SF/F/H Link Post for 2013-06-27
Interviews & Profiles
- A Fantastical Librarian interviews Madeline Ashby.
- DaveBrendon interviews Gail Z. Martin.
- Scott Marlowe interviews Stacey Marie Brown.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Vanessa Hart.
- Nightmare Magazine interviews Robert McCammon.
- GeekPlanet interviews Gareth L. Powell.
- Civilian Reader interviews Seth Patrick.
- Locus Roundtable on Space Exploration–Capitalization.
- Baen fans organize fundraiser to give Kindles stocked with Baen e-books to injured soldiers.
- Clarkesworld is looking for a few slush readers.
- Andre Norton Award Committee Announced.
- Now available: Don’t Tweet Where You Eat by Jeff Patterson.
- Kindle Freebie: Ships of My Fathers by Dan Thompson.
Events & Event News
- RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH Theatrical Release by Elizabeth Karr.
- Fantastic Fiction at KGB Fundraiser by Matthew Kressel.
- S. M. Wheeler on Talking About About Gender and Sex in Sea Change.
- Freya Robertson on Worldbuilding – Suggestions for Beginners.
- Lauren Beukes on The Shining Girls.
- Timmi Duchamp on Joan Slonczewski and Jo Walton’s The Helix and the Hard Road.
- Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff on Making Word(s) Count #3: Immediacy and concurrency.
- Jessica Subject on Taking You To The Future.
- Francis Knight on Introducing Guns into Fantasy Worlds.
- FR Tallis on Story behind The Sleep Room.
- Stephen King on Richard Matheson’s Passing.
- James Aquilone on Richard Matheson.
- RevolutionSF Remembers Richard Matheson.
- Rod Rees asks Can Male Writers Successfully Write Female Characters? Foz Meadows responds.
- Chuck Wendig on Writing Magic.
- Alastair Reynolds on The Foss Way.
- Michael J. Martinez on Napoleonic Bechdel Tests.
- Whatever on The Big Idea: David Nickle.
- Michael May on Tarzan 101 | Tarzan of the Funny Pages.
- Functional Nerds on The Role of the Player.
- Cinema Blend on A Newbie’s Guide To Warehouse 13.
- This is Horror on Zombies, Zombies, Zombies!
- The AudioBookaneers on Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan, read by Christian Rodska.
- The AudioBookaneers on Audiobook Release Week: Niven, Harrington, Priest, Ashby, Kemp, Calvino and Ballard.
- Tor.com on Digital Danger and A Magical Sister Act.
- Tor.com on 8 Lessons MST3K Taught Me About Writing, Life, and Everything.
- Amazing Stories on Female Heroes in Literature.
- Amazing Stories on Finding a Path to the Stars at the 2013 Campbell Conference.
- Amazing Stories on Pixels and Panels #2: Online Comics.
- Amazing Stories on Sequential Wednesdays #13 – On Reminiscing & Predicting.
- Guardian on Kristine Kathryn Rusch uses self-publishing to get past industry ‘racism’. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Wired on Is The Superhero Movie Genre as Invulnerable as its Heroes?
- Wired on Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It. [via io9]
- O’Reilly Radar on What makes a scientist? (podcast)
- Space.com on Why Warp Drives Aren’t Just Science Fiction.
- Book Riot on Five Things You Need to Know About Young Adult Fiction.
- Amazon.com’s Btes Science Fiction & Fantasy Book of the Year So Far.
- Kirkus Review Blog on The Best Books to Fall in Love with as the World Ends.
- Kirkus Review Blog (me!) on The Best Ways For Sf Fans To Waste Time On The Internet.
- Illustratoins by Yukari Masuike.
- Sci-fi Art: The Best Defense.
- Storm by *rich35211.
- Deep Space X by ~gugo78.
- Avengers artwork by Gordon Waltho.
More Fun Stuff
- Regan Wolfrom’s Speculative Fiction Writing Wroundup for 6/26/2013.
- Charles Stross’ Neptune’s Brood: First Chapter and Short Story.
- Free Excerpt from The Darwin Elevator by Jason M. Hough.
- StarShipSofa #295 with fiction by Ray Cluley.
- “The Baseball Gods” by James Aquilone.
- Swan Nebula Spreads Its Wings In Cosmic Photo.
- DAW Books Book Discussion: Blood Price by Tanya Huff.
- New trailer for Lexicon by Max Barry.
- What the World War Z movie has in common with the book. [via io9]
- The Star Trek Theme played by Harp Twins. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Forrest J. “Forry” Ackerman Statue.
- Web Comic: When You Are Gone – An ode to books in the age of eBooks.
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