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Alien Intelligence, Close to Home

Thanks to a clever octopus in New Zealand who escaped back to the sea, there’s been a lot of talk lately about animal intelligence.  A recent book by Frans de Waal  questions whether we are even smart enough to know … Continue reading

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Review: The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead

The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead by Lorinda J. Taylor My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is full of marvelous science fiction elements, building not only a vision of a future academia on Earth, … Continue reading

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Darkly Dreaming, in the Elevator

One of the things I try to do when I write is to look for the right metaphors that not only capture something essential about whatever I’m referring to, but also suit the narrative voice of the story.  This is … Continue reading

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Chatting with Colin Harvey, Author and Anthologist

Colin Harvey has some great novels out in a variety of genres, and has turned his hand to editing as well. He stopped in to talk about his latest anthology project. . . 1. What was the inception of the … Continue reading

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Talking with Nancy Fulda, winner of the Jim Baen Memorial Award

Nancy Fulda is an up-and-coming author with some great short fiction out there, and a novel in progress–often based on some very interesting science ideas. 1.  What was the inception of the project you’re most excited about?  What were your … Continue reading

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