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Everything We Know About Storytelling We Learned from The Lord of the Rings: Part III

The Return of EWKASWLFLOTR: Three for the Elves, and One Rule To Rule Them All writtern by Ian McHugh, on behald of the CSFG Hivemind The final chapter of the epic crap-talking journey that began with The Fellowship of EWKASWLFLOTR and continued with The EWKASWLFLOTR Towers!  XV: The Unfeasibly Large [...]

2019-08-01T07:57:25+10:0010th May, 2014|Tags: , , |

Everything We Know About Storytelling We Learned From Star Wars

Guest post by the CSFG Hive Mind (written by Ian McHugh) Star Wars being the endless font of storytelling wisdom and etceteras that it is, and after some lively discussion at our monthly CSFG members’ meeting, Everything I Know About Storytelling I Learned From Star Wars has spawned a not-very-long-awaited [...]

2019-08-01T07:57:20+10:0012th July, 2013|Tags: , , , , |

Fantastic Verses

by Tim Roberts (at thegreencastle.wordpress.com) While I was having fun browsing various dealer tables and stalls at Worldcon in Chicago last year (Chicon7), I discovered some fine and intriguing collections  of poems among all the anthologies, novels and books about Speculative Fiction. I ended up buying four different collection of [...]

2019-07-06T22:05:13+10:0026th March, 2013|Tags: , , |

The Attraction of Dystopian Fiction

by Ross Hamilton (article in A Writer Goes On A Journey) The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it. – Frank Herbert Dystopian fiction and why do we like it? An interesting question - but perhaps we should start by first [...]

2018-04-18T09:21:31+10:007th March, 2013|Tags: |