2008 Blog Archive

Nick Wood – October/November 2008

I was pleased this month that Thirstlands won a British Science Fiction Association Orbiter writing competition, judged by Ian Watson, whose science fiction work I've read since the nineteen seventies.

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Nick Wood – October 2008

I would like to acknowledge Gail Jamieson of Science Fiction South Africa for supplying another issue of Probe - the latest - number 137. Two…

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Nick Wood – September 2008

The 2008 Caine Prize for African Writing has been won by Henrietta Rose-Innes, a South African writer who has written a science-fictional…

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Nick Wood – August/September 2008

This is just a very brief blog this month as I've written another section (8) to the SF in SA area of the website, focusing on 'insider'…

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Nick Wood – July 2008

Unfortunately it looks like only the first issue of Escape Velocity is still available as a free download. However, I aim to upload my article on…

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Nick Wood – June 2008

Moving on from the musical mention last month - Toumani Diabate, I was again fortunate to witness and hear some wonderful African music again…

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Nick Wood – May 2008

Just a brief update this month - firstly, to let you know that free downloads of Escape Velocity magazine are available: here: Mindreader is in…

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Nick Wood – March 2008

I've just heard that my story 'Thirstlands' has just been short-listed for the Aeon Awards 2008. I am currently dipping in and out of a book…

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Nick Wood – January/February 2008

I have received two stories from 'learners' (students) from Sinethemba High School and have uploaded the one, which ends with a wonderful…

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Nick Wood – December 2007/January 2008

What is change? This is one of the 'problem based learning' exercise questions we sometimes ask our new clinical psychology trainees to…

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