The February Giveaways Continue

The February month of giveaways continues here at JFB Towers. This week you can win all of the following: World’s End Shadow The Pilgrims The Detainee The Glass Republic The City’s Son The Child Eater Fearie Tales A Book of Horrors Unholy War Scarlet Tides Cemetery Girl All you have …

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On the Advisability of Optimization . . .

When I’m slaving away over a hot manuscript, I don’t like the constant interruptions of email, so I have come to an agreement with myself (that I keep to at least forty per cent of the time): when I am editing, I check email once an hour. Even that’s a …

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Voting in the Hugos

Are you attending Loncon in August 2014? The first time the World Science Fiction convention has been held in Britain for 49 years? If not why not?! If you are, you are eligible to vote/nominate in the Hugo Awards. At some point you will have been sent an email giving …

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The Importance of Making a Point

I forgot . . . I’m meant to be doing a blog today. I haven’t even thought about it, which means my brain is coming up with something like: In my absence last week, many things happened here at JFB towers, including the extremely exciting acquisition of one The City …

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Women in Sci-Fi. The debate.

If you’re an SF fan, you would have had to be living with your head in the sand to miss this debate. It’s such a big one, I feel like it needs caps, or possibly a scrolly, fading-into-the-distance introduction akin to something you’d find in Star Wars. It is: WOMEN …

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