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SPSFC Finalist Review: Thrill Switch by Tim Hawken

My judging team in the third annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC3) has made our way through our full 24-book allocation and selected seven quarterfinalists. Since then, we’ve spent a couple months reading these seven quarterfinalists in full in an effort to narrow our allocation down to the two books we’ll be sending forward to… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Thrill Switch by Tim Hawken

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SPSFC Finalist Review: Percival Gynt and the Conspiracy of Days by Drew Melbourne

The end of the second annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC2) is within sight, with the winner to be announced in mid-July. My team advanced three of our semifinalists to the finals, before being given four more books to read on the way to determining an overall winner. Today, we’ll be looking at the comic… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Percival Gynt and the Conspiracy of Days by Drew Melbourne

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SPSFC Finalist Review: Hammer and Crucible by Cameron Cooper

The end of the second annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC2) is within sight, with the winner to be announced in mid-July. My team advanced three of our semifinalists to the finals, before being given four more books to read on the way to determining an overall winner. Today, we’ll be looking at a fast-paced… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Hammer and Crucible by Cameron Cooper

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SPSFC Finalist Review: Aestus–The City by S.Z. Attwell

The end of the second annual Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC2) is within sight, with the winner to be announced in mid-July. My team advanced three of our semifinalists to the finals, before being given four more books to read on the way to determining an overall winner. Today, we’ll be looking at the opening… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Aestus–The City by S.Z. Attwell

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SPSFC Finalist Review: The Last Gifts of the Universe by Rory August

After whittling our initial 28-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC2 team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, have combined with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC2 finalists, and three of our… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: The Last Gifts of the Universe by Rory August

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SPSFC Finalist Review: Those Left Behind by N.C. Scrimgeour

After whittling our initial 28-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC2 team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, have combined with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC2 finalists, and three of our… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Those Left Behind by N.C. Scrimgeour

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SPSFC Finalist Review: Night Music by Tobias Cabral

After whittling our initial 28-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC2 team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, will combine with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC2 finalists. Each of the six… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review: Night Music by Tobias Cabral

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SPSFC Finalist Review–Duckett & Dyer: Dicks for Hire by G.M. Nair

We’ve made it to the finals of the Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC), and six of the seven finalists are new reads for my judging team. The farther we get into the competition, the more highly recommended each book comes–each of the seven has been hand-picked out of a 30-book slush pile by one of… Continue reading SPSFC Finalist Review–Duckett & Dyer: Dicks for Hire by G.M. Nair