10 Science Fiction And Fantasy Stories That Editors Are Tired Of Seeing

To you, your short story is unique and perfect. To editors, it's "the third steampunk time-travel story we've seen this week." But which trends should you try to avoid? To find out, we asked some of the top editors in the field which type of science fiction and fantasy stories they're tired of seeing. Here's what they… » 4/22/14 10:28am 4/22/14 10:28am

To write this heartfelt emotional story, I had to do trigonometry

My story "The Time Travel Club" is out in the new issue of Asimov's Science Fiction. It's the story of a group of people who get together to share their made-up time travel experiences. And then someone turns up who's built an actual working time machine. To write this tale, I needed to delve into real physics. » 9/18/13 10:23am 9/18/13 10:23am

Bacigalupi Gets Two Nebula Nominations, Asimov's Wins Four

The 2009 Nebula Awards final ballot is out, and it's "as fine a reading list as you're apt to find," says Cory Doctorow. Best novel finalists are Cherie Priest's Boneshaker, Paolo Bacigalupi's The Windup Girl, Laura Anne Gilman's Flesh and Fire, Finch by Jeff VanderMeer and The Love We Share Without Knowing by… » 2/19/10 3:30pm 2/19/10 3:30pm

Fantasy & Science Fiction's New Workshop Creates A Controversy

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has established a new writing workshop with former Asimov's Magazine editor Gardner Dozois, and F&SF editor Gordon Van Gelder says the workshop will supply stories to F&SF in future. Although it's great for experienced editors like Dozois and Van Gelder to share their hard-won… » 6/30/09 2:23pm 6/30/09 2:23pm