On SFF, Gender and Expanding Boundaries – Ruminations on who I read and why I read them.
The Shelf Life Of Secret History During Interesting Times – A guest Article from author Tom Doyle
Writing Fiction in a Time of Genuine Crisis – A guest article from author Patrick S. Tomlinson
An Interview with Tanya Huff – On the subject of the Confederacy Novels and some fan geeking out on my part.
Novel and Interesting Magic Systems, Part 2 – Yet more fiction with interesting Magic Systems.
Novel and Interesting magic Systems Part 1 – Fantasy Fiction with interesting Magic Systems.
Top Five 2015 Books of the Year – My top five list of books read in 2015 published in 2015
Top Five Non-2015 Books of the Year – My top five list of books read in 2015 not published in 2015
The Forgotten Realms – A six-part series of Forgotten Realms reviews evaluating the influence of the setting on Fantasy.
Ranking, Rating and Reviewing – Some thoughts and advice for fellow reviewers.
Five Ways to Never End Your Story – A list of supremely frustrating story-ending tropes.
‘A Memory of Light’ A Triumph of the Will? – Meditations on the ending of The Wheel Of Time. SPOILERS
Meanwhile, Over There – Thoughts on shared-world fiction, and the best way to approach it.
The Broken Empire Trilogy: A Retrospective – Thoughts on Mark Lawrence’s ‘The Broken Empire Trilogy.