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Browsing all articles tagged with time travel.

Monthly Short Story Winner: 1750

Monthly Short Story Winner: 1750 

Imagine you or someone from our time is transported back to the year 1750 (the start of the industrial revolution) with everything you/they know. There’s no going back. What is your/their plan? What can or will go wrong? Rules: 1. This must be prose or poetry. 2. The main character must travel back from our […]

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Pilot X by Tom Merritt

Pilot X by Tom Merritt
5

What if a time traveller lived in a world where disrupting the timeline could destroy everything in the universe-except himself? Pilot X is the Ambassador of the Alendans, a race with the ability to move through space and time as guardians of the timeline. Though his people have been locked in ongoing conflict with the […]

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Heidi Heilig Interview

Heidi Heilig Interview 

Heidi Heilig grew up in Hawaii where she rode horses and raised peacocks. Then she moved to New York City and grew up even more, as one tends to do. Her favorite thing, outside of writing, is travel, and she has haggled for rugs in Morocco, hiked the trails of the Ko’olau Valley, and huddled […]

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Time Siege by Wesley Chu

Time Siege by Wesley Chu
4.5

Time Siege, by Wesley Chu, is the second book in the Time Salvager series. It picks up right where the first book left off. James Griffin-Mars and his allies are still on the run from corporate security and Chronocom, the organisation he used to work for. At the head of this hunt is Kuo, the […]

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The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi

The Diversity of Today’s Cutting Edge Sci-Fi 

When we talk about science fiction we divide it up. It’s too big for a single shelf, we have to break it into subgenres and swallow it in pieces. There’s hard sci-fi, which typically deals with complicated scientific concepts. I usually call this technical sci-fi, since it’s often predicated on the idea that the science […]

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Time Salvager by Wesley Chu

Time Salvager by Wesley Chu
4

It’s always an exciting time when an author you follow releases something new. Not new, as in the next book of an established series, but something brand new. Something you have never experienced before from that writer. Something you didn’t even know you wanted until you had it, then look back and wonder how you […]

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Wesley Chu Interview

Wesley Chu Interview 

Wesley Chu, author of the popular Tao series (The Lives of Tao, The Deaths of Tao, and The Rebirths of Tao), has just released his newest sci-fi offering: Time Salvager. On top of being highly anticipated, this time travel novel has already been optioned for a movie to be directed by Michael Bay! Yesterday he […]

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Fantasy Makes History Cool

Fantasy Makes History Cool 

I’m a history major at heart, so one of the things I love seeing in fantasy is how authors draw on real-world history to fuel their worlds. Whether it be historical events, people or cultures, it always keeps me intrigued. Fantasy, perhaps more so than any genre besides historical fiction, has a chance to delve […]

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Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
3.5

Please be aware that this review contains spoilers. Doomsday Book is widely regarded as an SF classic, the first book in the acclaimed Oxford Time Travel series. First published in 1992, the book is set in 2054, when scientists at Oxford University are beginning to unravel the secrets of time travel. An error in the […]

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Monthly Short Story Winner: Time Travel

Monthly Short Story Winner: Time Travel 

It’s time again to reveal the winner of our monthly short story contest. Each month we pick a theme and ask our members to write a story based on that theme. Anyone can join and anyone can vote for the winner. April’s contest theme was: Time Travel. This month we’re going to do something a […]

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Blackout / All Clear by Connie Willis

Blackout / All Clear by Connie Willis
4.5

Although they may seem to be two separate books, Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis are in fact two halves of a massive science fiction novel released six months apart last year. Together, they tell the story of a handful of time-travelling historians caught amidst the chaos of the Blitz in World War II […]

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