Blue Tyson

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Books

Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Laird Barron (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
Major Fantasy Anthologies - A Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
For fantasy in general, the short story has been less of a focus than science fiction, it would appear. I certainly also have less of it in my collection, or in my head. However, such a form has been around a lot longer, with more practitioners. Monster and ghost stories galore for centuries, for example, not to mention the various mythological tales from all around the world.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plenty has been written about the decline of the short story, anthology and collection, and when you read some older books they have been saying the same thing for decades, even in the first issue of Asimov's magazine in 1977. I have also seen Gardner Dozois write about the acceleration of the 'lack of memory' of past science fiction work. Not too surprising perhaps with the pace of change. I h
Leigh Brackett’s Future History - Connecting the Stories: An Examination
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
It is well known that Leigh Brackett has a group of stories that share a common setting, and that those are based on the planets of the Solar System, primarily on Venus and Mars. However, there is much other SF included in 50+ short stories and ten novels. I thought it might be interesting to see what work might coherently fit in one Future History.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.
Guide to the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All the 5 star, 4.5 star and 4 star novels, collections, anthologies and short stories.
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Genre and Rating Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 263,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
SH = Scary Horror SF = Science Fiction SI = Shootist SO = Sorcery Fantasy SU = Supernatural Fantasy SL = Sleuth SD = Soldier SE = Speculative SP = Sport SY = Spy ST = Study SP = Superhero SW = Swords Second Position N = Novel C = Collection A = Anthology M = Magazine O = Omnibus S = Short Story E = Excerpt R = Serial X = Non-Fiction Out Of 5 Stars

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