Archive for "Feb 2010"

Podcast Review #17: Metamor City – Making the Cut

Title: Metamor City – Making the Cut Author: Chris Lester Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy (yes, both) Released: 12 January 2008 – 1 May 2009 Located: iTunes, Author’s Site Formats Available: Podcast only at this time One of my rules that I set for myself is that I would only review podcast novels (at least at this point). […]

Pimp from Valhalla Preview

Rich:  Hey Odin didja hear about the crazy kiwi trying to auction off a sonic boom what the hell is up with that? Odin:  No man you got it all wrong  it’s not like that at all.  What Pip Ballentine is trying to do is raise money for Tee Morris’s daughter, Sonic Boom.  Yeah it’s […]

Nominate Weather Child for The Sir Julius Vogel Awards

Nominations have opened for the The Sir Julius Vogel Awards. These are the awards the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand Inc. award to New Zealand artists (and a few others listed in their Rules and Criteria) Although most of us can’t win, we’re all eligible to nominate works we enjoyed. Not only […]

Just the facts…

An interesting article was brought to my attention earlier by a link shared on Twitter. Being interested, I clicked the link and read this article in which the author describes the overall service provides with general accuracy. She then seems to disparage the authors that would be content to give away content for free. […]

Podcast Review #16: 7th Son: Book One – Descent

Title: 7th Son: Book One – Descent Author: J.C. Hutchins Genre: Apocalyptic Science Fiction Thriller Released: 24 February 2006 – 23 July 2006 Located: Podibooks, iTunes, Author’s Site Formats Available: Podcast, dead tree version through St. Martin’s Press, multiple ebook versions When I decided to write reviews of podcast fiction, I created a spreadsheet and […]

Podcast Review: Why I do it

Last week, Scott Roche (whose Archangel story was reviewed just this week in Podcast Review #15) asked something along the lines of “Are people not criticizing each others writing in this group on Twitter because we genuinely care for each other and don’t want to hurt each others feelings? What transpired was a really interesting […]

Podcast Review #15: Archangel: Through the Valley of Shadow

Title: Archangel Author: Scott Roche Genre: Fantasy Released: 31 July 2008 – 23 August 2008 Located: Author’s Site (previously found on iTunes) Formats Available: Podcast only at this time I’ve been following Scott Roche on Twitter (@spiritualtramp) for some time. Quite a while back, I asked what podcasts people were listening to, and Scott, like […]

Podcast Review #14: The Dreamer's Thread

Title: The Dreamer’s Thread Author: Starla Huchton Genre: Fantasy Released: 22 August 2009 – 31 January 2010 Located: Podibooks, iTunes, Author’s Site Formats Available: Podcast only at this time By this time most of you have heard of the tragedy that greeted the family of a good friend of many of ours, Tee Morris. The pain suffered […]

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