SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-01-29
Interviews & Profiles
- The Qwillery interviews James L. Cambias.
- Fantasy Faction interviews Sarah Pinborough.
- SFFWorld interviews Glen Duncan.
- Boom interviews Kim Stanley Robinson. It’s mostly about California.
- John Joseph Adams and David Barr Kirtley interview Scott Lynch. It’s actually a transcription of an episode from The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy Podcast.
- Suvudu interviews Pierce Brown.
- Suvudu interviews Tim Lebbon.
- Richard Dansky interviews Wendy Webb for Bull Spec.
- Metaphysical Fantasy interviews Tom Lloyd.
- Amazing Stories interviews Jarvis Sheffield, creator of the Black Science Fiction Society.
- Smart Girls love SciFi interviews Pippa Jay.
- Kameron Hurley Joins Angry Robot in Two-Book Deal.
- Christian Cameron Reveals Fantasy-Fiction Pen Name.
- RUSA’s 2014 Reading List winners revealed: Librarians’ top picks in genre fiction.
- BVC announces White Mare’s Daughter by Judith Tarr.
- Read the Entire Malazan Series in One Ebook.
- Apex Magazine 2013 Cover of the Year Readers’ Poll.
- Japanese rights to Jeff Carlson’s self-published novel The Frozen Sky sold to Tokyo Sogen via the Donald Maass Literary Agency.
- SCI-FEST by David Dean Bottrell.
- Slingers: A Fantasy Western by R. Bryant Francis.
- The Old Iron Dream – a critical look at the history of science fiction’s far-right and its long-lasting influence.
- Todd Mason on The critical legacy of the Futurians…Frederik Pohl and his peers…
- Jeff VanderMeer on Annihilation: Sometimes It’s Better to Wake Up.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show on The Disquieting Guest — Some Notes on Gore.
- Myke Cole talks about his novel Shadow Ops: Breach Zone for Mary Robinette Kowal’s My Favorite Bit.
- Myke Cole asks Military Fantasy: What is “Military”?.
- Myke Cole says“They Didn’t Have to Earn It”, about the role of women in the military.
- James L. Cambias talks about his novel A Darkling Sea for John Scalzi’s The Big Idea.
- Annalee Newitz (for NPR Books) reviews A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias.
- Jessica Strider reviews Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman.
- Brandon Sanderson on Regarding Awards.
- Kameron Hurley on Embracing Bugpunk: A Little Science, a Lot of Magic; Stir Until Frothy.
- Mur Lafferty On Disappointment (in a writer’s career).
- Chuck Wendig’s Follow-Up On Self-Publishing: Readers Are Not Good Gatekeepers.
- Hugh Howey on Turning Chaff into Wheat.
- Jim C. Hines’ Writing Income in More Detail.
- Deborah J. Ross on Writing What You Love (and career success).
- Fantasy Faction on Fandom and Creativity.
- A.C. Wise asks What’s in a Name?.
- Richard Thomas tells How to Write a Book Review.
- Patrick Rothfuss on My First Fanfiction, With Apologies to Terry Pratchett.
- The New York Times on Disruptions: The Holodeck Begins to Take Shape. [via Andrew Porter]
- io9 talks about A New Scientific Model that Defines Alien Intelligence.
- io9 on Scientists say the Black Death ‘could happen again’.
- io9 on The Best “Entry Level” Science Fiction Books to Convert Your Friends according to many authors and editors.
- Overlords Among Us: Amazing Artwork of Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End.
- Grant Louden: Turning pulp sci-fi spaceships into stunning 3D art. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- New Triptych Art (by Marc Simonetti) for Brazilian Edition of Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn Trilogy.
More Fun Stuff
- George R.R. Martin talks briefly and show a couple of photos from The Last Unicorn screenings and Q&A with author Peter S. Beagle.
- Myke Cole (the guy is everywhere) talks about his book Shadow Ops: Breach Zone on Scott Sigler’s Guest Goods 43.
- An Introduction to Matthew Reilly’s The Tournament.
- After The Fires Went Out: Coyote – Episode Thirteen, Part 2 – Tuesday, January 29th by Regan Wolfrom.
- Short Story: “Georgia” by Jenni Hill.
- Short Story: “Bridge of Snow” by Marie Rutkoski.
- Short Story: “The Little Android” by Marissa Meyer.
- Excerpt: Words of Radiance (Chapters Ten, Twelve, Fourteen, and Interlude I-1) by Brandon Sanderson.
- Excerpt: The Orphan Choir by Sophie Hannah.
- Audiobook Excerpt: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King.
- Video: Victoria Schwab talks about the publication of The Unbound.
- Video: Star Wars Rebels: Meet Chopper, Grumpy Astromech Droid.
- Video: Iron Man 3: Scanline VFX Shot Breakdowns Reel.
- Video: British Villains ‘Rendezvous’. Jaguar Super Bowl commercial featuring Ben Kingsley, Mark Strong and Tom Hiddleston.
- Video: Honest Trailers – RoboCop. The original one from 1987.
- Video: Everything Wrong With Batman & Robin In An Awful Lot Of Minutes.
- Video: How fast are you moving right now? by Tucker Hiatt (for TED-Ed).
- Video: M42 – Live View Optical Zoom Into The Big Orion Nebula.
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