SF/F/H Link Post for 2013-09-19
Interviews & Profiles
- April Genevieve Tucholke of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea on Food, Art & Mayhem
- Linda K. Sienkiewicz talks to Erin Underwood and Hannah Strom-Martin about their experiences in publishing their new young adult anthology, Futuredaze.
- Jupiter War: the Neal Asher interview
- Junot Díaz: “Orson Scott Card is a cretinous fool”
- Karl Kerschl, creator of The Abominable Charles Christopher, talks to Gary Tyrrell about his adaptation of “The Musicians of Bremen” for First Second’s Fairy Tale Comics anthology.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Jaime Lee Moyer, author of Delia’s Shadow
- Neal Stephenson on tall towers and NSA cyber-spies
- Sci-Fi Legend Norman Spinrad on the NSA, Edward Snowden, and the Repression of Sexual Energy
- Shane Black talked to IGN at length about what’s happening with his Doc Savage adaptation.
- Tommy Taylor’s magical origin is no longer Unwritten: A new graphic novel centers on the boy wizard created by Mike Carey and Peter Gross for their long-running Vertigo Comics series.
- Despite my mother’s many years of complaining, it turns out that Rancho Obi-Wan has been Awarded Guinness World Record for the world’s Largest Collection of ‘Star Wars’ Memorabilia, not my high school bedroom. I’m certain this comes as a blow to many dedicated fans.
- Mary Robinette Kowal sells three new novels to Tor
- Adventures of the League of S.T.E.A.M. – Your favorite Steampunk monster hunters return for a third season of their web series, with more gadgets, monsters and misadventures! This season will introduce new characters, special guest stars, amazing locations, cool monsters and fantastical steampunk gadgets. We plan on expanding our resources and increasing our production quality to bring you an exciting new experience. Check out their first two seasons online!
- AMBROV X – a story-driven, cross-platform Science Fiction RPG set in the award-winning universe of Sime~Gen. “With Ambrov X, we aim to create a rich, story-driven experience that delves deep into emotional themes, coupled with breath-taking action and adventure.”
- 4 Tips on Using Theme in Science-Fiction — Veronica Sicoe
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sherlock Holmes
- 12 Unpublished Novels We Wish We Could Read
- 21 Ways to Not Finish a First Draft
- 21 Things Writers Know that Non-Writers Don’t
- 34 awesome things happening behind the scenes on S.H.I.E.L.D..
- Authors Guild: Wait for Congress to Sort Out Google Scanning
- Cora Buhlert on Time Travel and Gender
- Everything You Know About Star Trek Into Darkness Is Wrong
- Fan Fiction Writers are Gryffindors
- How 6 Pieces of Self-Publishing Advice Led to Averaging $1,250 a Month in Book Sales
- How to measure the power of a science fiction story
- Kickstarter and Fantasy
- The Kindle has turned me off paper books: I’m a rare book dealer, but since getting an e-reader older reading media seem awkward and cumbersome
- Relax, and Dial Back the Desperation
- ScreenCrush listed the worst comic book based TV shows.
- Someone sent Brian Michael Bendis a message on Tumblr saying comics should be more focused on males and that writers who emphasize female characters “listen too much to women bitching.” Bendis took him to task. And here’s part two of the epic saga.
- The ten rules of writing fiction
- Using Tarot Cards To Tell A Story
- Why superheroes & supervillains need each other
- A Writerly Pilot Light
- Writers and Superstitions
Science and Technology
- Alien Civilisations: Two Competing Models
- The Drake Equation Revisited: Interview with Planet Hunter Sara Seager
- E-textbooks are the educational tool of the future, but preparation must start now.
- Robotic Snakes Could Invade Mars (For Science)
- “At world’s end” by Taire Lilith Morrigan
- Cover Reveal: The City Stained Red
- The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator illustrated with Harry Potter Characters
- “New York Ruins” by Jonas De Ro
More Fun Stuff
- Get Hip With these suuuper Subtle Star Wars Ties
- Great Literature helps us see just how lame internet slang is.
- Les Miserables Star Wars video mash-up.
- Read an excerpt of The Deaths of Tao by Wesley Chu
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