Tag Archives: science fantasy

Smoke Eaters

This is my second brief post about reading for the Planetary Awards.  The February 14th deadline is almost here, so don’t forget to make your own nominations.  Yesterday, I posted about Embers of War and why it wouldn’t get my nomination.  Today, I’m posting about Smoke Eaters and why it won’t, either. Firefighters versus dragons […]

Magazine: Astounding Frontiers #2

Astounding Frontiers, Issue #2 With its second issue, Astounding Frontiers moved almost entirely to a serial-story format.  I’ve seen very few serious attempts to bring back serials, so it will be interesting to see how this magazine does. I don’t think it’s fair to compare episodes of a serial to stand-alone short stories, so I […]