Category Archives: Authors and Writing

Audio Book Me This: Cetus Finalis Gets Tracked!

Hearken, reader, to heaps of interesting developments on the horizon. Most interestingly, is on the subject of audio books. With each successive publication, a very common question I get is whether Cetus Finalis, or Chili Bill’s tome, or TJ & … Continue reading

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“Bloodless; but it’s big in Uqbar.”

Hello, and welcome back to the Uncanny Valley! Our Borges discussion this week left us stimulated but mystified. In some ways, the story did not meet the criteria of science fiction, and it brought up questions as to why this … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Kajio Shinji

Where “Story of Your Life” is a story about almost too much science, in “Reiko’s Universe Box,” by Kajio Shinji, the science only functions metaphorically. Gill said it gave him insight into what kind of writer he is. “I’m more … Continue reading

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