Interviews & Profiles
- Amanda Carlson Interviews Nicole Peeler.
- Comic Vine interviews Mike Carey & Bill Willingham.
- The Qwillery interviews Mur Lafferty.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Jack Skillingstead.
- Beauty In Ruins interviews Ira Nayman.
- Amazing Stories profiles Dan Durda.
- Small Blue Planet interviews Gili Bar Hillel and Didi Chanoch.
- Obituary: Andrew Greeley.
- Award Winner: Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now First Novel Award.
- Announcing Jo Walton’s What Makes This Book So Great.
- Iron Man meets Star Trek: Space diving suit in development. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- PDP Launches E-book Bundling Retail Network.
- BBC’s Radio 4 announces Dangerous Visions, a new drama season inspired by JG Ballard.
- Astronaut Hero Buzz Aldrin Is Planning His Own Sci-Fi TV Show, Promises It’ll Be Better Than “Star Wars”.
- Young Blood by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – A novel of narcos, vampires and Mexico City. A YA with bite.
- ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone by Planetary Resources. [via on Amazing Stories]
- A Short Story Collection by A. Lee Martinez.
- Jack Vance Remembrances by :
- Francis Knight on Names, Beasts, Roses.
- Kristine Kathryn Rusch on The Changing Playing Field.
- Whatever on The Big Idea: Michael Marshall Smith.
- Alastair Reynolds on Let’s all go to the ISS.
- Tolkien and Fantasy on Joanna Russ’s Version of The Hobbit. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Matt Haig on Confessions of a Self-publicist.
- My Bookish Ways on The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes.
- Amazing Stories on Understanding the Sexism of Fantasy.
- Amazing Stories on “Speculative” Literary Fiction and SF/F Techniques.
- Amazing Stories on Kids & Cons.
- Boing Boing on Why Cling to the Past? Exclusive essay by Stephen King’s publisher about Joyland.
- Tor.com on The Culture of Money.
- NYTimes on Comics’ Mother of ‘the Weird Stuff’ Is Moving On. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Salon on Self-publishing has become a cult.
- The Steampunk Workshop on The Nine Novels That Defined Steampunk.
- Charlie Jane Anders on 7 Bad Storytelling Habits That We All Learned from Superhero Comics.
- Wu Ming Foundation on Top 10 Utopias.
- My Bookish Ways on Top Ten (+1) Must Read Titles of June 2013 (SF/F/Horror).
- Kirkus Reviews Blog (Patrick Hester) on Blog Post: The Discworld Graphic Novels.
- Conceptual Art by Marc Simonetti.
- Creature Spot – The Frozen Stars.
- Robot art by Dave Pasciuto.
- concept ships: Concept ships by Thomas Johnson.
- Sci-fi Art: Dominance War 5 Mini.
- 10000ans Normal W 1 by Kargall.
- The Explorers by GrungeTV.
- Dreamscape by charmedy.
- Cover art for new edition of Spirit Singer by Edward Willett.
More Fun Stuff
- Excerpt: GEMSIGNS by Stephanie Saulter.
- Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox : Exclusive excerpt.
- Joyland by Stephen King – UK bookstore promotions.
- Wizard Of Space And Time by Dennis Overbye.
- Wil Wheaton, John Scalzi, Bobak Ferdowsi, and Jason Finn on TableTop.
- Sir Patrick Stewart Eats Pizza for the First Time.
- Superman Lunchbox.
- Beware the Hairy Mango #183 – “Pool Man” by Matthew Sanborn Smith.