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  • Guest Post: My Influences are Showing! by David Liss
  • Guest Post – Fantastic Food by Gaie Sebold
  • Guest Post: Predicting the Future: Inventing Future Technology in Sci-Fi by A.G. Wyatt
  • Guest Review: Jo Zebedee on Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Guest Post: The Art of Demon Hunting by Cynthia Vespia
  • Why Conventions Matter for Authors and Readers by Gail Z. Martin
  • Ups and Downs of Being an Author by Marc Turner
  • New Worlds, New Sciences by Carolyn Ives Gilman
  • The Complicated Process of Writing! by Michael Aronovitz
  • Writing Alternative Histories Craig Cormick
  • Exclusive Extract from Crashing Heaven
  • Teleportation, The Impossible Dream by Peter Clines
  • Jo Zebedee on writing – Being Chosen
  • The (unofficial) Top 20 Fantasy Series of SFFWorld.com
  • Sci vs. Fi? by Thomas Waite
  • The Not-Really Sci-Fi Fan by J.W. Allen
  • The Fermi Paradox… Where are they? by Ralph Kern
  • Expanding the Authorial Palate: A Study in Red by Rob Queen
  • Nine Dragons I Have Known by Alyc Helms
  • WRITING FROM A SCRIPT by Seaton Kay-Smith
  • Jo Zebedee on writing – What are the consequences?
  • Deleted Scene: The Hellaquin in the Froggary
  • Star Trek Memories – A British perspective.
  • The Expert vs. The Bumpkin: On Genre Exposition and Reader Expectations by Harry Connolly
  • Why do I write SF? by Dave Bara
  • MASTER OF PLAGUES Blog Tour: An Interview with E.L. Tettensor
  • Why My Second book is Nothing Like the First by Alexes Razevich
  • SFFWorld Best of 2014: Part 3 – Genre Film & TV
  • SFFWorld Best of 2014: Part 2 – Science Fiction
  • SFFWorld Best of 2014: Part 1 – Fantasy & Horror
  • The Top 5 Earth Invasion Methods from Movies
  • Writing a prequel by Jim Bernheimer
  • Article: Empires: Extraction and Empires: Infiltration
  • Article: Empires: Infiltration and Empires: Extraction
  • Why Adults Need to Read Young Adult and Children’s Books by Jeyn Roberts
  • The Quirks of Playing in Two Sandboxes: Erin Lindsey on Pseudonyms [GUEST POST]
  • Dystopia vs. Utopia by Gavin Smith (Guest Post)
  • Rules and Ornaments in Secondary World Fantasy by Robert Jackson Bennett [Guest Post]
  • There is No Genre, Only Story by Kameron Hurley (MIRROR EMPIRE Blog Tour)
  • Climate Fiction by Claude Nougat
  • What Makes Urban Fantasy by Gail Z. Martin
  • Why Urban Fantasy Might Sound Like Science Fiction by Tom Doyle
  • Where writers don’t get their ideas – an article by A J Dalton.
  • Would you like Steampunk or Dystopia with that? by Jaleigh Johnson
  • Finding Inspiration for a SF Novel by Jay Posey
  • Why I write urban fantasy by Debbie Johnson
  • What is epic fantasy by Freya Robertson
  • Article: The World of The Boy with the Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick
  • SHAKESPEARE system for helping authors figure out self-publishing by Matthew Mather
  • Has modern Sci Fi strayed too far from its roots?
  • Hobbit’s 50 at 50
  • Author Guest Post: Joseph D’Lacey on Post-Apocalytpic Fiction
  • Article: Collaborating With Myself by Paul McAuley
  • This Sucks and is Terrible or is Fantastic and Slathered in Nutella – Writing in Arcs by Myke Cole
  • SFFWorld Review of 2013 Part 3: Film & TV.
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2013 Part 2: Science Fiction Books
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2013 Part 1: Fantasy and Horror Books
  • Exclusive Extract from Behind the Sofa
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 16: DEADMAN’S ROAD by Joe R. Lansdale
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 15: MIDNIGHT RIOT by Ben Aaronovitch
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 14: THE COMPLETE JOHN SILENCE STORIES by Algernon Blackwood
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 13: Best Ghost Stories of Algernon Blackwood
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 12: Tales of Horror and the Supernatural
  • Freya Robertson: How Gaming Influenced Heartwood
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 11: The Ritual
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 9 & 10: Longtooth & Near Zennor
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 8: Who Fears the Devil?
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 7: Softspoken
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 6: Hell House
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 5: A Stir of Echoes
  • What’s a Serial and Why Would I Read One?
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 4: The Sinful Ones
  • Virtue or Vice? Lust
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 3: Joyland
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 2: NOS4A2
  • 2013 Countdown to Hallowe’en 1:
  • SFFWorld Countdown to Hallowe’en 2013
  • Virtue or Vice? Sorrow
  • Tips for Wr…Everyone — Don’t Start With Boredom!
  • The Unrepenting Rebel
  • Am I Committed or Committable?
  • Who Am I?
  • How to Choose a Virtual Tour Service Provider: My Reading Addiction
  • Creativity & Madness: Living on the Thin Line
  • Beta Readers: A Love-Hate Relationship (the more they hate me, the more I love them)
  • How to Choose a Virtual Tour Service Provider: Innovative Online Book Tours
  • The Five Ps
  • Tips for writers: Review of Pump Up Your Book
  • The Piracy War
  • Tax Treaties and the IRS: What Every Non-US Indie Author Needs to Know
  • Just So, Riyria Style – A Guest Post by Michael J. Sullivan
  • Tips for Writers: How to Hire a Virtual Tour Service
  • Tips for Writers: The One-Word Sentence by Christine Amsden
  • Tips for Writers: Making Magic Believable by Christine Amsden
  • Myth Busters, Grammar Edition: Starting a Sentence with And or But by Christine Amsden
  • Blog for SFF World – A Hero for the End of the World
  • Evie Manieri Guest Post
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2012 Part 3
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2012 Part 2
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2012 Part 1
  • Titanic SF
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year 2011: Part 3
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2011: Part 2
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year 2011: Part 1
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year, 2010: part 3
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year 2010 Part 2
  • SFFWorld Review of the Year 2010 part 1
  • SFFWorld’s SF Review of 2009
  • SFFWorld’s Fantasy Review of 2009
  • SFFWorld Favourite Books Review 2008 (Part 3)
  • SFFWorld Favourite Books Review 2008 (Part 2)
  • SFFWorld Favourite Books Review 2008 (Part 1)
  • Science Fiction: Alive and Kicking
  • SFFWorld Best Reads 2007 (Part II)
  • SFFWorld 2007 Best Reads Review (Part 1)
  • A Changing of the Guard, Part II
  • A Changing of the Guard, Part I
  • CAULDRON BUBBLE, ADD LEEKS AND CELERY
  • Field Trip
  • Hard SF Essentials For Non-scientist Authors
  • Eastern European Folklore and its Influences on The Tears of Artamon
  • 2005 Year in Review
  • Harry Potter and Fantasy – A Quick Look!
  • Best Fantasy book
  • Writing Music by J.R. Murdock
  • Writing Rituals by J.R. Murdock
  • Minor Characters by J.R. Murdock
  • The Great Shift toward Said
  • The African American Science Fiction Character in Literature, Television, and Film by Ben Davis Jr.
  • How to Submit a Query Letter by Lillian Cauldwell
  • Fan Fiction: Bane or Boone? by Noelle Hay
  • The Gift of Immortality by Paul Kieniewicz
  • The Economics of Being a Fantasy Writer by Jeff Wheeler
  • Literature as a Form of Science Fiction by Peter Bottomley
  • Starting An Internet e-Publishing Business Was Not Easy by Jay Dubya
  • Viewing the Icons by William Alan Rieser
  • On The Infinite Endurance of Some Bogeymen by William Alan Rieser
  • The Death of Science Fiction by Bret Funk
  • Poetics, East and West by Seshendra Sharma
  • The Knights Templar by Katherine Kurtz
  • Lucid Writing Advice V by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Lucid Writing Advice VII by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Science Fantasy by Ian Irvine
  • Interview with a Dragon by Holly Lisle
  • Author’s note Hidden Empire by Kevin J. Anderson
  • Lucid Writing Advice IV by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Dune versus Dune by Byron Merritt
  • The Backburner Book by Karin Lowachee
  • On Fantasy by Alma A. Hromic
  • Folklore by Cecilia Dart-Thornton
  • Lucid Writing Advice III by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Lucid Writing Advice II by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Lucid Writing Advice by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Learning Novel’ Writing from Agents and Editors by Jay Dubya
  • Revisiting the past to save the future by Stephen Baxter
  • On the Insufferability of Druidom by William Alan Rieser
  • The Power of Art by Sheri S. Tepper
  • September 11 and the Lord of the Rings by Noelle Hay
  • Science Fiction: Editing and writing in the genre by Peter Heyrman
  • The Stepchild of Literature by Alma A. Hromic
  • Fantasy Fans by Noelle Hay
  • Literary Editors by Dashjianta
  • What Works in Science Fiction Writing by G. Miki Hayden
  • On the Need for Effective Fantasy by William Alan Rieser
  • Where is Science Taking Us? by C.J. Cherryh
  • The Mystery of the New by Sean Russell
  • Beyond a Vision by Janny Wurts
  • On the Eerie Uncertainty of AI by William Alan Rieser
  • Lucid Writing Advice VI by Antavius Flagg
  • Tips for New Authors by Neil Charles Cladingboel
  • Sexism and Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series by Abby Goldsmith
  • Dickens, Thurber, Andersen, London and Perseus by Jay Dubya
  • On the Effrontery of Wonder Women by William Alan Rieser
  • Journalism, Creativity and Reactionary Creativity by Jay Dubya
  • An Appreciation of Tolkien by William Alan Rieser
  • Story Beginnings – Ten to avoid by William Meikle
  • Can Anyone Tell the Time? by William Alan Rieser
  • Genre Difficulties by William Alan Rieser
  • A way with worlds: 48 – Apocalypse How
  • A Problem, Not a Fantasy by Antavius S. Flagg
  • Human Cloning – Should it be done? by R. Aditya Narayan
  • Life: A Fate Worse Than Death by J. Knight
  • A way with worlds: 46 – Dark Mary Sue
  • A way with worlds: 45 – Aslan Meets His Match: Theme versus Setting
  • The Grandfathers of Fantasy by L.A. Solinas
  • A way with worlds: 44 – The Drought
  • A way with worlds: 43 – TMI
  • Lord of the Rings: Judeo Christian Ethics and Mythos by L.A. Solinas
  • A way with worlds: 30 – Cycles of Conflict
  • Metaplanetary – Author’s Note by Tony Daniel
  • A way with worlds: 42 – Without Words
  • The Future of Artificial Intelligence by Chris Moy
  • A way with worlds: 40 – Communicating Your World
  • A way with worlds: 41 – Playing God
  • A way with worlds: 39 – Technology and Terminology
  • A way with worlds: 38 – Parallel Earths
  • A way with worlds: 37 – God, Darwin, History
  • Online Publishing vs. TraditionalPublishing – A Personal Experience by Kay Crist
  • A way with worlds: 36 – The March
  • Fantastic 2000: A Review of the Year in Fantasy by Rob H. Bedford
  • A way with worlds: 34 – The Odds
  • The Lost Dawn by Stuart Atkinson
  • A way with worlds: 32 – Yin and Yang: Knowledge and Ignorance
  • A way with worlds: 31 – Losing the Race
  • Personalised writing by Paul Escu
  • Doctoring the Tardis by Ebony McKenna
  • A way with worlds: 29 – Why are we doing this?
  • A way with worlds: 28 – Timeline-Based Writing: The Critical Axis
  • Fantasy: Another Boys Club? by Carrie Badorek
  • A way with worlds: 26 – More Crime and Punishment
  • New Ideas for a New Century of SF by James Wittenbach
  • A way with worlds: 25 – Crime and Punishment (and a lot of other stuff)
  • A way with worlds: 24 – Service, Service!
  • Don’t Judge Fantasy by its Label by Lee Ann Cuccia
  • The truths and legends about King Arthur by Alairic Seruthsson
  • Music to build a world by Ebony McKenna
  • What are Electronic Books (and why should I care)? by Xina Marie Uhl
  • A way with worlds: 21 – Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed
  • Tek War: Shatner’s Future by fourwalker@yahoo.com
  • The Last Unicorn by fourwalker@yahoo.com
  • The Sheep Look Up: A Book of Environmental Disaster by fourwalker@yahoo.com
  • The Left Hand of Darkness: the Role of Sex by fourwalker@yahoo.com
  • End of Eternity: the Non-Foundation Asimov by fourwalker@yahoo.com
  • A way with worlds: 20 – Yin and Yang: The Deadly Hero
  • A way with worlds: 19 – World View: Evolving with Alicia Ashby
  • A way with worlds: 18 – Putting it all together: Xai
  • Why Fantasy and Why Now? by R. Scott Bakker
  • A way with worlds: 16 – Yin and Yang: Utopia Dystopie Cornucopia
  • A way with worlds: 15 – Timeline-Based Writing
  • A way with worlds: 14 – Creating new religions
  • A way with worlds: 13 – Writing religion in your continuity
  • A way with worlds: 12 – Finding Inspiration
  • A way with worlds: 11 – Attitude
  • A way with worlds: 07 – Getting a Vision
  • A way with worlds: 10 – The Fanfic Rebellion!
  • A way with worlds: 09 – Retcon as Continuity
  • A way with worlds: 08 – Your Worlds are in Danger!
  • A way with worlds: 06 – Pyramids of Power
  • A way with worlds: 04 – Intelligent life and culture
  • A way with worlds: 03 – In the beginning . . . there was a lot of planning
  • A way with worlds: 02 – It is the little things that count
  • Our Dimensionality by Timothy James Faulkner
  • A Fiction Ramble by Fletch .J. Bush
  • Self-Publishing Digs Deep Into Your Pocket: But The Rewards Can Be Gratifying by Marrissa R. Dick
  • Better Red Than… Green? by Stuart Atkinson
  • A Deep Breath by Stuart Atkinson
  • Waiting… by Stuart Atkinson
  • Mars in Our Time by Gregory Benford
  • How to Spot a Fantasy Lover by Amanda B. Blackburn
  • A Reflection on Tolkien’s World – Gender, Race & Interpreted Political, Economic, Social & Cultural Allegories by Michael Skeparnides
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