Welcome to San Cicaro New Cover

When working with creative people, it’s inevitable that you’re going to be bouncing ideas…


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The San Cicaro Experience

We live in difficult times, and they’re going to remain that way for a while. Many of us are stuck at home while those traveling do so with restrictions, for good reason. The one thing we all know…


Cog Review

Cyberpunk is a risky genre to write. On one hand, there is a strange, almost universally cultish feel to it that anyone and everyone appreciates. Even folks who normally do not like science fiction.…


Revenger Review

Revenger is the latest novel by Alastair Reynolds, a name that anyone familiar with modern sci-fi will immediately recognise. The bestselling author of the Revelation Space series along with other…


Race to the End of the Universe: Tau Zero Review

This week I thought I would go slightly retro and take a look back at some classic 1970s hard science fiction with Poul Anderson’s Tau Zero. This is the story of the stricken interstellar colony ship…


TV Turn-Offs: Shows We Quit

Ahhh, television. When do you cut your losses and stop watching? How many seasons does it take, or sharks jumped? Or did the end come much, much sooner than that? We maybe living in an era of great…


Bolo Rising Review

It began in 1976 when Keith Laumer published a series of short stories culminating into a novel-length release called Bolo. His concept revolved around massive, self-aware tanks that fight for…


No Man's Sky Review

I do not think it controversial to say that video games can be more akin to writing than any other media. In a game, the audience is often a co-author with agency to shape the outcome of the story.…


Legion Review

In the war torn future, it’s enjoyable to partake in the game of espionage from time to time. Spies and deceit, winning through wits over brawn or firepower. Fine spy literature can be…