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MIND MELD: Scientific Accuracy in Stories

Science fiction would be nothing without the science. Who doesn’t like reading about new or interesting ideas inside of a story? But should SF authors know their stuff [...]

May 22, 2008 // 6 Comments

MIND MELD: Stories Hollywood Should Film

This year’s summer movie slate is full of sequels and remakes of existing properties. As science fiction/fantasy fans we know there is a wealth of written material that [...]

May 8, 2008 // 17 Comments

MIND MELD: Underrated Authors

Judging by the amount of books we receive here at SF Signal (see 2008’s list right here), science fiction publishing in doing quite well. Trying to keep up with the [...]

April 24, 2008 // 7 Comments

MIND MELD: The Appeal of SF&F Art

If you’re like us, there’s nothing quite like a really cool piece of science fiction or fantasy art. For this week’s Mind Meld we decided to ask the [...]

March 20, 2008 // 3 Comments

MIND MELD: Is Young Adult SF/F Too Explicit?

A recent post by Nancy Kress concerning the mature themes of current young adult science fiction struck a chord with my own observations over the last few years. Namely, that [...]

March 12, 2008 // 59 Comments

MIND MELD: Science Fiction Series

If you take a look around your local bookstore’s SF section, you can’t help but notice the preponderance of book series on the shelves, especially in the fantasy [...]

March 6, 2008 // 12 Comments

Mind Meld Make-Up Test with Mike Resnick

When we asked Mike Resnick if he would like to participate in this week’s Mind Meld on short fiction, he graciously offered to respond to past questions as well. [...]

February 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: The Literature Of Ideas

Today we’re focusing on science fictional ideas. The ones that capture our imagination and fire the sense of wonder that drives us to read science fiction. Things like [...]

February 6, 2008 // 4 Comments

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