Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Tidbits for 3/1/13
Interviews & Profiles
- My Bookish Ways interviews Betsy Dornbusch.
- New Jedi Order Encyclopedia interviews Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff & Shelly Shapiro.
- Zena Shapter interviews Tim Lebbon.
- The Qwillery interviews Jess Macallan.
- COSMOS magazine interviews Thoraiya Dyer.
- Readers interview A. Lee Martinez.
- Obituary: Cuban science fiction author Angel Arango.
- The Title for Brandon Sanderson’s Second Stormlight Archive Book Has Been Revealed.
- Hugo-winning podcaster Tony C. Smith (Starship Sofa) launches new podcast: Technically Fit and Healthy.
- One rat brain 'talks' to another using electronic link. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Portland Will Host 2014 World Horror Con.
- REMINDER: Hugo nominations deadline is on March 10th.
- Monday, March 4: Science Fiction Writer Ted Chiang to Speak at UC Riverside.
- CopperCon will be held on August 8-11th, 2013 in Mesa, AZ. Guests include Mike Grell, Trina Robbins, Steve Leialoha, L.E. Modesitt Jr. and more.
- Mary Doria Russell on the perils (and rewards) of being a midlist novelist. [via Tansy Rayner Roberts]
- Angela Slatter on The Writing Life: A Really Big Echo Chamber. [via Tansy Rayner Roberts]
- Mary Robinette Kowal on Debut author lessons: Writing is no longer a hobby.
- Ruth Nestvold on Cover art for the next book in the Pendragon Chronicles, "A Wasted Land".
- Tor.com (Brit Mandelo) on Queering SFF: While I Was Away… (Now with Added Theory!)
- Pippa Jay (Heather Massey) on Cover Love.
- Literary Escapism (Jax Garren) on The Decision to “Go There”.
- Kristine Kathryn Rusch on The Business Rusch: The Death of Publishing.
- Whatever on The Big Idea: Peter Clines.
- On Starships and Dragonwings on Authors of Color Challenge.
- Tor UK (Adrian Tchaikovsky) on The Politics Of Insects.
- Tor.com (Ryan Britt) on How Timothy Zahn’s Heir to the Empire Turned Star Wars into Science Fiction.
- The World in the Satin Bag on Literary Explorations: Epic Fantasy = Crushingly Conservative? (A Sorta Response to Liz Bourke).
- Timothy C. Ward on February Spec-fic-fetti.
- John Kenneth Muir on Forbidden Planet (1956).
- Andrew Wheeler on Batman: Death by Design by Chip Kidd and Dave Taylor.
- Orbit Books on The Ultimate Epic Fantasy Author for the Ultimate Epic Fantasy Fan.
- Smart Pop Books (Martin Shuster) on What It Means to Mourn.
- Concord Monitor on An amazing revival: Classic sci-fi magazine makes its way to web.
- Amazing Stories (Felicity Savage) on The Impossibility of Escaping the Palm of Buddha's Hand.
- Amazing Stories (C.E. Martin) on Kids n’ Zombies.
- Amazing Stories (Chris Gerwel) on SFF's Relationship with Romance.
- Staffer's Book Review on 2012 Juice Box Award: Most Disappointing Book of the Year.
- Ron Miller on Why Frank Kelly Freas was possibly the greatest science fiction artist who ever lived.
- NPR on String Theory: Fascinating, Not Science Fiction.
- Charlie Jane Anders on 10 Greatest Handguns in All of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
- Listverse on 10 Unsolved Mysteries of Science.
- Stunning Digital Illustrations by Julie Dillon.
- Fantasy Art: Dream Catcher.
- Vampire Hunter by yigitkoroglu.
- concept ships: Docked by Jaime Jones.
- concept robots: Destiny by Jaime Jones.
- A Gallery of Batman Artwork.
- The UK cover for Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal.
- Cover wrap for The Flames of Shadam Khoreh by Bradley P. Beaulieu.
- Dust Jacket Illustration for Subterranean Press edition of Joe Abercrombie’s The Heroes.
More Fun Stuff
- Small Blue Planet Podcast #02: China, with Cheryl Morgan, Karen Burnham, Ken Liu, Chen Qiufan.
- Galactic Suburbia Podcast #76.
- I Should Be Writing #275 – Rapid Fire – The Great Agent Hunt.
- Free Preview: ALTER EGO magazine #115 [PDF].
- Secret of the Stars – A New Song By Symphony Of Science.
- James Maxey reads from Witchbreaker.
- Yasutaro Mitsui and his steel humanoid.
- King Kong Lives! Get a Haunting Look at the Giant Gorilla in a Sneak Peek for the New Australian Musical. [via Bill Crider]
- King Kong (1976) TV Guide Ad.
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