SF/F/H Link Post for 2013-12-25
Interviews & Profiles
- Almost Human’s Minka Kelly admits being ‘sci-fi illiterate’
- Exclusive Q&A with David Finch on “Forever Evil” at the Kindle Daily Post.
- How To Write Sci-Fi And Fantasy with author Catherine Asaro Interview
- Lawrence M. Schoen has a brief Q&A with Anne Bishop, author of Written in Red.
- Another Marvel Super Villain to Debut on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- Harry flies into the West End: J.K. Rowling to co-produce magical new stage play
- Nancy Kemp died on December 22 of uterine cancer. She and her husband worked on the Hugo Award winning fanzine, Who Killed Science Fiction?
- Review: Alan Cheuse reviews The Land Across by Gene Wolfe.
- Review: Image Comics Single Issues
- 3 alternative Christmas tales from 3 literary greats
- The 5 most compelling video game characters of 2013
- The 10 Best Video Games of 2013, chosen by Rolling Stone.
- 15 Books That Will Change the Way You Look at Robots
- 2014: A Retrospective of the Year in Books
- 2014 in film preview: science-fiction. Kicking off a new daily 10-part series previewing key movies of 2014, we take an advance look at next year’s sci-fi hopefuls
- An Amazing Stories Rant on Goodreads.
- Brain Tug-of-War: How I Learned to Love Writing Interactive Stories
- Cassandra Rose Clarke on Midnight Mass over at Angry Robot
- Christmas is Death, according to Chuck Wendig.
- Doctor Who beats Downton Abbey as the one TV show you couldn’t do without on Christmas Day
- Doctor Who Christmas Special: The Top 5 regenerations of the Time Lord
- Doctor Who farewell: 10 extraordinary Matt Smith moments
- Doctor Who: Neil Gaiman story The Doctor’s Wife named best ever Matt Smith episode
- Game Theory: Surprises and Challenges for Video Games in 2013
- Ghost stories: why the Victorians were so spookily good at them. Christmas Eve was traditionally the time to tell scary stories round the hearth. And 19th-century writers proved fearsomely adept
- Golden Nemesis: Daleks celebrate 50 years of sci-fi adventures
- Great Lost Manuscripts of Science Fiction and Fantasy
- Happy Holidays From Amazing Stories
- How Fanzines Helped Put Doctor Who Fans in Charge of Doctor Who
- The Inside Scoop on Anthologies with Mike Resnick
- Is JUPITER ASCENDING A Sci-Fi Romance Film?
- Lawrence Kasdan’s Handwritten Screenplay Pages for The Empire Strikes Back
- Publishing with Kindle: My Experiences with Tearing Down Tuesday
- The results of the 2013 Reddit Fantasy Stabby Awards are in!
- Santa’s Naughty Past: A Look at the Long, Hard History of Robert Devereaux’s Santa Claus
- What every Doctor Who regeneration says about each Doctor’s era
- Why does every story have to be an Earth-shattering epic?
- Why ghost stories evoke the Christmas spirit. There’s something oddly comforting about a haunting tale by the fireside in midwinter.
- Writing Blogs with Jim C. Hines
Science and Technology
- Do robots make us more productive or steal our jobs?
- Five Scientific Inaccuracies in Gravity That Will Bother Me Forever
More Fun Stuff
- The Auteurs of Christmas: Christmas morning through the eyes of our favorite directors.
- Comicbookmovie offers a First Look At Steven Spielberg’s Postponed ROBOPOCALYPSE
- Doctor Puppet: A Timelord Christmas. Join the Doctor Puppets for a musical Christmas adventure!
- Gravity: From Script to Screen Academy Featurette
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Production Diary 14
- Read the Christmas flash fiction “The Long Night” by Cameron Suey from Apex Publications.
- Read the Christmas flash fiction “Stockings Hung on the Hearth” by Thea Hutcheson from Apex.
- Read “Dark Christmas” by Jeanette Winterson: Renting a remote house for the holidays sounds idyllic, but not in The Stone Gods author Jeanette Winterson’s haunting tale…
- Read the Neil Gaiman short story, “I, Cthulhu, or, What’s A Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me Doing In A Sunken City Like This (Latitude 47° 9’ S, Longitude 126° 43’ W)?“
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