Happy 2014! Here’s hoping all of our readers have the Best Year Ever.
Interviews & Profiles
- Sword & Laser interviews Marie Brennan.
- SFX interviews Juliet E. McKenna.
- SFX interviews Jo Fletcher.
- The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction interviews Tim Sullivan.
- The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Michael Blumlein.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show interviews J.R. Vogt.
- Scott Edelman parts as Editor of Blastr. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Michael A. Burstein named president of Society for the Advancement of Speculative Storytelling.
- Author’s Guild Appeals Google Books Copyright Decision.
- January 2014 Ebooks from Angry Robot, Strange Chemistry and Exhibit A.
- Book View Cafe Announces A Feral Darkness by Doranna Durgin.
- Walker of Worlds calls it quits.
- Jay Lake’s entire genome goes open source.
Events & Event News
- January 8th, 7:00PM at Word Bookstore in Brooklyn, NY: Book launcg for Chuck Wendig’s Cormorant.
- January 7th: The NY Review of SF presents Jennifer Marie Brissett & Sam J. Miller.
- January 12th: Harlan Ellison to appear on The Simpsons.
- Mary Robinette Kowal on A bit about the writing of The Wind Comes.
- J. Kathleen Cheney on The Things the Writer Isn’t Telling You (Even When We Want To).
- Neil Gaiman on Why I’m coming back to the blog once more.
- The Way the Future Blogs on The Story of The Space Merchants, Part 4.
- Chuck Wendig on Writing Resolutions: 2014 And Beyond.
- The Guardian on Marcus Sedgwick: ‘Inspiration is everywhere’. [via Alexandre Maki]
- John Crace on Iain Banks: a death foretold?
- Auxiliary Memory asks Why Were The Two Most Famous Science Fiction Novels of the 20th Century Not Written By Science Fiction Authors?
- Shadowhawk’s Shade on 12 Days of Best SFF Characters of 2013: Day #7.
- Bookworm Blues on Duel Review: Quick Fix & Copperhead.
- Sci-Fi Fan Letter on Crossfire by Miyuki Miyabe.
- Lifetime on Dear Home Office, do you have an X-Files department?
- Cult Box on Doctor Who exec promises ‘raw, different direction’ in Series 8.
- The Daily Dot on The race to be the first person to step foot on Mars narrows. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Salon.com on The year the book became a luxury object.
- Book Riot on Sh** Book Snobs Say: Translations.
- Kameron Hurley on Rollicking 2013 Roundup: My Life as a Grimdark Video Game.
- M. L. Brennan on Books I Loved In 2013.
- Aliette de Bodard on 2013 in review.
- Emma Newman on A glance back at 2013.
- Paul Cornell on Goodbye 2013.
- Joe Abercrombie on 2013 in Review.
- Michael R. Underwood on 2013 in Review.
- Adam Christopher on 2014: The experiment.
- Fantasy Cafe on Reviews of Fantasy and Science Fiction Books.
- Film School Rejects on The 13 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films of 2013.
- Lytherus on The Best Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels of 2013.
- Comic Book Resources on CBR’s Top 100 Comics of 2013, #25 – 11.
- The Book Smugglers on The Most Excellent Books of 2013.
- Book Riot on The 10 Best Top 100 Books Lists.
- Video Game Art: Isaac.
- 3D Robot Heart by Aleksandr Kuskov.
- Hide and Seek by Marek Okon.
- Batman 1972.
More Fun Stuff
- Everything Wrong With Gremlins In Roughly 8 Minutes Or So. [via Alexandre Maki]
- Now posted: The January 2014 issue of SQ Mag.
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY First Official Image Featuring Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, and Dave Bautista.
- Beautiful Dungeons & Dragons Walkthrough Maps Illustrated by Jason Thompson.