Critic Jonathan McCalmont refers to my series of interviews with genre people in this piece that takes a serious look at reviewing and social media.
There are big changes underway here at SCy-Fy. To take up a new day job I have just moved countries, from Italy to Ireland. My family left Ireland four generations and 160 years ago and I am the first to return. To celebrate this, the look of the blog has changed from Italian azzurro to… Continue reading Back to the Land of my (great-great-great-grand) Fathers
Today’s guest is Ferg at the Quiet Fantasy Book Blog. SCy-Fy: How do you plan your posts, Ferg? QFBB: If I am doing a review, I plan out my thoughts on paper first. I have a simple format, breaking down the book review into four categories: likes, dislikes, thoughts and summary. If I have the… Continue reading Interview with The Quiet Fantasy Book Blog
My guest today is SFF BookTuber Brock from Let’s Read. SCy-Fy: How do you prepare for a show, Brock? LR: First I have to make sure certain people are unconscious, meaning I put the kids to sleep. The room where I shoot doesn’t receive much light at any time of day, so a few work… Continue reading Interview with Let’s Read
Welcome to the 100th in this series of interviews with science fiction and fantasy bloggers, podcasters, booktubers and magazines. That’s a lot of questions and answers! Thanks to all the interviewees and also to all the readers who have followed me. There’s a heat wave in Europe at the moment, so I have drifted down… Continue reading Interview with Luke Brown (SFFWorld)
I’m talking with Joe Sherry, who has been writing for far too long at Adventures in Reading. His reviews and articles have appeared in Fantasy Magazine, The Sacramento Book Review, and Speculative Fiction 2014. SCy-Fy: Joe, you are one of the veterans of genre blogging. JS: Let’s just say that I’ve been doing this for… Continue reading Interview with Joe Sherry (Adventures in Reading)