Category Archives: The Speculative Book

Call for Submissions

We’re making a book! We need stories, we need poems, we need flash fiction and we need your illustrations. We will be publishing an anthology later in the year edited by ourselves, Chris Kelso and Sam Small.  We are looking for submissions … Continue reading

Posted in Events, The Speculative Book, Things we do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

What I read this week…. THEN by Julie Myerson

This is post-apocalyptic London at its grimmest. Frozen bodies line the street in front of looted shops, fire has decimated the city where London Bridge has literally fallen down. Violence is now normal, rape is rife, food is beyond scarce … Continue reading

Posted in The Speculative Book, Things we do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The best science fiction film that was never made…

We all remember “I, Robot” from 2004.  This film was released to mixed reviews but did earn an Oscar nomination for “Best Achievement in Visual Effects”. In my opinion, the film was a good stand alone sci-fi action movie but … Continue reading

Posted in The Speculative Book, Things we like, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LIVE FAST. LOVE HARD. DIE WITH YOUR MASK ON.

So, over the weekend I had the pleasure of reading “Brat Pack” a graphic novel by Rich Veitch which was released independently in 1992 (impressive in its own right).  It is a no holds barred dark satire that attacks the traditional … Continue reading

Posted in The Speculative Book, Things we like | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sleepless Sci-Fi

Sleepless and paranoid? Me too.  It’s now less than a week until our first event this Sunday and those repressed nerves have started to surface in the land of nod – the venue will be overrun by rabbits, a nightmarish … Continue reading

Posted in The Speculative Book, Things we like | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scottish Sci-Fi in a List

This week is Book Week Scotland so I expect you’ll all be feverishly reading your way through everything Scotland has to offer… maybe. Rather handily, the Scottish Book Trust has compiled a list of the “12 titles no sci-fi lover … Continue reading

Posted in The Speculative Book, Things we do, Things we like | Tagged , , | Leave a comment