Month: May 2016

God is dead; they found his carcass floating in space near Alpha – Our Friends from Frolix 8 review by Sigfrid

Traditionally a novel spends its early sections introducing some form of crisis, and its later sections dealing with the consequences that follow. Philip K Dick has a curious habit of only developing the problem and then signing off, leaving the rest to the reader’s imagination. To date I have found no better examples of this … Continue reading God is dead; they found his carcass floating in space near Alpha – Our Friends from Frolix 8 review by Sigfrid

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SFFChronicles – Brian Turner interview by SilentRoamer

I recently posted an article about the importance of community and not being isolated into a readership of one. One of the sites I mentioned was SFFChronicles, shortened by its frequent visitors to the Chrons, possible the largest online SFF Forum and rapidly approaching 2 million posts! I took some time to speak with Brian Turner the … Continue reading SFFChronicles – Brian Turner interview by SilentRoamer

The importance of online and not so online communities – by SilentRoamer

For a long time as an SFF reader I didn't speak to many other SFF readers, my meagre interactions were limited to a local market trader (who I bought many great books from but who sadly moved on) and a few friends who read erratically despite all of the fantastic books i loaned them and for which they had never asked to borrow. To my continued … Continue reading The importance of online and not so online communities – by SilentRoamer