SF Tidbits for 10/2/09
- Interviews and Profiles:
- Award-winning sf writer and teacher Nalo Hopkinson is offering $2,000 intensive, one-on-one mentorships to budding writers, via email. [via Boing Boing]
- Kristine Kathryn Rusch: Freelancer’s Survival Guide: When To Return To Your Day Job.
- Robert Charles Wilson reviews Margaret Atwood’s A Dystopia Sketched in Crayon.
- AT B&N, Paul Goat Allen reviews Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl.
- Biology in Science Fiction examines James P. Hogan’s Inherit the Stars.
- It’s Steampunk Month on Tor.com! To wit: Lou Anders reviews George Man’s awesome book The Affinity Bridge.
- Brenda Cooper talks about 2 Very Cool Futurist Events.
- @AMC: Mary Robinette Kowal’s Guide to the Real Classics of Fantasy.
- David Langford has posted Ansible #267 for October 2009.
- John Anealio has posted a Sci-Fi Song podcast.
- I, for one, would like to welcome our tiny, remote-controlled insect Overlords… [Thanks, Ray!]
- Daily Galaxy asks: Space Colonization: Future or Fantasy?
- HBO’s fantasy Game of Thrones urgently needs male horseriders! [via Slice of SciFi]
- This NY TImes profile of FlashForward drops some hints about the show’s direction and the network’s commitment. For example, despite the foreshadowed April 2010 date, “…a few of the clues will not pan out for several seasons…” [via Gary Farber]
- Philippine SF Fan Charles Tan talks about the recent flooding there and lists some ways you can help.
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