SF Tidbits for 4/30/12
- Nicola Griffith interviews Brit Mandelo (part 3).
- Neil Gaiman interviews Stephen King.
- The Agony Column SF in SF Panel Discussion Moderated by Terry Bisson and Interviews with Rudy Rucker, K. W. Jeter, and Jay Lake. Interviews with Rudy Rucker, K.W. Jeter, Jay Lake.
- Jim C. Hines interviews Brad Torgersen.
- Bibliomancy interviews Quentin S. Crisp.
- Adventures in SciFi Publishing interviews D.T. Conklin and Lane Diamond.
- HiLobrow profiles Jack Williamson.
- The Horror Zine interviews David Brin.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Wil Wheaton, Kristen Schaal and Paul F. Tompkins. (podcast)
- Bram Stoker Awards Event 2013 to incorporate The World Horror Convention.
- Calgary Comic Con Forced To Turn Thousands Away.
- Adrift on the Sea of Rains by Ian Sales is now available on Kindle.
- Fantasy-Faction (Paolo Chikiamco) World Tour of Wonderment: The Philippines – Part One.
- Janice Hardy on Real Life Diagnostics: Show Me the Details: Showing in a Distant Third Person.
- Wet Asphalt (Eric Rosenfield) on A Taxonomy of Recently Published Speculative Fiction Short Stories.
- Kate Elliott on Looking for women in historically-based fantasy worlds.
- Nancy Kress on Kurt Vonnegut and Me.
- L.B. Gale on Five Ways that Tolkien Defies Accusations of Narrative Simplicity.
- Black Gate on The Primacy of History.
- M. John Harrison on I’m not against worldbuilding. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Mike Resnick on Ask Bwana # 31-32 (From January 2000).
- The Qwillery (Isabel Cooper) on Surprising Characters.
- Jamie Todd Rubin on Vacation in the Golden Age, Episode 37: July 1942.
- The Globe and Mail on Philip K. Dick’s salesman as everyman. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Daniel Voyager on The Science Fiction Literature Mega Event in Second Life.
- Mancunian Matters on Putting the ‘science’ back into ‘science fiction': Professors and writers team up at The University of Manchester.
- Classic Horror Campaign on Monster Magazine Mania.
- Flavorwire lists 10 Beautiful Literary Box Sets. [via Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine]
- Megaton on A Brief History of Russian Post-Apocalyptic Fiction. [via Swen's Weblog]
- Booktopia (Garth Nix) lists 3 Inspirational Non-Fiction Books for Fantasy Writers.
- The Drink Tank #315 on Handicapping the Hugos.
- Star Wars Corpses.
- @Astronomy Picture of the Day: “A Dangerous Sunrise on Gliese 876d” by Inga Nielsen.
More Fun Stuff
- Goths descend on UK seaside town of Whitby. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Debs and Errol: Web comic and music.
- The Batman equation. [via Stack Exchange]
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