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iRead: The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu

The Paper Menagerie, a short story, swept the major SF/F awards, garnering a Nebula, a Hugo, and World Fantasy awards. The last time this happened was with William Gibson’s Neuromancer, back in the 80s! You almost want to not like it, when it gets that much hype. So as I started it, I might have been a […]

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iRead: The Blue Lamp by Robert Zoltan

Feast your eyes on this: The sickeningly talented Robert Zoltan has created a special audiobook extravaganza with his great fantasy sword & sorcery piece, The Blue Lamp. Not only can he write, but he can draw, and compose, and produce. Here is the full-monty extravaganza. I first read the story in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly (here’s […]

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iRead: The Ghost Ship Anastasia, by Rich Larson

This was a fun space opera tale that pushed a lot of my buttons: spaceships derelict spaceship dripping organic bio-horror in space crazy computers cool, very cool gadgets panicky maneuvers in suit outside the spaceships There was a bit of Aliens, a bit of 2001, and a lot of Alasdair Reynolds. I have to admit […]

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Do Judge Me

I was just asked to be a judge for the Silver Pen Write Well Award, and accepted without hesitation. Well–I did hesitate a few seconds–because time is precious and there is so much to do, but the folks  at the Silver Pen have been so great to me. Rick Taubold, one of the Moderators there, […]

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Liftoff!

Dateline: January 2, 2017, 07:54 PM Michael W. Cho’s website came into being.  It is a small thing, to create a new WordPress installation (especially when your hosting company has a user-friendly app!). Yet, upon such foundations, great things can grow. I plan to include: A list of my work that is freely available on the […]

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