Saturday, May 30, 2009

Free fiction: Two stories from recently released "best of 2008" anthology of Hartwell & Cramer

Science fiction's contributions to English language

Healy & McComas' "Adventures in Time and Space" post is now complete

Friday, May 29, 2009

Raymond J Healy & J Francis McComas (Eds)' "Adventures in Time and Space" (anthology, 1946): Annotated table of contents & review

Thursday, May 28, 2009

No post tonight

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Mike Resnick's "The Island of Annoyed Souls" (short story, humor, free)

Free fiction: A few more short stories of Arthur Clarke (but accessible only in some countries)

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Shweta Narayan's "Nira and I" (short story, fantasy, free): Fighting deeply entrenched social taboos

Monday, May 25, 2009

Free fiction: Audio of Arthur Clarke's "Summertime on Icarus" & "Before Eden"

Sunday, May 24, 2009

George H Smith's "Benefactor" (flash fiction, humor, free)

Free fiction: Arthur Clarke's "Superiority"

Arthur Clarke's "The Other Side of the Sky": Series of 6 linked short stories

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Two new entries in Playboy 2009 fiction list (both non-genre)

Friday, May 22, 2009

William Tenn's "Party of the Two Parts" (novelette, humor, free): Cross-species "pornography" peddling

Thursday, May 21, 2009

John Varley's "Press Enter _" (novella, AI): Lifestyle of a computer hacker & criminal

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award 2009: Nominees

James Gunn's "A Basic Science Fiction Library"

storySouth's Million Writers Award 2009 finalists, plus some personal picks of Jason Sanford from last year's online short fiction

Perfect genre book for people who don't read sf

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

John Varley's "The Pusher" (short story, time dilation): This pedophile is no pedophile

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

William Tenn's "Brooklyn Project" (short story, butterfly effect, free): Governments can get away with anything in the name of security

No post tonight

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Free fiction: Arthur Clarke's "Travel By Wire!" & "How We Went to Mars"

Good science fiction anthologies

"10 Greatest Libertarian Science Fiction Stories"

For authors: Esquire Fiction Contest

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Jann Everard's "Hauntingly Beautiful" (flash fiction, romance, free)

Friday, May 15, 2009

William Tenn's "Down Among the Dead Men" (novelette, management): A team leader builds a team out of hostile recruits

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Christopher Anvil's "Gadget vs Trend" (short story, humor, free): Small Brother get a weapon to fight the Big Brother

Free fiction: Comic book adaptations of 3 important stories

Free fiction: 4 Hindi short stories by 3 authors (some with English translations)

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein's "Sultana's Dream" (short story, feminist utopia, free)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

William Tenn's "Bernie the Faust" (novelette): Oh God! What kind of mess I've got into?

Monday, May 11, 2009

Salman Rushdie's "In the South" (short story, non-genre, free): An old man's view of life

Free movie: Video of a TV episode based on Eando Binder's "I, Robot"

Paper vs electronic publishing debate

"Stories by author" list is updated

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Fredric Brown's "The Hat Trick" (as by Felix Graham) (short story, free)

Sidewise Awards 2008: Short fiction winner, nominees & download links

Ditmar Awards 2009 finalists

M John Harrison lists some "interesting" science fiction novels

Ursula K Le Guin rants about folks who think science fiction is less than literature

Friday, May 8, 2009

Michalis Barkoulas & Gemma Bilsborough's "En passant" (flash fiction, cloning): Nature vs nurture

Free fiction: A round up of web sites publishing free fiction & those linking it

Thursday, May 7, 2009

John Varley's "Bagatelle" (novelette, terrorism, free): Defusing a human bomb

Free fiction: Podcast of Edwin A Abbott's "Flatland"

Real science: A gadget from Murray Leinster's "The Skit-Tree Planet"

Tom Williams' "Three Strikes" (flash fiction, AI, free)

Free fiction: Comic book adaptation of Fredric Brown's "Arena"

Free fiction: DailyLit

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

A Bertram Chander's "The Subtracter" aka "The Minus Factor" (novelette, politics, free): Someone has taken Asimov's psychohistory to heart

Monday, May 4, 2009

J G Ballard's "The Autobiography of J.G.B." aka "The Secret Autobiography of J. G. B******" (short story, apocalypse, free)