Archive for April, 2007

Critical essays

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Written (and approved) for a major reference book that never appeared:

"James Branch Cabell"
"John Myers Myers"
"Thorne Smith"

Posted on International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.

Conspiracy Theories and Drilkjis

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

A mass of old material, on line at last:

Conspiracy Theories (1987 chapbook) ed. Chris Evans (uploaded with his permission)
Drilkjis (1976-1982 fanzine) ed. Dave Langford & Kevin Smith: a selection. Requires login: user name fan, password malsenn.

Posted on International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.

Two stories

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

“comp.basilisk FAQ” (Nature “Futures”, 1999)
“New Hope for the Dead” (Nature “Futures”, 2005)

Posted on International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.

SFX 153 column and feature

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

An already outdated column, designed to give the hastily organized 2007 Eastercon a boost; plus my “SFX Book Club” piece on The Stars My Destination.

Posted on International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.

Interzone Photos

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Having written a series of stories about terrible images that destroy the mind, it is only consistent that I should start posting the photographs that (since Interzone‘s last redesign in December 2006) have been appearing at the head of my “Ansible Link” column: see here.

Cloud Chamber 156

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Yes, it’s been a long time, and this first issue since 2005 is largely a letter column. Maybe now I can fudge up some more “Random Reading” mini-reviews for a new CC. Don’t hold your breath.

Now I’m off to the Eastercon in Chester. Normal service will be resumed, or not.

SFX 152 column

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

“The Trouble With Harry”. Er, yes, that Harry. Having written a whole book about young Scarface, I couldn’t resist this scrap of sordid self-promotion when the thing was finally published.

Ansible 237, April 2007

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Just uploaded here. As noted in the previous post, I’m still grateful that — after all these slightly embarrassing years — readers continue to remember me and Ansible in the included Hugo nominations. Nevertheless, it’s good to see some fresh names in the fan writer shortlist.