Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, And The Literary DMZ

Recently, I got hold of a copy of Year's Best SF 17 from 2012. I'm about halfway through it. Judith Moffett's The Middle Of Somewhere brought up some old thoughts from the venerable 'genre wars' --- the eternal debate as to what constitutes a science fiction story, a speculative fiction story, fantasy, mainstream fiction, literary fiction, and...... Continue Reading →


A Goodreads Review of Heinlein’s First Novel

Once in a blue moon, I rate a book on Goodreads.  On the bluest of moons, I write a short review of one.  There's not much rhyme or reason to which books I choose to review, but I have found that I am most inclined to review books that have been around for awhile. I'm... Continue Reading →

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