SF Tidbits for 4/3/12
- Rocket Kapre (Paolo Chikiamco) interviews Eliza Victoria.
- The Qwillery interviews Anne Lyle.
- Civilian Reader interviews Helen Lowe.
- Suvudu (Matt Staggs) Take Five with Matthew Hughes.
- Monster Island Resort interviews Joe Hill (video). [via The Cultural Gutter]
- io9 interviews Felicia Day.
- Badass Digest profiles Richard Matheson.
- Examiner.com (Josh Vogt) interviews Elspeth Cooper.
- Bud Webster has been announced as the recipient of this year’s Service to SFWA Award.
- Jules Verne And H.G. Wells To Team Up For Adventure in the film The Royal Literary Honor Society.
- Bending the limits of e-book design with flexible displays.
- Flying Car Makes Successful Maiden Flight. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- If 100 copies of Trent Zelazny’s Kindle novella Fractal Despondency are sold ($1.49 through April, with proceeds going to the Santa Fe Recovery Center), he shall record himself singing “Friday” by Rebecca Black and post it online.
- China Miéville signing Railsea at Forbidden Planet.
- John Scalzi Collection Sweepstakes.
- 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards Finalist Readings.
- SF_Book_Club: April’s SF selection is The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester.
- Publisher’s Weekly (Cory Doctorow) on A Whip to Beat Us With.
- Rachelle Gardner on Publishing: The Long and Winding Road.
- Janice Hardy on What’cha Doing? Ways to be a More Productive Writer, Part 1.
- Theodora Goss on Being a Fantasy.
- Salon (Saladin Ahmed) on Is “Game of Thrones” too white?
- Adrienne Kress on About Female Characters (or as I like to call them, Characters).
- Clarion (Michèle Laframboise) on Extending our roots.
- Aqueduct (Timmi Duchamp) on Gender balance in sf reviewing venues– 2011 update.
- Lisa L. Hannett (Kim Falconer) on Taking Five Unrealistic Steps.
- Omnivoracious (Susan J. Morris) on Brilliant Beginnings: Engaging Readers on Page One.
- Inkpunks (Morgan Dempsey) on Goal-Setting for Creatively-Minded People.
- Carrie Ryan on Distinguishing between Plot and Premise.
- M. John Harrison on I never liked [The Centauri Device] much.
- Slate (Matthew Yglesias) on J.K. Rowling Just Transformed Book Publishing. [via Locus Online]
- The Barnes & Noble Review (Paul Di Filippo) reviews Elizabeth Hand’s Available Dark.
- Guardian (Keith Brooke) reviews T.C. McCarthy’s Exogene. [via Locus Online]
- Washington Post (Michael Dirda) asks Hunger Games vs. John Carter: Are critics wrong? [via Locus Online]
- Paul Gravett on Morgenstadt 2050: Stories from Today & Tomorrow.
- Fantasy Faction on Elves In Mythology and Fantasy.
- Mad Hatter (Bradley P. Beaulieu) on Growing Pains: Lessons in Writing the Sequel.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show (Myke Cole) on Superhero Ethics.
- A Dribble of Ink (Christopher J. Garcia) on Ma Vie en Zines.
- Grasping for the Wind (Steven John) on Just Start.
- Real Science: MIT News on Self-sculpting sand.
- Fantasy Artwork by Grzegorz Rutkowski.
- Cool “Gigantor” posters by Laurent Durieux.
- The Women of Star Trek.
- @Daily Design Inspiration: “The Shield 4 Cover” by Admira Wijaya.
- @Daily Design Inspiration: “Voltron Cover Year One” by Admira Wijaya.
- @ItsArtMag: “Robo Dealers” by nicponimsky.
- @ItsArtMag: “Space Mining” by malo.
- @ItsArtMag: “Iceracers” by Okmer.
- @ItsArtMag: “Fog Town” by nicponimsky.
- @Reddit: “Dragon Boat” by Neil Maccormack.
- @CoolVibe: “Technification” by Martin de Diego Sádaba.
- @CoolVibe: “Revival of the Death Colossus” by Gaétan Weltzer.
- @CoolVibe: “Black dream” by Anton Semenov.
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