SF Tidbits for 8/21/09
- Patrick at Stomping on Yeti thinks the contents of Eclipse 3 look suspicious: “To me the ToC says ‘I got in trouble for not having enough women authors last year, this ought to shut them up’ instead of ‘Hey here are some really good SF&F stories, enjoy.’”
- Soyka at Black Gate in wondering why the Strange Horizons fund drive succeeded while Baen’s Universe is closing.
- For the writers: Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Deadlines.
- Interviews and Profiles:
- Multiple award winning science fiction author Mike Resnick named as judge for Writers of the Future Contest.
- Ellen Datlow has posted photos from August 19 KGB reading.
- Sf Song-Meister John Anealio has posted Sci-Fi Songs Podcast #15.
- At AMC, John Scalzi’s Guide to the Most Epic FAILs in Star Wars Design. Slashdotters are nerdgassing. Scalzi photoshops a return volley.
- The Daily P.O.P. takes a detailed look at one of the cartoons I grew up on: The 1967 version of Spider-Man.
- Calling Guy Montag…This Ewok comic looks too damn cute for its own good.
- S. Andrew Swann lists The Top 5 Lazy-ass SF Clichés.
- Aidan Moher lists his 7 Essential Second-step Fantasies.
- The International Society of Supervillains has an awesome list of the most common Supervillain blunders! [via BBT Magazine]
- Avatar Trailer backlash already? SpoutBlog lists 10 Movies Avatar Unfortunately Resembles.
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