SF Tidbits for 5/28/08
- Free Book: Hal Spacejock by Simon Haynes.
- Science fiction publisher Baen Books is making its entire Webscriptions catalog of e-books free to the astronauts living aboard the International Space Station. [via SF Scope]
- Interviews and Profiles:
- At Fantasybookspot, Jay Tomio interviews Ian Esslemont, author of Return Of The Crimson Guard.
- [via PS Publishing News Room]
- Barnes and Noble have a video interview with artist Stephen Youll. [via The Art Department]
- At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles William H. Drinkard, author of Elom.
- SFX interviews editor Jo Fletcher, who dispenses with some writing advice.
- Author Mike Brotherton interviews Simon Haynes about his latest book Hal Spacejock: No Free Lunch.
- John Scalzi turns the Whatever blog mike over to David J. Williams, author of The Mirrored Heavens.
- Jeff Prucher, responds to critics who disliked the inclusion of fannish entries in his book Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction.
- John Picacio is previewing the cover art he did for the September ’08 issue of Asimov’s illustrating the lead story, “The Ice War” by Stephen Baxter, which John describes in his post.
- Darth Mojo tells us about The Best Star Wars Movie You’ve Never Seen, which is a re-cut version of Episode II…one without comments about sand and the droid version of comic relief.
- Screaming Blue Reviews lists 6 Forgotten Science Fiction Films of the 1970s.
- In Pravda, Harry Harrison praises Russia and calls USA fascist state. [via Locus Online]
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