Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Tidbits for 3/19/13
Interviews & Profiles
- SFX interviews Robin Hobb.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Dana Cameron.
- Horror Writers Association Blog on The Future of Writing with William F Nolan, Taylor Grant, Brad Hodson, Peter Giglio, and Christopher C. Payne.
- Innsmouth Free Press interviews Ann K. Schwader.
- Lawrence M. Schoen interviews David Walton.
- SciFiPulse interviews Robert Leeshock.
- Upcoming: March #TorChat Lineup Revealed.
- Apex Magazine News: Increased pay for nonfiction, reprints, and artwork.
- Loncon 3 Attending Membership Rates Increase, Pre-Supporter and Voter Discounts Expire.
- Solaris commission Eric Brown steampunk novel.
- Escape from New York getting a reboot.
- Astronomers Ready for Possible 'Comet of the Century'.
- NASA Launches New Website to Plan Interplanetary Voyages.
- March 18, 2013: Horror Writers Association Blog » Blog Archive » Horror Roundtable 7 – The Future of Writing.
- AggieCon 44 announces guest George R.R. Martin. [via A Galaxy Called Dallas]
- Adam Christopher Launching The Age Atomic, Forbidden Planet London, April 4th.
- Tour Details for Hellhole Awakening.
- Nicola Griffith on Good lesbian science fiction novels.
- Elizabeth Bear on I Love a Good Tragedy as Much as the Next Guy.
- Teresa Frohock on Misunderstandings and more woerld-, er, world building.
- Karen Healey on Being Nice to Your Characters.
- Violette Malan on My Characters Don’t Give a Damn. [via Martha Wells]
- Alaya Dawn Johnson on Five Ingredients for a Spectacular Writing Group. [via Martha Wells]
- Tansy Rayner Roberts on Tegan’s First Flight [WHO-50—1981].
- Heather Massey on More Adventures In Sci-Fi Romance: In Which I Attempt To Hand-Sell SFR To A Fan of Stephenie Meyer’s The Host.
- Victoria Hooper on The Battle of Science and Magic – Part Two: Nostalgia and the New.
- Brian McClellan on Sidekicks and Companions.
- Grady Hendrix on The End of the World, courtesy of China.
- if:book on The Future of the Book is the Future of Society.
- SciFiNow on George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien have a lot to answer for.
- Voyager Online on A Tale of Oz, Feminism and Writing Responsibly.
- Barebones ezine on Batman in the 1970s Part 62: March and April 1979.
- Amazing Stories on Crowdfunding as a Publishing Strategy.
- Amazing Stories on A Night at the Office by Eric Eppinger.
- Lisa J. Goldstein on Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright.
- My Bookish Ways on Earth Girl by Janet Edwards.
- Jim C. Hines on The Apocalypse Ocean by Tobias Buckell.
- Telegraph on Philip Pullman: teach all children fairy tales and Bible verses.
- John Clute on American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett and The Emperor of All Things by Paul Witcover.
- Staffer's Book Review on American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett.
- WhatCulture on 10 Most Ridiculous Star Wars Characters Ever.
- WhatCulture on 5 Science Fiction Television Shows That Deserve A Reboot.
- The Geek Twins on 10 Wonderfully Bad Sci-Fi Movies from the Greatest Year Ever: 1982~ .
- EW.com on 26 Best Cult TV Shows Ever.
- Publishers Weekly on The Bestselling E-books of 2012.
- Brain Knows Better on The Top 10 Science Fiction Film & TV Scores from the 2000s. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Flavorwire on 10 Illuminating Fan Letters From Famous Authors, To Famous Authors (includes Bradbury, Heinlein, Olaf Stapledon, George R.R. Martin, Stan Lee & more).
- The 20th Exhibit: Adventure by The Luminarium.
- Amazing Concept Art by Francisco Garces.
- Zombie Slug and Worms.
- Final Battle by 88grzes.
- Fantasy Art: Flapursity.
- New Mars Attack art by living legend pulp artist Earl Norem.
More Fun Stuff
- Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere radio play is now online.
- The World of the End (Excerpt) by Ofir Touche Gafla.
- Prologue: Forging the Mirror Darkly Kameron Hurley.
- Audio from Cory Doctorow’s Homeland tour presentation.
- Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow read-aloud, part 1.
- Find the Perfect Book for You to Read [Infographic].
- Iconic "Star Wars" Scenes Refreshed With An '80s Twist.
- Panorama of Mars’ Mount Sharp From NASA’s Curiosity Rover.
- Space station cake from EVE Online.
- Zombie Ear Keychain.
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