Cultural heritage, superheroes and me – guest post by Gillian Polack

I love talking about a new novel just before it gets released. It gives me a chance to explore some of the more entertaining aspects of my work. Mostly, people are asking me about ghosts, for this new novel is called The Time of the Ghosts and will be released this weekend. It’s as much […]

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How the Colonial Universe Came To Be

Or how it went down when I published my first novel Prolaz za divljac (The Wildlife Crossing). In the time that preceded publishing my first novel, my dear editor Mihaela played a game with me. It was a game called “let’s see what you can write and just how fast you can deliver a finished […]

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The SFera Book Club: Terry Pratchett

The best part of a convention is often the discovery of other people enamoured with the same books, characters and worlds. But I came to the world of fandom late and made friends with those who had similar reading interests regardless of where I met them. Petra Bulic, who ran SFera and the was Head […]

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Post-con depression: the Zagreb Book Festival

Post-con depression is best cured by attending  – or indeed organizing – another event. Shamrokon taught me that! (Liburnicon taught me that maybe three con weekends in a row might not be the brigthest idea in the world even if the third on is at the beautiful Croatian seaside). So that’s exactly what I did. […]

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Unintended Consequences & Literary Awards

The Hugos, voting systems and supporting memberships are a hot topic in SF fandom these days. I have a lot to say about it, but running a con while working full-time hours as a freelancer will severely limit one’s free time (translation: I have 3 different Hugo-related articles pending that might or might not ever […]

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