SF Tidbits for 3/13/07
- John Scalzi has posted the first chapter of his book The Android’s Dream online. You know…the chapter… [see SF Signal review] [via Big Dumb Object]
- The list of Top 10 put-downable books includes Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling. [via Big Blog of Cheese]
- SF Author Smackdown! Justin has created an sf writer daily bracket. And so has Fantasy Book Spot! But wait! There’s more!
- SCI FI Wire profiles John Birmingham, author of Final Impact.
- Sci-Fi Foddder summarizes the difference between Hugo and Nebula Awards.
- Comic Book Resources interviews Richard K. Morgan, author of Woken Furies), mostly about his comics-writing work. [via SFBC Blog]
- The March 2007 issue of The Internet Review of Science Fiction is out.
- For your visual enjoyment: Zoom Quilt II!
- SFF World’s Andrew Smith details how to write a derivative fantasy novel. [via SFBC Blog]
- Cinematical is reporting another DVD release of Serenity with a bunch of shiny extras.
- James Patrick Kelly is podcasting his novel Look Into the Sun. Here’s Part 5.
- Mindhacks offers a critical view of transhumanism
- New/Updated on Gutenberg: The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley.
- Howard Waldrop & Lawrence Person review 300.
- Check out the cool artwork of Daniel Conway. (Cookies required, but worth it)
- The A to Z Guide to Political Interference in Science.
- Centauri Dreams weighs in on the lifespan of science fiction magazines.
- How science fiction influences the imaginations of technologists: “Fans decry any emphasis on their favored genre’s predictive power (science fiction, they say, is really about the present day); but nonetheless, the accurate predictions of many science fiction writers are justly famous.”
- Free fiction from MIT Technology Review: “Osama Phone Home” by David Marusek.
- Memoirs of a Skepchick asks: Where are the women in SFBC’s list of Most Significant SF/F Books? [via uDreamOfJanie]
- Everything I need to know I learned from Cthulhu! [via Raincoaster]
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