Ellen Datlow

The Secret of Writing Great Science Fiction

While many have guarded the secret to great science fiction, others have agreed to share this wonderful insight. I asked some of the greatest minds in the industry to whisper their secrets to us. What follows is a mixture of method and advice.

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

Some of the brightest minds in the science fiction industry talk about how they perceived this ever evolving juggernaut, how the science fiction industry had changed since they first found their way into it, and where the industry was headed. What follows is their amazing insight.

WIN BOOKS! An Editorial Announcement About Our Contests

Amazing Stories has begun to acquire an increasing number of books to give away to our members.  ((Increasing is appropriate – we’ve gone from 1 to 3!).  I expect this to continue and look forward to making a lucky percentage of our readers the Gift of Free Book.  (I love getting free books – I […]

Review: Hauntings, edited by Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow anthologies are dependable reads, especially when it comes to delivering a wide selection of high quality of fiction. This holds true with Hauntings, Datlow’s new reprint anthology of ghost stories–all of which were originally published between 1983 and 2012– is packed with well-written and engaging tales. One of the best things about reading a […]

Please Support the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop for Writers

Like science in your science fiction?  Like stories set in space that aren’t full of errors?  Like to inspire the next generation to pursue careers in science? Consider making a donation to the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop for Writers crowdsourcing project at Rocket Hub.  Alumni of the workshop are donating books for various donation levels, […]

From the In Box 4/18/13

StarShipSofa LiveCast KGB Reading Angry Robot’s Strange Chemistry Signs Sarah Raughley Via Facebook: the accented Tony C reminds us that – Live Online In Video: An Audience with SF legends… Larry Niven – Jerry Pournelle – Gregory Benford – this Sunday 18:00 – 19:30 BST ~~~ And the multi-genred Ellen reminds us that – FANTASTIC […]

Amazing News: Thursday, Jan. 17

UPDATE: 08:31 EST Several of the Amazing Stories Blog Team have begun to hang out on the Facebook FanHistory Group. FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel   present:  Cecil Castellucci is the author of books and graphic novels for young adults including The Year of the Beasts and First Day on Earth. […]