- Interviews and Profiles:
- Speaking of steampunk, check out Jaymee Goh’s article on Steampunk as Subculture over at Tor.com.
- Ever wonder what a book cover artists thinks of other people’s covers? Head on over to Missions Unknown and see their resident artist extraordinaire, John Picacio, do just that.
- SciFi Scanner points us to retro Iron Man cover art and re-imagined classic scifi movie posters.
- For those keeping track, George R.R. Martin is up to page 1100 writing A Dance with Dragons, and hopes to be done in less than 400 pages more.
- Alan Moore’s New Fanzine, Dodgem Logic, launches in November.
- Patrick at Stomping on Yeti has posted an awesome trailer for Star Wars: Death Troopers, the new novel by Joe Schreiber.
- Here’s Mike Allen on The Speculative Poetry Scene.
- For the writers: Victoria Strauss’ Thoughts on Self-Promotion.
- EVENT: Ray Harryhausen and his co-author Tony Dalton will be signing An Animated Life at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, on Saturday 24th October 1 – 2pm.
- Amazon Settles Kindle Deletion Lawsuit For $150,000: “Amazon.com has agreed to pay $150,000 to the student who sued the company for deleting his digital copy of George Orwell’s 1984 from his Kindle e-book reading device.” Wow! (Thanks, Daniel!)
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