2009 Blog Archive

Nick Wood – December 2009 Extra

A thank you note is due to Gail Jamieson and the SFSA, for making available Probe 140 from earlier this year, to be made available for download…

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Nick Wood – December 2009

The latest addition to the SF in SA series of essays is - as previously mentioned - a socio-historical overview of South African…

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Nick Wood – November 2009

So, on into November and for most of the years of my past that would be a welcoming thought, with a view to the hotter and dryer Cape summer months…

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Nick Wood – October 2009

A few items of note this month - firstly, for an interesting take on World SF have a look at SF Signal's online interview with Lavie Tidhar:…

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Nick Wood – August/September 2009

There has been an interesting post by Nnedi Okorafor, who has been mentioned in these pages previously with regards to her African YA sf&f works…

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Nick Wood – August 2009

This is a brief update to mention that I've uploaded my story Thirstlands onto this website (click here) so that it is freely available…

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Nick Wood – July 2009

Lauren Beukes' Moxyland has launched in the UK under the imprint Angry Robot on July 1st and has already garnished a good review by Blue Tyson…

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Nick Wood – May/June 2009

I may well need to update my bio sketch now, as I am no longer writing a series of stories about a man torn between the calling of his ancestors and…

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Nick Wood – April 2009

This month I'm pleased to report that Escape Velocity, issue 4 is out, available from Adventure Books of Seattle here. As can be seen on the…

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Nick Wood – March 2009

As reported previously I've finished reading Lauren Beukes' book Moxyland, a feverish, high paced near future sf book set…

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Nick Wood – February 2009

This month I'm listing recommended readings from the Carl Brandon Society: http://www.carlbrandon.org. The Society has recommended a variety of…

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Nick Wood – January 2009

The 3rd Best of South African Science Fiction collection is now out and can be ordered through the Science Fiction Club of South Africa, who may also…

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