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Austin Gragg, our benevolent Graggon Lord, generously shares what new works of bookery he has unearthed in the past month. The monthly version of his quarterly Graggonspeak column in which he digs deep into his hoard to share untold treasures of pen, paper and pixel. ARCs are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org or via snail mail at PO BOX 4195 Independence, MO 64051.
When it comes to thinking forward, Leonard Speiser is an expert. The mind behind several technology companies including Clover (sold to First Data) and Bix (sold to Yahoo!), he previously worked at eBay, Intuit, and CSFB. Here he shares his educated guesses on what science fiction might be fact in the next 50 years.
Remember that one movie...? Not only does Daniel M. Kimmel take us back in time to look at the movies that influenced us but he also explores how they continue to shape our genre today. Grab some popcorn and get ready to reminisce and discover.
A well crafted poem is very like a Japanese ninja sword, or ninjatō. Folding and layering metaphor and metal results in an instrument of precision, beauty and utility. Both ninja and poets rely on these creations. They are tools that change dynasties and protect the weak. In Word Ninja, Linda D. Addison explores the latest offerings from the dark poetry world and how they affect us... and possibly our future.
To speculate is to form a conjecture about a subject without firm evidence, something Angela Yuriko Smith indulges in daily. After years of being told to pipe down, she has finally found a quarterly forum where she can voice her opinion about all sorts of things—but most often about the thin paper veil between our world and that of words.