SF Tidbits for 9/4/07
- Adventures in SciFi Publishing features Jon Armstrong, author of Grey. [via Locus Online]
- There are some interesting Worldcon reports from John Picacio, Kay Kenyon and Matt Ruff. And Jay lake has some pictures! How bad could the convention be when the Hugo Award is Ultra Man! Science Fiction Awards Watch is tracking other post-Hugo commentary, some of which centers on the low number of voters.
- Los Angeles Times reviews Now and Forever by Ray Bradbury. “Ultimately, that ‘vision thing’ is what we look for in any writer, and for more than half a century, Bradbury has articulated a powerful and personal vision that becomes more appealing as it unfolds.”
- Over at Strange Horizons, Marshall Perrin offers Settings for Space Opera, Part III: Strange Neighbors.
- Daneel Lynn tries to answer the question “How many intrinsic qualities of utopia are there in science fiction?“
- Neil Gaiman will be interviewing Susanna Clarke for Sci-Fi-London.
- Kurt Vonnegut Corner has a compendium of Kilgore Trout stories. [via Cynical-C]
- John Scalzi has opened Whateveresque, a forum made specially for his blog readers.
- Nuketown play-tests the Battlestar Galactica RPG.
- Free fiction: “The Crystal Egg” and “Tales of Space and Time” by H.G. Wells.
- Stephen Hawking sez science should be as exciting as science fiction.
- RetroCrush lists The Coolest Superhero Costumes. [via Gravity Lens]
- Light up the dark side with this Darth Vader lamp! [via Neatorama]
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