demotic or Not? By: L.E. Modesitt Jr. Originally, and still to linguists and historians, the word “demotic” referred to the day-to-day, or common, script used by ancient Egyptians for business transactions, records, and, most likely, what might have passed for … Continue reading

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How Detailed Is Enough?

How Detailed Is Enough? By: L.E. Modesitt Jr. Many, many years ago, I wrote occasional reviews for a semi-noted SF&SF magazine… until I got into an argument with one of the editors about some details in a book.  Two of … Continue reading

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Violence against women in fantasy, or why we need #metoo especially in fantasy

Violence against women in fantasy, or why we need #metoo especially in fantasy By Ulff Lehmann If you belong to that part of fandom that will now moan and say I’m politicizing the hobby, please fuck off, I don’t have … Continue reading

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Book and a Pint Episode 3: Like the Best Fish and Chips

Noelle Nichols joins Michael and James to act as an impartial judge. C.T. Phipps also drops by to discuss his book, Rules of Supervillainy.

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Book and a Pint Episode 2: Michael Spoils Avengers Endgame

James and Michael are joined by Andy Peloquin to talk dark fantasy, cloning, and potentially to ruin a movie you’ve probably seen already.

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Dead Man Review by Steve Caldwell

Dead Man by Domino Finn Review by Steve Caldwell Author: Domino Finn Publisher: Blood and Treasure Release Date: 12/24/2015 ebook, 5/6/16 Audible Length : 296 pages, 7 hrs and 57 mins Audible Narrator: Neil Hellegars Cisco Suarez wakes up in … Continue reading

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On the Creation and Completion of The Imager Portfolio

On the Creation and Completion of The Imager Portfolio By L.E. Modesitt Jr. The novels of The Imager Portfolio take place across roughly 800 years in the world of Terahnar, a world in which a minuscule percentage of the population … Continue reading

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The King’s Henchmen Review by Steve Caldwell

The King’s Henchmen by Craig Halloran Review by Steve Caldwell Length: 326 Pages Publisher: Two-Ten Book Press, Inc. Release Date: January 7, 2019 Genre: Portal Fantasy I have been a big fan of Craig Halloran’s writing ever since I discovered … Continue reading

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Behind the Saga of Recluce

Behind the Saga of Recluce by L.E. Modesitt Jr. When I initially decided to write The Magic of Recluce in the late 1980s, I’d been writing science fiction exclusively.  There was scarcely a single word of fantasy in any of … Continue reading

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