Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Tidbits for 2/7/13
Interviews & Profiles
- My Bookish Ways interviews Gail Carriger.
- Nightmare Magazine interviews Sarah Langan.
- SciFiChick interviews Piper Maitland.
- Geeks Guide to the Galaxy interviews Karen Russell's Vampires in the Lemon Grove Is a Darkly Surreal Treat.
- Hollywood.com interviews Timothy Zahn.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show interviews Nir Yaniv.
- Civilian Reader interviews Zachary Jernigan.
- The Future And You interviews Stuart Jaffe.
- Tor Books UK interviews Jaine Fenn, Gary Gibson, Peter F. Hamilton, Cheryl Morgan and Paul Raven about the books of Julian May.
- Locus Roundtable interviews Paul Graham Raven.
- Ginger Nuts Of Horror interviews Hunter Shea.
- Star Wars make-up artist Stuart Freeborn dies aged 98. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- “Service to SFWA Award” to be Renamed “The Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA Award.”
- Frankenstein’s Army to invade several territories.
- Sci-fi writer John Scalzi makes $50,000 for charity off of his “troll”.
- World of Warcraft e-book series kicks of Feb. 19, preview online now.
- ChiZine Publications Releases Short Stories as Individual eBooks.
- Orbital Drop: Pick up The Legend Of Eli Monpress by Rachel Aaron for only $2.99!
- February Events from Orbit Books.
- Round Table on science fiction magazines ‘From Slush to Sale’ at BSFS on February 23.
- Seanan McGuire on Yo ho, heave ho: International Please Don't Pirate My Book Day.
- John Scalzi on Space Marines and the Battle of Tradem Ark.
- Guardian on English literature's 50 key moments from Marlowe to JK Rowling.
- Omnivoracious on Best of the Month in Scarlet.
- Voyager Online on Comfort Books.
- Orbit Books asks Can you shoot an arrow through an epic fantasy novel?
- Whatever on The Big Idea: Betsy Dornbusch.
- The Night Bazaar (Michael J. Martinez) on Awaiting judgment.
- The World in the Satin Bag on Literary Explorations: Jack London's The Iron Heel and the Political Dystopia.
- Kirkus Reviews Blog (me!) on Blog Post: Steampunk Update, Part 1—Following Up.
- Michael May on Tarzan 101 | An Introduction.
- SFX on BLOG Why I Prefer Luke Skywalker To Han Solo.
- NYTimes on J. G. Ballard’s Memoir, Miracles of Life.
- Matt Cardin on » Book Review: Wiley-Blackwell’s The Encyclopedia of the Gothic.
- Amazing Stories (Samantha Henry) on The Battle of the Paranormal Romance.
- Amazing Stories (R.K. Troughton) on The Top Ten Roleplaying Games of All Time.
- Nick Harkaway on Ten Ways To Be A Literary Rogue (Response).
- WhatCulture on 10 Obscure Cult Horror Films.
- WhatCulture on 10 Scenes In The Dark Knight Trilogy That Should Have Been Cut.
- Amazon.com on Editors' SF/F Picks This Month.
- io9 on 10 Most Incompetent Space Captains in the Universe.
- Digital Art by Julie Dillon.
- Concept Art: Stronghold.
- Fantasy Art: Dark Kirin.
- Fantasy Art: Defense of Estarim.
- Bio-Machines by Benjamin LOUIS.
- concept ships: Star Citizen craft concepts by Kemp Remillard.
- “Fearless” by Reid Southen.
- John Picacio Loteria cards for La Sirena, El Pescado, and La Rosa. [via MonkeyBrain]
More Fun Stuff
- American Elsewhere (Excerpt) by Robert Jackson Bennett.
- When We Wake (Excerpt) by Karen Healey.
- Dreams and Shadows (Excerpt) by C. Robert Cargill.
- Ex-Heroes (Excerpt) by Peter Clines.
- Fantasy Series Charted by Increasing Page Count.
- Terrifying Joker GIFS Are An Unsolved Internet Mystery.
- Now posted: StarShipSofa #275 w/ fiction by H.G. Stratmann.
- Death Star Lollipops.
- Robot Orchestra.
- Zombies for Valentine's Day.
- Zero Dark Knight Thirty.
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