SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-01-08
Interviews & Profiles
- Agents of SHIELD showrunners Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen answer the fans.
- Author Chat with Django Wexler, ML Brennan, Leigh Bardugo, and Teresa Frohock. [Parts 2, 3, 4]
- Gingernuts of Horror interviews Guy Adams, author of Once Upon a Time in Hell.
- Laura Anne Gilman discusses illogiCon in an interview with Jaym Gates
- A Literal Space Opera: An Interview with Adam Matlock, the Composer of Red Giant
- Joseph Mallozzi on The Return of The Book of the Month Club — cast your vote!
- Mary Robinette Kowal answers Writing Question via Snotti the Puppet
- Nicky Peacock interviews Heidi R. Kling, author of Witch’s Brew
- The Qwillery interviews Sandy Williams, author of the Shadow Reader series
- Urban Fantasy Investigations talks Black Arts with Faith Hunter
Events & Event News
- Nature is holding a microfiction writing competition. Tell a sci-fi story in just 200 characters and win a Nature Futures eBook* and a year’s subscription to Nature.
- Ares Magazine – science fiction and a complete board game in a bi-monthly periodical.
- Hive & Heist – the adventure-oriented sequel to the award-winning Queen & Commander, our heroes have made it to John Wayne Space Station where they have lots of bills… and no money.
- River of Heaven SF RPG – A science fiction role-playing game set in the 28th Century, using a modified version of the OpenQuest D100 system .
- Through the Black Hole – a science fiction, futuristic novel about Earth’s destruction, the sun’s death, and a sinister black hole.
- 8 Resolutions for the Digital Book Business In 2014
- 2014 Book Publishing Industry Predictions: Price Drops to Impact Competitive Dynamics
- Bookworm Blues joins the line of blogs looking back at the Best Books of 2013
- Did it/Will it stand the test of time?
- IGN asks Who are the most important monsters in screen history?
- In 2013, eBook Sales Collapsed… in My Household.
- Is there a Right Age to Recommend Older Science Fiction?
- The Kindle Daily Post names its picks for the Top 5 Must-Read Graphic Novels in 2014
- Laura Lam talks about her recently released novel Shadowplay.
- My Bookish Ways names its picks for the Best Books of 2013
- Nine places to look in 2014 to predict the future of publishing
- One Hundred Years Of Weird Fear: On H.P. Lovecraft’s literature of genealogical terror.
- Patheos argues that Chain Bookstores Are Doomed
- Random, loosely connected, thoughts on the future
- Science fiction can be a blueprint for utopia
- Stainless Steel Droppings names its Favorite Film and Television titles of 2013
- Ten Epic Fantasy / Sword & Sorcery Novels Set In ‘Nonwestern’ Worlds
- Ten Publishing Predictions for 2014
- What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2014?
- What the Ferengi Represent in Star Trek
- What were you Favorite Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Covers of 2013?
- Will a “controversial” chapter make you curse at George R.R. Martin?
- Dr. Horrible Art Nouveau Poster Set
- Dresden Codak creator illustrates each chapter of The Silmarillion
- John Picacio’s Selected 2013 Published Works
- Thor: The Dark World Concept Art: Valkyrie And Other Unused Characters [via Alexandre Maki]
More Fun Stuff
- Brett Kuxhausen, a graduate student at Montana State University in Science and Natural History Filmmaking, created this terrific short film, his ode to science fiction.
- Chinese Ambassador Invokes Voldemort In China-Japan Shrine Feud
- Everything Wrong With Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban [via Alexandre Maki]
- Helix: Watch the First 15 Minutes of Episode 1 Now
- Infographic: Timeline of the far future
- No science fiction: Company shows off real-world Star Trek tricorder
- Read an excerpt from Shadowplay by Laura Lam
- Pre-Order Ex-Purgatory by Peter Clines and get a free bookplate, plusa chance to video chat with the author.
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