SF/F/H Link Post for 2013-10-15
Interviews & Profiles
- Amazing Stories interviews Peter F. Hamilton, author of Great North Road
- Bibliofiend talks discusses young adult fiction with Robin Wasserman, author of The Waking Dark.
- Brandon Sanderson discusses his latest novel, Steelheart.
- Five Minutes with Leigh M. Lane, author of the Gothic horror novel Finding Poe
- Jane Espenson at NYCC: ‘Serenity,’ Crossovers and ‘Once Upon a Time’
- Kate Eden plugs her The Murdoch Vampires book tour
- Literary Escapism welcomes author Paige Cuccaro who is celebrating the release of her second Hellsbane novel, Heaven and Hellsbane.
- Neil Gaiman: closing libraries ‘like stopping vaccinations’
- The Qwillery interviews Holly McDowell, author of the King Solomon’s Wives series
- Robin Hobb discusses her new Fitz & Fool Trilogy over at Suvudu.
- Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero on season premiere; ‘Danger lies within’
- Chronos: The Universal LARP System – a universal system built to make theatrical combat as quick as contact-safe LARP combat & transition effortlessly from LARP & Tabletop.
- War Stories: Modern Military Science Fiction – an anthology of Military SF, exploring how warfare might affect the soldiers and civilians of tomorrow.
- RARRR!!! Monster-Building, City-Stomping Card Game (Reboot!).
- Osiris: A Cinematic Sci-Fi Audio Drama Series by Martin Johnson.
- Review: Paul Di Filippo reviews The Facades by Eric Lundgren
- 5 Things that Make Capclave an Outstanding Science Fiction Convention
- 10 Movies That Prove You Don’t Have to Be Horror to Be Scary
- Are Video Games the New Novels?
- The Best Comics From New York Comic-Con You Should Read: “Serenity,” “Inhumanity”
- The Best Horror Novels Adapted to Film
- Can science fiction ever get the science right?
- Do Zimboes dream of Electric Sheep?
- Gravity borrows its best bits from video games
- Gravity is not a science fiction film: Not every film set in space is science fiction
- Horror comics to get you in the Halloween mood
- It’s Not Rocket Science: How Nerds Ruin Movies
- Michael Lutz has a few interesting musings on the nature of performance art and how it correlates with the idea of “replayability” for games. And on Notes & Commentaries, Matthijs Krul has produced a Marxist reading of Dwarf Fortress.
- Meet the Women Who Are Changing Marvel and Comics
- Speculative Fiction Writing Wroundup for 10/14/2013
- Superheroes And American Politics
- Ten Dumb Things Stopping You From Finishing Your Novel
- We need to buy ISBNs. You want to improve your writing. We can help each other.
Science and Technology
- Machine gun-toting robots may soon back up U.S. soldiers: Robotics blast targets with M240 machines during live-fire demo at Fort Benning
- Time to debate the ethics of robots: Do we need to worry about robots that can make legal and lethal choices on their own?
- Why America Hasn’t Gone Back to the Moon
- Why the Science Behind Jurassic Park Is a Little Less Far Fetched
More Fun Stuff
- Cover reveal: Lovecraft’s Monsters
- Meet the Suburban Dad Who Built His Own DeLorean Time Machine.
- Star Wars Engagement Rings
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