15 Favourite Bookish Magazines

Here is a list of fifteen of my favourite bookish websites and magazines. The ones that publish original short-stories which I sometimes like to read are marked with an asterisk. Continue reading “15 Favourite Bookish Magazines”

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Remixing Books

Occasionally when my mom sings to herself she often forgets the song lyrics and adds her own lines. She calls it a remix. When I’m telling a story to someone I often forget the details and may add my own details. Another kind of remix. Today I bring you book-remixes, where I combine the plots of two different books to make a new story.

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10 Favourite Diverse SFF Short-stories (online)

Hello fellow readers, bloggers and book dragons!

I’ve read a lot of short stories these past nine months and I have been thinking of sharing a few of my favourites. So when I saw this week’s prompt for Top Ten Tuesday, Favourite Novellas/Short Stories, I decided to participate at once. Continue reading “10 Favourite Diverse SFF Short-stories (online)”

Writing Inspiration: Learning to Fly Airships from a Spider

“The next time you see a spider web, please, pause and look a little closer. You’ll be seeing one of the most high-performance materials known to man”

– Cheryl Hayashi

In fantasy and steampunk books we often come across some sort of flying ships, these usually require some piece of magic rock or magnetic field to operate. Now spiders don’t need to fly airships if they ever want to take over the world, but the way in which they manage to fly to different and far off places sounds just as magical or science-fictional as these fictional means of transport, except with actual science behind it. So this is how they work Continue reading “Writing Inspiration: Learning to Fly Airships from a Spider”