Tag Archives: Brian Aldiss

Billion Year Spree – further thoughts


Just finished The Neried. About myths, legends and homelessness; set in Blackpool. Just started Core. Set in the core of the Milky Way, in the Galactic Bar. Explores aliens —lots of aliens —sexuality and that kind of thing. ETA: unknown … Continue reading

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Billion Year Spree – a retrospective


When I start a new piece my first consideration is theme. If it’s not SF I generally launch straight into it, knowing it’ll be out of the way in a day or two. SF poses additional considerations, for example what, … Continue reading

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Isn’t quite what we’re looking for


Your story isn’t quite what we’re looking for right now. Seen that before? Perhaps, if you’re a writer trying to sell your stuff. It’s an ever present reminder that the editor / publisher takes a gamble each time a new … Continue reading

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