Monday, August 30, 2010

Reginald Bretnor's "Bug-Getter" (flash fiction, humor, free)

Sunday, August 29, 2010

JR Hume's "Self Promotion" (flash fiction, horror, free)

Free fiction: 6 short stories of Kim Stanley Robinson

New at Project Gutenberg (29 August 2010)

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Duncan Shields' "Swimming" (flash fiction, free)

"Astounding Science Fiction", October 1959 (ed John W Campbell, Jr) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Friday, August 27, 2010

Philip K Dick's "The Variable Man" (novella, war, free): A mechanical genius against a machine worshiper

"Monster vs lot of people" fiction

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Henry Hasse's "One Purple Hope!" (short story, drug addiction, free)

A few good stories of Hal Clement

Hal Clement's "Blot" (novelette, first contact): When Asimovian robots failed to distinguish "human" from "robot"

New at Project Gutenberg (24 August 2010)

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Reginald Bretnor's "Unknown Things" (short story, horror, free)

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Sean McMullen's "The Precedent" (novelette, environmental dystopia, free): "Victims" of global warming witch-hunt its culprits

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Roi R Czechvala's "First Date" (flash fiction, romance, free)

Fiction about "non-DNA life"

Jason Sanford suggests some online stories worth reading

"Demolished Man" borrowed a character name from "Brave New World"

Friday, August 20, 2010

"Astounding Science-Fiction", Vol XXVIII No 2 (October 1941) (ed John W Campbell, Jr) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Free fiction: Thrilling Wonder Stories, October 1936

Thursday, August 19, 2010

No post tonight

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Piers Anthony's "In the Barn" (novelette, animal rights, free): What if humans were cattle?

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Lester del Rey's "Over the Top" (short story, war, free): Men go to war, unless distracted!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Some good fiction of Murray Leinster

Recent evolution of sf short fiction publishing

Sunday, August 15, 2010

John Scalzi's "The President's Brain is Missing" (short story, satire, free): Ultimate in VIP security!

Ray Bradbury's "The Marriage"

Happy Independence Day, India

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Daniel Alarcón's "Second Lives" (short story, non-genre, free): Portraits of some "typical" people from Mexico of 1980s

"Astounding Science Fiction", October 1955 (British Edition) (ed John W Campbell, Jr) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Friday, August 13, 2010

Aaron Henderson's "As Long As It Takes" (flash fiction, first contact, free)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Derrick Bell's "The Space Traders" (novelette, racism, free): US sells its black citizens to aliens!

Good online short fiction originally published during 2010

Couple of tidbits about Ray Bradbury

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

George O Smith's "Redevelopment" (as by Wesley Long) (novelette, space opera, free): A mean girl is about to learn a lesson in humility

Reginald Bretnor's "The Man on Top" (short story, free): An arrogant man is humbled

Free fiction: 6 short stories of Reginald Bretnor

Monday, August 9, 2010

Alva J Roberts (ed)'s "Zero Gravity: Adventures in Deep Space" (anthology, 2010): Table of contents

Leh disaster vs "The Swamp was Upside Down"

Microfiction: How to tell if a species is evolutionary dead end?

"The Magazine of Fantasy", Vol 1 No 1 (Fall 1949) (eds Anthony Boucher & J Francis McComas) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Julia M Sidorova's "Messenger" (short story, Christianity, free): Reimagining the Biblical lore of the relationship between God & Satan

Free movies: 27 genre movies in English from 1950s

New at Project Gutenberg (7 August 2010)

Free fiction: Massive collection of old pulp magazines

Sequels to "Witches of Karres"

Friday, August 6, 2010

(Mostly) very brief overviews of some short fiction of Charles Stross

Off topic: Cellphone users, beware of your service provider!

No post tonight

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Antipodean SF, #146 (August 2010) (magazine, free): Annotated table of contents & review

Some worthy novels of James P Hogan

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Should resume posting day after tomorrow (Wednesday night)