I WON!! This is big…VERY BIG!! I just won the 2020 Cosmos Prize for my pulp story, “Battle at Neptune.” This is a big win for me as it was judged as a pulp science fiction story by people who really know what they’re reading. From the judges: Grand Prize: Battle at Neptune, by Sara […]
Category: Space Opera
I was delighted when PulpFest editor, Mike Chomko, asked me to write an article celebrating Captain Future’s eightieth birthday. The article is out today.
When PulpFest’s blog editor asked me to write an article about Astounding/Analog’s 90th birthday I had only the slightest idea of what I’d be writing about. Oh sure, I knew the magazine and I knew that John W. Campbell, Jr. was a hugely important figure in the history of science fiction. He had an extraordinarily […]
I’m pretty stubborn. I’ve been told that a lot. One of the things I’m stubborn about is that there are worthy heroines in Golden Age science fiction. Looking at those old pulp covers you’d never believe it, I know. But I’ve dug up some pretty interesting gals for my newest article on the Heroines of […]
There are many things about this plot that are not new — an amnesiac hero who’s a dangerous political hot potato, who’s really from a distant star system and is a prince disguised as an ordinary man. These storylines are common in science fiction, fantasy, and even in magical girl/boy manga. But there’s an elegant […]