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Alex Acks

Alex Acks is a writer, geologist, and sharp-dressed sir. They've written for Six to Start and been published in Strange Horizons, Lightspeed, Shimmer, Daily Science Fiction, and more. Alex lives in Denver with their two furry little bastards, where they twirl their mustache, watch movies, and bike. Twitter: @katsudonburi Website:

Recommended Reading for Andy Weir

Reading recommendations for Andy Weir, author of THE MARTIAN.

9 Space Magic Books for Fans of the DESTINY Games

If you enjoy the game DESTINY, or just like stories involving space magic, check out these cool far-future books with fantastic characters.

Reasons I Didn’t Finish the Book You Loaned Me

Because sometimes there's too much going on at work, or your cat claims the book as his bed, or you just don't care to finish the book.

Speculative Fiction on Tap: Revenge of the SF

We're back with more book and beer pairings, and this time we're taking on speculative fiction, assigning excellent craft beer with equally excellent books.

Hugo Awards Rules 2017: The Wonkening

A nitty gritty (and wonky) explanation of the new rules for the Hugo Awards nomination process and prizes.

7 Ways to Support Your Favorite Authors

Easy things to do to make your favorite authors' day!

Choose a Better Chosen One

The Chosen One trope too commonly chooses characters with no redeeming or interesting qualities.

How Deadlines Put My Reading Habits into Overdrive

A Rioter on the importance of a reading deadline and the benefits of using the Overdrive library app.

Star Wars: Still Disappointingly Heterosexual

While queer people are at long last allowed to exist in the Star Wars universe, they’ve been exiled to the margins of the property.

Keep Your @ to Yourself

Stop tweeting authors negative reviews of their work.