SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-01-04
Interviews & Profiles
- Author Chat between ML Brennan, Leigh Bardugo, Teresa Frohock and Django Wexler.
- The Qwillery interviews Susie Moloney.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Molly Harper.
- Crossed Genres interviews John A. McColley.
- This Is Horror interviews Tristan Dye.
- City Councilman Resigns…in Klingon. [via SF Site]
- Disney uses the Force to snatch ‘Star Wars’ from Dark Horse Comics.
- White Lies astronaut wins record cover art prize.
- First Asteroid Discovery of 2014 Likely Hit Earth.
Events & Event News
- Room Booking for Worldcon No Open. See Loncon 3 Hotels. [via Kevin Standlee]
- Cassandra Rose Clarke: Some Start-of-the-Year Appearances in TX.
- More Signed Books from Cool Authors.
- Amazing Stories on More Fannish Nostalgia: My First Convention; My First Fanzine.
- Andrew Liptak on The 19 Most Anticipated Science Fiction And Fantasy Books For 2014.
- Black Gate on Dan Barry’s Flash Gordon, Part Nine.
- Book Yurt on Anne Ursu’s OVER/UNDER of 2013: The Overlooked, Underappreciated Middle Grade Reader.
- Brain Pickings on Happy Birthday, J.R.R. Tolkien: The Iconic Storyteller’s Little-Known, Gorgeous Art.
- Carrie Vaughn on year in review 2013.
- Charles Stross on Genre award awareness.
- Damien G. Walter on Future worlds: the sci-fi you will be reading in 2014.
- Dan Haight on How Sci-Fi is Failing Fans (and How We Can Get it Back).
- David Brin on What If the 21st Century Begins in 2014?
- Django Wexler on Seattle Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers (SF2W).
- Dynamic Subspace on Undergraduate Science Fiction Final Paper, Exploring SF Themes of Human Technomediation in Blake’s 7.
- Emma Jane Holloway on Five Things a Steampunk Heroine Must Consider.
- Gail Carriger on Books Gail Enjoyed in 2013.
- Homes and Hues on The Best Star Wars Furniture That Imperial Credits Can Buy.
- Hugh Howey on The Day the World Turns Upside Down.
- Hugh Howey on Sand.
- John Scalzi on SF/F Authors/Editors/Artists/Fans 2014 Award Awareness Post.
- Lou Anders on Further Encounters of Sherlock Holmes.
- Lydia Kang on Young Adult Sci-Fi That Will Get Readers Psyched About Science.
- Media Diversified asks Where are the Black Women in Science Fiction?
- Mindy Klasky on Publishing, the Cooperative Way (Part 2 of 3).
- New York Post on Steampunk fashion will gear you up for a reimagined past.
- Noble Smith on The Lord of the Rings vs. Game of Thrones: The Ultimate Showdown.
- Richard Robinson on Poul Anderson.
- RocketNews24 on How to properly pronounce “Ghibli” and other fun trivia about the legendary animation studio.
- Shadowhawk’s Shade on 12 Days of Best SFF Characters of 2013: Day #10.
- Shannon Messenger on My Year in Writing 2013.
- Staffer’s Book Review on 2013 Juice Box Awards: Book of the Year.
- Susan Engel, Ph.D. on Harry Potter’s Curiousity.
- Tabitha on Best Books of 2013.
- The Book Smugglers on The Airing of Grievances.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show on Recommended Reads: 2013 Post-Holiday Reading List.
- Violette Malan on You Can’t Go Home Again….
- Vulture on Saving Mr. Banks Left Out an Awful Lot.
- Concept Art: Section 8.
- 3D Spaceship art by Angel Alonso.
- See the Home of the Rock Trolls You Never Saw in THOR Concept Art by Wil Rees.
- All the Harry Potter Book Covers.
More Fun Stuff
- Awesome archive of Comic Books. [via Cherei J McCarter.]
- 2014 Letter to the Fans by Terry Brooks.
- ? Vaginal Fantasy #24: Guilty Pleasures.
- The Original Back to the Future DeLorean Was Restored by Fans and Is Now on Display at Universal Studios.
- A Village In The UK Is Being Renamed “King’s Landing”.
- Bookopotamus ia an audiobook trivia app, designed to entertain book lovers while raising money for First Book.
- Essential Science Fiction encyclopedias and guides (translated). [via Jonathan from Concatenation.]
- Mary Robinette Kowal’s audition for the Sesame Street puppetry workshop.
- TARDIS Coasters.
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