Interviews & Profiles
- Chuck Wendig asks Laura Lam ten questions about Shadowplay.
- Bull Spec interviews Carrie Vaughn about Dreams of the Golden Age.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Benjamin Percy.
- #24MAG interviews Robert Jackson Bennet.
- Brian Staveley answers Tor.com’s The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe.
- Mark Frost answers Tor.com’s The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe.
- Elizabeth Bunce interviews Cat Winters.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show interviews Didi Chanoch and Rani Graff about Israeli Publishing and Translation.
- The Coode Street Podcast interviews Rachel Swirsky. It’s a repost of a previous episode but worth listening to if you haven’t the first time.
- The WSFA Small Press Award Committee is accepting nominations for it’s 2014 Award for stories published in 2013.
Events & Event News
- Wesley Chu’s schedule for Legendary Confusion in Detroit, January 17th-19th.
- John Scalzi’s (sort of) schedule for Legendary Confusion in Detroit, January 17th-19th.
- Merrie Haskell’s schedule for Legendary Confusion in Detroit, January 17th-19th.
- Across the Whedonverse – Burlesque event in Los Angeles, February 7th.
- Adam Christopher signing The Burning Dark and Hang Wire at Forbidden Planet in London, March 6th.
- Peggy Eddleman’s 2014 Events.
- Waylines Magazine: Year Two by Darryl Knickrehm.
- “The Father” SFX Make Up Test Shoot by Stephen Belyeu.
- Sheila Williams on Remembering Frederik Pohl.
- Robert Silverberg on Re-reading Philip José Farmer.
- Spike Jonze on the toughest scene he wrote for the movie Her.
- Paul Weimer on Viagens Interplanetarias, the series of short stories and novels by L. Sprague De Camp.
- Andrea K Höst on SFF in Conversation: Women Write SFF.
- Neil Gaiman on Jogging, Bees, and Wordless.
- Sherri L. Smith on The Middle Hundred: Do You Know What It Means (To Miss New Orleans)?
- Paul Cornell on The Eligibility of Others.
- Hugh Howey talks about Brenna Aubrey and self-publishing.
- Chuck Wendig on The Author-Publisher And The Almighty Dollar (also about self-publishing).
- Seth Patrick on the origins of his novel, Reviver.
- Ann Leckie on not being eligible for the Campbell Award.
- PJ Schnyder on her novel, Fighting Kat (at John Scalzi’s The Big Idea).
- Jim C. Hines reviews Goblin Secrets (by William Alexander).
- Carrie Vaughn on Award Recs.
- io9 lists 10 Books That Will Change the Way You Understand the Mind.
- Fleetwood Robbins on Long Live Geek Culture.
- Mur Lafferty on All Hail the Mighty Geek.
- BBC Future on The truth about technology’s greatest myth. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Marissa Meyer on Fairytales Reimagined with a Kickass Sci-Fi Spin.
- Gail Carriger’s Writing Goals for 2014.
- Jaime Lee Moyer on Write if you get work…
- Susan Dennard on Of Fear and FRABs (part 1): the oft-forgotten culprit behind writer’s block.
- Benjamin Percy on The Dance of the Flaming Chainsaws.
- Sophie Masson on The Art and Craft of Retelling Traditional Tales.
- Cory Doctorow reveals some Cheap Writing Tricks.
- “Rising from the Sea of Smoke” by Julie Dillon, commissioned by Kate Elliott.
- Cover Reveal: The dark splendor of the new Alien universe comics (also including Predator and Prometheus).
More Fun Stuff
- Trailer: Game of Thrones Season 4.
- io9 breaks down the Game of Thrones Season 4 trailer.
- Trailer: Outlander.
- Trailer: From Dusk Till Dawn – The Series.
- Teaser: Penny Dreadful – Not Human.
- Trailer: DOOMED! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s “The Fantastic Four”.
- Book Trailer: The Rule of Three (by Eric Walters).
- Star Wars toys photos (by Finnish artist Vesa Lehtimäki aka Avanaut) look more realistic than the real Star Wars.
- After The Fires Went Out: Coyote – Episode Eleven, Part 1 – Thursday, January 17th (by Regan Wolfrom).
- Excerpt: The Emperor’s Blades (by Brian Staveley).
- Excerpt: The Geek’s Guide to Dating (by Eric Smith).
- Audiobook Preview: Her Dark Curiosity (by Megan Shepherd).
- Short Film: The Legend of Zelda – The Dark Mask.
- Video: Danger: Humans.