SF Tidbits for 10/29/08
- Interviews & Profiles:
- John Scalzi turns the Whatever mike over to T.A. Pratt (Dead Reign).
- @Blogging the Muse: Ramsey Campbell (The Grin of the Dark).
- ComicMix summarizes a Premiere interview where Neil Gaiman talks about Coraline.
- @Agony Column: Barry N. Malzberg, Kim Stanley Robinson and Cecilia Holland at SF in SF
- @The Nebula Awards site: Geoff Ryman.
- The Los Angeles Times interviews Kelly Link (Pretty Monsters). [via Yatterings]
- @SciZFi Wire: Matthew Stover (Caine Black Knife).
- Future talk: Melissa Marr, Jeaniene Frost, Mark Del Franco, Jocelyn Drake, Vicki Petterson, and Holly Black talk about faeries, vampires, and all things paranormal with Eos Executive Editor, Diana Gill Thursday, October 30th at 3 pm on Blog Talk Radio. [via Eos]
- Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]
- @Juno Books: Five Classic Ghost Stories. [via SFScope].
- Audio Fiction:
- Solaris announced a major new anthology from ex-Interzone editor Jetse De Vries: Shine, a “collection of near-future, optimistic SF stories where some of the genres brightest stars and some of its most exciting new talents portray the possible roads to a better tomorrow.”
- Heather at Galaxy Express talks about The Great BS Device, or making fictional science believable.
- Yet another mini-gallery of Sci-fi Pulp Covers.
- J. Michael Straczynski will be the Guest of Honor at New York Comic Con in February 2009.
- Meme Check: My SF Book Meme, though somewhat altered as it passed through non-genre sites, is still going. Long live the meme!
- Cinema Blend has new Star Trek movie stills. I am unimpressed. Where are the green babes?
- David Moody’s thriller, Hater, is being adapted for film by producer Guillermo del Toro and director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage).
- The Star Wars website regurges a Drunk Driving PSA from 1979.
- Here’s a Flickr set of Robocop and a Unicorn, including the very-popular image Robocop and Unicorn kick some butt.
- At Science Fiction Fantasy Chronicles, Werthead (not his real name, I’m guesing) posts the highly-subjective list of All-Time SF&F Bestselling Authors. The top 4 spots are ocupied by Rowling, King and Tolkien. [via The Website at the End of the Universe]
- Fantasy Magazine lists Top 10 Literary Steampunk Works. Mmmm…The Anubis Gates…(Biblioholic Ticker: I own 8 of them and have only read 2 of them).
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