War of the WorldsI had no idea this HG Wells classic had been remade. I don’t know much about it except that it’s mostly set in Europe, and it looks like the inv…
A professor of morbid curiosity.I sent out my first invoice in nearly four months yesterday - since early April, according to my invoicing app. And that last invoice I sent was…
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How to keep the flame alive when you're undead.It happens to all relationships eventually. Living death. Not the metaphorical death of mad passion and swooping love that succumbs to the tediu…
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WW 3.1. A sneak peek at the new Axis of Time novel.A little later this year the Axis of Time series will restart with World War 3.1, picking up where Stalin’s Hammer left our heroes and villains …
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Asimov's FoundationIt’s been a helluva long time since I read Foundation, or tried to. I vaguely recall it being a bit… unfocussed. Or didactic. Or something. Anyw…
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The role of military SF in technological innovation(I originally did this as a talk at the Australian Defence College in Canberra. When we still did things like that, obviously). In the summer of…
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Shaken and stirred.“Can I have an espresso martini?” The young woman asked. The waiter smiled, but it was a cruel and unusual smile. “I can make you a martini,” he…
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