SF Tidbits for 2/29/12
- Staffer’s Book Review interviews Elspeth Cooper.
- The Functional Nerds interviews Howard Andrew Jones and Paul S. Kemp (podcast).
- Suvudu (Matt Staggs) Take Five with Matt Forbeck.
- Mike Duran interviews Nancy Kress.
- Rue Morgue interviews Lauren Beukes.
- Judges announced for 2012 British Fantasy Awards.
- SFWA is redirecting Amazon.com links.
- Subterranean Press announces The Incarceration Of Captain Nebula And Other Lost Futures by Mike Resnick.
- Study says new children’s books lack reference to nature, animals. [via Creativity Hacker]
- The first lot of Frank M. Robinson’s pulp collection fetched $250,000.
- Reminder: The March 11 deadline for casting nominating ballots for the 2012 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is fast approaching.
- Book View Cafe (Sue Lange) on Weird Science: Presenting the Multiverse.
- Book View Cafe (Madeleine E. Robins) on What’s In a Name?
- Gail Carriger on How to Throw a Goodbye Parasol Protectorate Tea.
- Chuck Wendig on 25 Ways To Unfuck Your Story.
- Brainiac asks What Makes Sci-Fi Theme Songs Science-Fictional?
- Barnes and Noble Review (Paul Di Filippo) on Grand Schemes.
- The Barnes & Noble Review (Paul Di Filippo) on 9 Algorithms That Changed the Future by John MacCormick.
- Black Gate (Ryan Harvey) on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Mars, Part 5: The Chessmen of Mars.
- Hal Duncan on How to Write a Sentence.
- Jason Sanford on on Fun with podcasts, audio magazines, and story narration.
- Breaking History (J.J. Barrow) on The First (Cinematic) Trip to the Moon.
- Andrew Liptak on TRSF: The Best New Science Fiction.
- T.N. Tobias on Why Do We Write?
- Blastr (Marc Bernardin) on 9 sci-fi spinoffs we want and the characters who'd make us watch.
- io9 (Charlie Jane Anders) on 10 Weirdest Science Fiction Novels That You’ve Never Read.
- Concept ships by Roy Santua.
- Concept robotics by Christian Grajewski.
- Jeff Patterson’s Portfolio. (Also here.)
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Penitence” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Planetary Alignment” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Samus Aran” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “The Lion and The Unicorn” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Afternoon Walk” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Diver’s Haul” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Dragon Mage” by Julie Dillon.
- @DailyDesignInspiration: “Flying with the Great Dragon” by Julie Dillon.
More Fun Stuff
- Read an Excerpt from Exogene by T.C. McCarthy.
- Kickstarter page for Inspector Spacetime: The Webseries by Travis Richey. [via Forces of Geek]
- Giveaway! The Legend of Eli Monpress by Rachel Aaron.
- Tournament of Superheroes: Superman Versus Batman.
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