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 Laura E. Reeve, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author

 

Year’s (2004) Best SF, 21st Collection, edited by Gardner Dozois

The problem with short stories, both in reading them and trying to get them published, is that they’re so subjective. As they say about Beauty, Story and Character are also in the eye of the beholder.






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Robot Dreams, by Isaac Asimov

This month I thought I’d go back and read one of the masters of science fiction, Isaac Asimov. If I want to flow with the trends I’ve read on the Internet, I’d now partake in Asimov-bashing (not enough strong female protagonists, not enough characterization, lack of sex, lack of aliens, lack of sex with aliens, […]






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The Year’s Best Science Fiction, edited by Gardner Dozois

I read this collection while on vacation in Maui, so I’m entering it for September also. A short story collection is a wonderful thing to take on vacation. I loved reading by the beach, with the sound of waves as a background. What’s great about a short story collection is that you get natural dividing […]






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