SF Tidbits for 2/23/12
- SFWA (John Ottinger III) interviews Aliette de Bodard.
- Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy interviews Robin Hobb (podcast).
- Civilian Reader interviews Robert Jackson Bennett.
- Sense of Wonder interviews Ken Liu.
- The Dabbling Mom Speaks interviews Bryan Thomas Schmidt.
- Fantasy Author’s Handbook interviews Mats Minnhagen.
- Reddit interviews John Joseph Adams.
- Suvudu (Matt Staggs) interviews Anne Rice.
- The Bluestocking Blog interviews Kay T. Holtand Bart R. Leib.
- SFFWRTCHT interview with Alex J. Cavanaugh.
- Finding My Words interviews Benjamin Tate.
- Amazon Removes Kindle Versions of IPG Books After Distributor Declines to Change Selling Terms.
- Timothy Zahn’s forthcoming Star Wars novel set in the Original Trilogy era and starring Han Solo will be an Ocean’s Eleven-type heist caper.
- Iain M. Banks is returning to the Culture setting in his new novel, The Hydrogen Sonata, to be published on October 4th 2012 in the UK by Orbit Books.
- $2.99 ebooks from Tor/Forge.
- BVC Announces eBook edition of Guardian of the Trust by Irene Radford.
- Several Steve Aylett books now available on the Kindle.
- eBook Giveaway: Strata by Bradley Beaulieu and Stephen Gaskell.
- Free Kindle eBook (Limited Time): Tucker Teaches the Clockies to Copulate by David Erik Nelson, Chad Sell.
- Now posted: StarShipSofa No #226 featuring fiction by Dominic Green.
- Kickstarter Project for dedicated tablet game of interstellar war: Conquest by Blackwell Hird.
- Filming Is Underway On The New Season Of Bbc America’s Highest Rated Series Doctor Who.
- World SF Blog on Season of Silly?
- The King of Elfland’s Second Cousin on Post-scarcity and Realistic Utopia: Where’s the fight?
- Rachelle Gardner on 13 Ways to Impress an Agent.
- Juliette Wade on Food, Agriculture and Diet: A Google+ worldbuilding hangout report and The Culture of Oppression: A Google+ worldbuilding hangout report.
- Janice Hardy on And…End Scene: When to Add a Scene Break.
- Graham Edwards on Ten Reasons for Writing.
- Inkpunks (Jake Kerr) on Behind The Scenes of “The Old Equations”.
- Shimmer Five Authors + Five Questions : Success.
- Kat Howard on List any publishing credits you might have.
- Black Gate (Shawl L. Johnson) on Finding the Right Cover Artist for your eBook.
- John Scalzi on China Can Change the Future of Science Fiction Film.
- Sci-Fi Fan Letter (Jessica Strider) on Female Armour Done Right.
- Ian Sales on When men were men and so was science fiction.
- Futurismic (Paul Raven) on The Future Always Wins.
- A. Lee Martinez on The Last Emperor (Mollusk Month Post).
- Steve Umstead on Using profanity in writing – is it necessary, or even missed?
- Alex Bledsoe (Jennifer Lambe) on picking guests of honor.
- Tor.com (Cassandra McNeil) on John Carter: Futuristic… and a Century Old.
- Suvudu (Shawn Speakman) on New eBooks: Returning to Asimov’s Foundation.
- Axiom’s Edge on Sci Fi Genre Gems: Starlog Magazine (The Classic Years).
- Functional Nerds (Jaym Gates) reviews Col Buchanan’s Farlander.
- Functional Nerds (Carrie Cuinn) reviews on Chicks Dig Time Lords edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea.
- Bryan Thomas Schmidt reviews CassaFire by Alex J. Cavanaugh.
- Bibliophile Stalker reviews Sleight of Hand by Peter S. Beagle.
- Screen Junkies lists 5 Space Operas Any Star Wars Fan Will Adore.
- New Mondo IMAX Poster For Disney’s John Carter.
- 20+ Pieces of Superhero Mashup Art.
- Download Free Wallpaper from The Great Hunt Ebook.
- Concept ship from Cowboys And Aliens by Phil Saunders.
- @CoolVibe: “WoW – Hellscream” by Rochelle Green.
More Fun Stuff
- Marooned – Twice Weekly Sci-Fi Space Opera Comic.
- Image of the Day: Big Bang Theory cast reimagined as Firefly crew.
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