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On ‘Hand-waving, Rule Bending and Other Dirty Tricks of Hard SF’

  This article is based on a session at AussieCon 4. A central concern in the discussion for this panel was: Should the story fit the science, or should the science fit the story, in ‘hard’ science fiction? Charles Stross … Continue reading

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Trent Jamieson – Author Interview

You have described Death Most Definite as “a love story about Death set in Brisbane. There is mystery and murder and explosions, and it’s a retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice tale, but with talking knives and zombies.” What makes … Continue reading

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Fantasy: Why is the genre so popular? by Rowena Cory Daniells

Since the Peter Jackson film of the same name, it would be safe to say that most people have heard of The Lord of the Rings, most people have a grasp of the fantasy genre. While the popularity of Tolkien’s … Continue reading

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