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jamesdorrwriter · 4h ago

TOMBS Interview Goes Up Early!

Yes, we said “Friday night” (see post just below), but the Gehenna & Hinnom Books interview of me on TOMBS:  A CHRONICLE OF LATTER-DAY TIMES OF EARTH is live now!  Kudos go to Editor/Intervi...
jamesdorrwriter · 1d ago

At the Movies: 25 Best This Century SF; Tombs-Specific Interview Friday Night?

SF film fans delight, courtesy of INDIEWIRE.COM let us wallow together in “The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’,” by Chris O’Falt, Graham Winfrey, K...
jamesdorrwriter · 4d ago

And About That Interview. . .

Now, about that interview (see May 18 two posts below, April 18) . . . it’s here!  Conducted by blogger Gwendolyn Kiste, this is a fairly straightforward one with mentions both of TOMBS:  A ...
jamesdorrwriter · 4d ago

The True Life of Mermaids; Writers Guild Celebrates Nancy Chen Long Publication

Let us take a quick trip down memory lane to April 25 and my coverage of the Polish mermaid film THE LURE, a Goth-rock variant of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.”  Then, back ...
jamesdorrwriter · 1W ago

The Ghoul-Poet Post Up from Heidi Angell; Gwendolyn Kiste Interview Scheduled Monday, May 22

And here it is, the third of my TOMBS-related essays in Heidi Angell’s AN ANGELL’S LIFE OF BOOKISH GOODNESS.  This one is titled “The Ghoul-Poet” and has to do in part with the division of T...
jamesdorrwriter · 1W ago

ToC, Cover Sneak Preview for Third Flatiron Cat’s Breakfast; Rhysling Antho Arrival on Weekend

So came the announcement from Editor/Publisher Juliana Rew:  It’s hard to believe that summer’s almost here. And so is the new anthology, CAT’S BREAKFAST:  TRIBUTE TO KURT VONNEGUT.  A doubl...
jamesdorrwriter · 1W ago

Science Fact Alert: Earth-Like Planets Keep Being Discovered

Well, sort of, kind of, maybe in the ballpark, but science fiction writers and fans be alert.  More possibly Earthlike, possibly life-friendly planets, or at least their discovery,  may be o...
jamesdorrwriter · 2W ago

Players Pub Spoken Word Series Includes Nine (Count ‘Em!) Walk-On Readers; Tombs Pre-Order Price War?

Thursday, while warm, was gloomy and threatening-rainy all day long, though the rain itself held off.  Nor did it disturb this month’s Bloomington Writers Guild-sponsored Second Thursdays Pl...
jamesdorrwriter · 2W ago

Dead Lines Eleventh on Short Mystery Blog

Told you so (cf. May 7; also April 28, 21 2015, et al.), and now it’s up.  A tale of les filles à les caissettes of New Orleans, in particular of the one named “Lo,” being interviewed by a r...
jamesdorrwriter · 2W ago

Hic Sunt Dracones Takes Bala Worm

Dragons — bad-ass dragons.  Dragons that destroy things and eat people, and the people/robots/aliens/time lords that fight them or out-smart them — or get eaten by them.  No story book drago...