Book Review: The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova

The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova This book came with the tag line for the author, “Six time Hugo Award winner for best editor.” Wikipedia speaks about him as, “Benjamin William “Ben” Bova is an American writer. He is the author of more than 120 works of science fact and … More Book Review: The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova

Book Review: Metaphorosis: Best of 2017

Book Review: Metaphorosis: Best of 2017, Edited by B. Morris Allen Metaphorosis Publishing (Feb, 2018) Metaphorosis is an online magazine of science fiction and fantasy, and supported through Patreon. The stories are available exclusively on the website for first six months. This book Metaphorosis: Best of 2017, I got the digital ARC from Netgalley. This … More Book Review: Metaphorosis: Best of 2017

Book Review: The City & the City by China Miéville

Book Review: The City & the City by China Miéville “What a book! Surreal, wierd, and awesome.” That was my reaction when I read this book. China Miéville is a foremost Science fiction / fantasy writer of our times, with multiple awards and nominations under his belt. This book “A City and a City” was … More Book Review: The City & the City by China Miéville

Book Review: Reading 5X5 (Writers’ Edition)

Book Review: Reading 5X5 (Writers’ Edition) Edited by B. Morris Allen (Metaphorosis Publishing) Reading 5X5 is an anthology of SFF short stories, and I got the digital ARC from Netgalley. The foreward by B Morris Allen says, “five stories, five times”. This is what the book is. The most interesting thing about the short stories … More Book Review: Reading 5X5 (Writers’ Edition)

Book Review: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Book Review: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang This book, a collection of short stories was originally published with the above title in 2002. After the success of Arrival movie in 2016, the book was relaunched as “Arrival”. Here it may be pertinent to note that the Arrival movie is based on … More Book Review: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang