Tag Archives: Alternate history

Motherland: Fort Salem. Kind of like a deflating party balloon.

Sometimes people have idea that must, in the moment, sound brilliant but just doesn’t work out. Like, “Cats, the Musical, with big-name non-musical actors and CGI!” or “Sweet potato pie, but with bone marrow!” This seems to be the case … Continue reading

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Slender Books; Great Work of Time

In 1990, Great Work of Time won the World Fantasy Award for best novella.  I’m surprised someone hasn’t snapped up John Crowley’s short book, given it a glossy steam-punk cover, and re-released it. Of course it isn’t steam-punk.  John Crowley’s … Continue reading

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Here is a link to Jon Courtenay Grimwood’s blog where he has Part One of an interesting essay on alternate history. By the way, if you haven’t read his novels, you are missing some good stuff.  And, there’s a planet … Continue reading

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