‘2084: The Anthology’ by Unsung Stories – 2nd review of 3

‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ does villainy so well its antagonists are part of our language: from the treacherous shopkeeper to the harsh genius O’Brian; from Big Brother to Winston himself as he willingly becomes the thing he hates. Prize for most hateful bastardy in ‘2084’ goes to the mysterious organisers of EJ Swift’s ‘The Endling Market’. Like […]

Review of ‘The Enclave’ by Anne Charnock

    There just isn’t anyone else writing like Anne Charnock. Her exquisitely-crafted short novels are like super-distilled iced vodka, clear, compulsive and with a kick that comes later. You also don’t need much to get off your head. In this one, part of a series of four novellas by different authors published by NewCon […]

SF: Where Education Starts & Ends

My second transmission from Eastercon 2017 is distilled from the 14 April ‘Science Educator & Author’ panel with Dr David L Clements, Anne Charnock, V Anne Smith, TJ Berg & Wyken Seagrave One of the many great gags in the US sitcom ‘Silicon Valley’ takes place when the embattled CEO finally gets his tech start-up […]