Category Archives: The Blazing World

Speculative Fiction 2012 wins British Fantasy Society Award!

I’m super thrilled to say that Speculative Fiction 2012 won the British Fantasy Society Award for Non-Fiction today. As regular readers will be aware, my post, ‘Remembering Margaret Cavendish‘, was published in this volume as one of the fifty ‘best … Continue reading

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Hugo nomination baby!

Speculative Fiction 2012 has been nominated for a Hugo! That’s the book in which one of my posts has been published, OMG. Whilst the nomination is really for our illustrious editors, Justin Landon and Jared Shurin, I am still tickled … Continue reading

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The Second Annual Serene Wombles

Two years! Woo-woo! Thanks for keeping with me. It’s been another hell of a year, and although Life Events have meant that I wasn’t able to review quite as much as I would have liked, you’ve stuck with me, and … Continue reading

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Reviewing through the Time Machine: Remembering Margaret Cavendish

Earlier today something came across my tumblr that perpetuated a common myth. Which is to say that ‘Mary Shelley invented science fiction’. Now, if you want to say that ‘Mary Shelley was the mother of science fiction’… OK, there’s probably … Continue reading

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