Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Tidbits for 1/25/13
Interviews & Profiles
- Tor Books UK interviews John Gwynne, Mark Charan Newton, Gary Gibson, Jay Kristoff, Leigh Evans, Neal Asher, Cherie Priest, Paul Cornell, & F. R. Tallis.
- Reddit interviews Jeff Salyards.
- Fantasy Faction interviews Myke Cole (Part 2).
- Comic Book Movie interviews Bill Willingham.
- Space.com interviews Bas Lansdorp.
- J.J. Abrams to direct next Star Wars for Disney.
- Donate $8.01 to the Octavia E. Butler Scholarship Fund, Download a copy of Bloodchildren, stories by the Octavia E. Butler Scholars sponsored by the Carl Brandon Society.
- Download all issues of International Speculative Fiction for Free!
- New Zealand Issues Official Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Coins.
- LoneStarCon 3 Program Volunteer Form.
- Deadline Approaching for Right to Nominate on 2013 Hugo Awards.
- Saturday January 26: SFWA’s Authors Gala in Columbia, Maryland.
- The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination Book Tour.
- March 28 – 30, 2014 in Westford, MA: 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2. [via Andrew Porter]
- Staffer’s Book Review (Myke Cole) on undiscovered magic talents.
- Tor.com (Lee Falin) on The Science of Future Past: Part 4.
- Amazing Stories on Time Travel Defined.
- Amazing Stories (Felicity Savage) on What is the Optimal Human Population? Lessons From the Novels of Stephen Baxter.
- Amazing Stories (Chris Gerwel) on Crossroads: A Genre Darkly.
- Book Riot on How to Recover From an AMAZING Book.
- January Magazine on Book Publicity 101.
- Jeremiah Tolbert on How I Recommend Books.
- Tor.com (Liz Bourke) on Sleeps With Monsters: Lesbian SFF Romance.
- Marshall Ryan Maresca on The Failure of Book Trailers, and the Rare Exception.
- Kirkus (Adrew Liptak) on Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Moons of Mars.
- Lev Grossman on J.G. Ballard Miracles of Life.
- Functional Nerds (Catherine Russell) on Space Magic by David Levine.
- The Observer on Science writing.
- Tor.com (Tim Callahan) on The All-Time Top 10 Best Comics Written by Alan Moore.
- Into Shayol Ghul – The Making Of A Memory Of Light by Michael Whelan. [via Paul Di Filippo via GalleyCat]
- Illustrations by Mushimaro.
- The Artwork of Mario Sanchez Nevado.
- Easy Days.
- Grand Space Opera Entry.
- Off the Coast by *madspartan013.
- ’2001 A Space Odyssey’ by Jason Heatherly.
- The John Carter Poster Disney Didn’t Use Wins “Best Special Edition Poster” for 2012.
- Illustration for Edmond Hamilton’s “Indestructible Man” from Thrilling Wonder Stories, 1946.
More Fun Stuff
- John Scalzi wants you to know: “Who Gets to Be a Geek?”
- Stepping Stone and The Love Machine (Excerpt) by Walter Mosley.
- Timeline for The Lord of the Rings told in a giant ring chart.
- Blown-Up Star Seen Expanding – 58 Year Time-Lapse Video.
- 67-year-old actress recreates her unfilmed Blade Runner snake-dance.
- Testing Spacesuits.
- Frankenstein’s Monster sleeping on the job.
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