SF Tidbits for 9/9/09
- The super-reclusive (and pseudonymous) John Twelve Hawks needs your help to represent him at book readings for his latest book, The Golden City.
- @Marooned: “Science fiction authors Michael Chabon, Cory Doctorow and Annalee Newitz have joined the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) written legal objection to privacy flaws in the proposed $125 million Google Book Search settlement. “
- Michael Cassutt explains why sci-fi writers are so damn gloomy.
- The Edgar Allan Poe Digital Collection: “This digital archive was launched to accompany the 2009 Poe Bicentennial exhibition…” [via Bill Crider’s Pop Culture Magazine]
- Jay Garmon knows how to save sci-fi short fiction.
- @Apex: Building in the Dark When Science Fiction Meets Horror in World-building by Monica Valentinelli: “Whether you enjoy reading, writing or watching dark science fiction, the keys to world building in the genre are sandwiched between believability and causality.”
- Finally…an explanation! Presenting the Dweeb/Geek/Dork/Nerd Venn Diagram.
- Speaking of diagrams, MentatJack offers Science Fiction plotted versus Vampires
- @AMC’s Future of Classic: Tim Burton’s Most Beautiful Freaks.
- @BestScienceFictionStories.com: 6 Science Fiction Stories That Include Difficult Alien Languages
- @We Are Movie Geeks: Top Ten Animated Science Fiction Films.
- Josh Vogt lists 10 speculative fiction conventions to attend.
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