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BuzzyMag Interview with Nicky Drayden

  Jean: Hello, this is Jean Marie Ward for “Buzzy Magazine.” With me today is Nicky Drayden, the award-winning author of “The Prey of Gods,” “Temper,” and the soon to be released “Escaping Exodus.” Welcome, Nicky.   Nicky: Thank you for

Gregory Benford Interview – The future is all we have left

  Jean: Hello, this is Jean Marie Ward for Buzzy Magazine. With me today is writer, physicist and winner of the 2019 Heinlein Award, Gregory Benford. Welcome Greg. Gregory: Glad to be here. Je an: We’re so glad to have you.
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Top 10 Monsters in Horror

What makes a monster? Sure, while sharp teeth, dagger-like claws, and inhuman speed can all up a monster’s scare-level, the truly frightening monsters have something else, too. Some quality that is just a little off, a little unsettling, that bumps them
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The Other Side of East – Beware of Remakes

Japanese live-action remakes remain just as low budget as the originals (if not more so) and target the original audiences. Whether or not they do so successfully is an open question.
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The Top 10 Best Closing Lines in Fantasy

The last line of a book is the final thought a work leaves us with, and often provides even more clues about an author’s themes or a story’s impact. Here are just a few of the closing lines that impressed us.