Articles tagged speculative fiction

Eight Great Speculative Fiction Novels by Women

Sci-fi is a popular and well-read genre, but its critical importance as a genre for women and authors of color is often overlooked, these eight excellent examples included.

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Smear the Queer: ‘The X-Files’ Reboot and Stereotypes in Speculative Fiction

If Fox really is going jump-start The X-Files, it better not pull any of the stereotypical homophobic crap again.

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The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

If you aren't terrified, you aren't paying attention. Atwood admits to scaring even herself.

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Midnight Picnic by Nick Antosca

Most authors won't kill a kid in their stories, and those who do will do it lightly, reaping all the pathos without having to deliver the scene.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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