Compton Crook Award Finalists Announced

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The Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc. (BSFS) created the Compton Crook Award in 1982 to honor the best first novel of the year written by an individual author in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror genre.   This year, the nominees for the 2016 Compton Crook Award are: 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – The Pebble in His Shoe

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“The past is a pebble in my shoe.” ― Edgar Allan Poe Ah, life.  It is fascinating.  Life stories are fascinating.  Sometimes, putting aside a writer’s manuscripts and looking at their “mundane”, real world life proves to be as fascinating as the stories they tell. Take Edgar Allan Poe.  I’ve […]

Gimbling in the Wabe – The Right Idea

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Sometimes, the hardest thing about writing a weekly column is coming up with a good idea.Often for me, ideas seem to appear just in the nick of time – ta dah! – giving me just enough slack to delve into the topic but not enough time to allow it to […]