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[BOOK REVIEW] Reboots by Mercedes Lackey and Cody Martin

Genre: Space Opera, Paranormal, Noir Paperback: 162 pages Publisher: Phoenix Pick Publication Date: December 10, 2011 ISBN-10: 1612420494 ISBN-13: 978-1612420493 Author Website: Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin The Stellar Guild Series is a unique concept from re-publisher (is that a word?) Phoenix Pick that pairs up new authors with industry stalwarts to provide original fiction. The idea is to have well-known authors …

[BOOK REVIEW] Alien Contact edited by Marty Halpern

Genre: Science Fiction, Anthology Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Night Shade Books Publication Date: November 1, 2011 ISBN-10: 1597802816 ISBN-13: 978-1597802819 Editor Website: Marty Halpern I like short fiction. The mode of it allows writers to expand and explore in a way that the novel or even novella really cannot match. These thought experiments prod your mind to think outside of the …

SFFWRTCHT: A Chat With Author/Editor Mike Resnick

As of 2011, Mike Resnick is first on the Locus list of all-time award winners, living or dead, for short fiction, and 4th on the Locus list of science fiction’s all-time top award winners in all fiction categories. The author of sixty-two novels, including Santiago, the Widowmaker series, and the Starship series, twenty-two collections, and editor of …

COLUMN: eReaders bringing back the classics or ripe for pirating & rip-offs?

So.  Welcome to the first of what I hope will be a long run of columns for Grasping for the Wind. Today, let’s talk about eReaders. People seem to be enjoying them.  They’re becoming quite passionate about them too.  You have your Kindle lovers and your Kindle haters; they were pretty much the first one’s out …