Annalee Newitz’s 'Autonomous': Cyberpunk from the Female Perspective

Column by Bart Bishop February 27, 2018
A look at Annalee Newitz’s 'Autonomous', a science-fiction novel from 2017 that is influenced by cyberpunk in its tackling of Big Pharma and gender fluidity.
Bookshots: 'Escapology' by Ren Warom

Bookshots: 'Escapology' by Ren Warom

Review by Cath Murphy
This book is likely to induce toxic levels of adrenaline. I recommend you read it in a quiet environment - an isolation tank would work - and won't be responsible for what happens if you don't.

Bookshots: 'Central Station' by Lavie Tidhar

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of 'Central Station' by Lavie Tidhar.

Anatomy of an Action Scene: The Advantages of Present Tense

Column by Bart Bishop February 4, 2016
A look at how writing in the present tense can amplify an action scene.
Bookshots: 'The Peripheral' by William Gibson

Bookshots: 'The Peripheral' by William Gibson

Review by Max Booth III
As a favor for her brother, Flynne agrees to cover his shift beta testing a new virtual reality game. While deep in the game, Flynne witnesses something nobody expected her to see.

Punkpunk: A Compendium of Literary Punk Genres

Column by Daniel Hope February 17, 2014
A list of the types of science fiction punk genres, starting at cyberpunk and working our way to absurdity.