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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Coming Soon: 22nd Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction

The 22nd Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction will be hosted on the Sideshow. Our specific topic suggestion: Women in Space Westerns. Send submissions (blogged between May 3rd, 2008 and October 28th, 2008) to Nathan E. Lilly. Additional submission information is available on the submissions page.

This time last year… Beans, Blades, & Bullets

Beans, Blades, & Bullets: A Pulp Tale of Grit & Zen, by Steve Logan, was an unusual space samurai/cowboy tale.

Bang, zoom, straight to the moon!

Is anyone else slightly saddened that we haven’t been back lately? We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon… we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve […]

This time last year… Young as the Mountains

Young as the Mountains by C.J. Henderson is a second tale set in Bruce Gehweiler’s world of Byanntia.

This time last year… Interview with Mark L. Van Name

I had scheduled an Interview with Mark L. Van Name while at Balticon 41. I was initially a bit hesitant, although his work sounded like it would be a good fit, I was still a bit unsure. Mark gave me additional insights into what a Space Western is, and about the tropes of the Western […]

This time last year… Parasite Planet

Parasite Planet, was written in 1935 by Stanley Weinbaum, a science fiction writer whose career was all too brief.