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Fluency, by Jennifer Foehner Wells (6:23)

Today we see that if you promise hard SF on the tin, implausibilities by the pound are not what you should pack inside. What I gleaned about the story: Dr….

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Burnt Worlds, by S.J. Madill (40:00)

Today we see a survivor who shows us what a star empire run by Canadians might look like. And I’m fascinated.

Episode 3: It’s all about librarians. And vampires. Librarian vampires for the win!

In this episode, Gilbert interviews two different librarians. One’s a promoter of good indie books (The Fussy Librarian) and the other is a college student and vampire who hunts bad…

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The Final Formula, by Becca Andre (26:19)

Today we see that when new characters are introduced in the middle of a fight scene, the action interferes directly with the reader’s attempts to compartmentalize the new faces.

The Last Outpost, by Hannah Ross (2:04)

Today we see that early warning signs are n often correct.