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There Is No Science Fiction

August 30, 2015 Ray Blank 4

“Do not try and bend the spoon, that’s impossible. Instead, only try to realize the truth…there is no spoon. Then you will see it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.” ― […]

Superversive Roundtable

Post Hugo Live stream at 3pm EST 29th

August 29, 2015 sciphi 0

There will be a post hugo live stream with John and Jagi Wright, Arlan Andrews, Kate the Impaler, Daddy Warpig and the usual crew. We shall offer some thoughts about the whole debacle. It should […]

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A suggestion for Puppies 2016

August 26, 2015 sciphi 0

Because everything sounds fancier in Latin and we are the heirs to the older more noble tradition unlike the nihilists in the puppy kickers. For those who don’t speak Latin (I don’t, a very nice […]

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Some post Hugo thoughts

August 24, 2015 sciphi 0

It has been an interesting year for the Hugos and I’ve taken a few days to reflect on the results. Strangely both of the extreme factions seem to have declared victory. The Puppy Kicker Brigade […]

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David Hallquist nails the #Hugos last night

August 23, 2015 sciphi 0

Fellow SuperversiveSF contributor and multiple times Sci Phi Journal contributor David Hallquist summed up the No Award’s at the Hugo’s last night perfectly in one sentence. Doesn’t the super-villain always set off the “Self-Destruct” when […]

Writing

How to Take Criticism

August 20, 2015 Brian Niemeier 2

Writers tend to be introverts. Most of us also crave external validation. Add in the fact that naturally shy authors seek approval by submitting deeply personal works for public consumption, and it’s no mystery why […]

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Canadian Firm Granted Space Elevator Patents

August 19, 2015 Ben Zwycky 0

Could the well-known sci-fi trope of space elevators be coming closer to reality? http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/aug/17/space-elevator-thothx-tower I’m skeptical, since 20 miles up is still far from space, and they would need to find a way to stabilize […]