Something Old, Something New


I have been very pleased by the response to my post yesterday entitled “Where Have All the Good Blogs Gone?“, which tried to offer  some optimism after the recently announced closures of two well-known genre sites, SF Signal and My Bookish Ways. Pleased not just because this has been the most popular post on my site for… Continue reading Something Old, Something New

Where Have All the Good Blogs Gone?


  Two very well-known and much-loved genre sites have announced their closure over the last few days. First SF Signal, long-running multi-contributor site established by John DeNardo and JP Frantz. Then My Bookish Ways, the blog of SF Signal associate editor Kristin Centorcelli. These closures have prompted renewed discussion about  various issues that have been… Continue reading Where Have All the Good Blogs Gone?

SFF Interview Index


The 200th post on this blog is an early piece of new year’s resolution-satisfaction. I promised myself that in 2016 I would finally compile and publish a complete index of my series of interviews with SFF bloggers and other genre people that concluded six months ago. At last, links to all 102 of them are set out… Continue reading SFF Interview Index

Resolution Solution


The year is nearly  over, but there is still time to carry out a resolution for 2015. I have previously published various lists of links to science fiction and fantasy blogs that I think would be of interest to fans. It has been a year (December 2014) since I published such a list, so there… Continue reading Resolution Solution

A (Virtual) Room of One’s Own


The link post, in which I list some sites that I think might be interesting to other people, used to be a regular feature here on SCy-Fy. However, it has been many months since I posted one (you can find the old ones in the “SFF Links” tab in the menu), so I am today starting another series… Continue reading A (Virtual) Room of One’s Own

Interview with The Quiet Fantasy Book Blog


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

Interview with Luke Brown (SFFWorld)


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)