SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-02-11
Interviews & Profiles
- Emma Watson interviews J.K. Rowling. Yes, that interview. But this is the full version, not just the snippets that were released (and much discussed by many people) earlier. Context really is key.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Paul Kearney.
- BuzzFeed Books interviews Pierce Brown.
- Wired.com interviews Robert Kirkman.
- Hero Complex interviews Danai Gurira, Michonne from The Walking Dead.
- The Lovecraft eZine interviews John Langan.
- Wonderland Magazine interviews Emma Watson.
- Kristen Simmons responds to The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe.
- Blastr talks to Jewel Staite and David Hewlett about their web series, State of Syn.
- Bidding Now Open on Con or Bust Auction.
- The Rebirths of Tao: Official Release Date.
- V.E. Schwab gets two-book deal with Tor.
- DreamWorks Takes Publishing In-House. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Barnes & Noble Fired Its Entire Nook Hardware Engineering Staff.
- Catfish Directors to Tackle Nerve Adaptation.
Events & Event News
- Sylvan Investigations: Work of Hunters/An Interrupted Cry by Laura Anne Gilman.
- Women Destroy Science Fiction! by Lightspeed Magazine.
- Jay Lake: Science Fiction Author on Trial (NIH trial, that is!).
- The Doubleclicks’ New Album “Dimetrodon” + Weekly Songs!
- Dave Truesdale on SFWA President Endorses PC Bulletin Censorship. And a response from Natalie Luhrs.
- Robert Heinlein on Science Fiction: Its Nature, Faults and Virtues.
- John Davey on The Michael Moorcock Collection: An Inside View.
- HorrorMovies.ca asks Screams, Scares, or Slashers: What Makes a Horror Movie?
- The Sydney Morning Herald ponders Zombie invasion: why we’re obsessed with the undead.
- Rely on Horror is Remembering Silent Hill – Celebrating 15 Years of Horror.
- Sumiko Saulson lists 20 Black Women in Horror Writing.
- Ricky L. Brown asks Who Goes There? The Thing?
- Book Riot on The Conversation We Should Be Having About J.K. Rowling’s Big Reveal.
- Chuck Wendig asks Wuzza Wither Woozy Book Marketing?
- E.C. Myers says Every Book is Different.
- Brian Staveley on Marital Fights and Elevator Pitches: Occasion Versus Subject.
- Patrick Hester On Marketing and Social Media.
- Ken Liu on Wit in Critique.
- Mark Oshiro is Parched as part of Jim C. Hines’ series of guest posts about representation.
- Susan Dennard tells how to Increase Your Writing Productivity (Part 2): The Power of Ritual.
- Cara Lockwood lists Five Mistakes to Look For In Your Dialogue.
- Adina Rishe Gewirtz on The Lily and the Beetle. It’s actually about brainstorming.
- Gail Carriger’s 5 Current Favorite Non Fiction Books.
- John DeNardo talks about New Thrillers That Are More Than They Appear.
- Django Wexler on his novella John Golden: Freelance Debugger.
- Patrick Hester reviews Nemo: Heart of Ice by Alan Moore.
- Bookworm Blues reviews The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes.
- Stainless Steel Droppings reviews The Burn Zone by James K. Decker.
- Toby Litt reviews Wolves by Simon Ings. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Morgana Santilli reviewsA 1000 Ideas By 100 Manga Artists by Cristian Campos.
- Rob Bedford is Bouncing off Books: Two Un-reviews.
- Charlie Jane Anders reviews the Vampire Academy movie.
- The Little Red Reviewer’s recap of Legendary Confusion.
- Laura Lam’s recap of The North East Teen Book Awards.
- Mashable says People-Powered Publishing Is Changing All the Rules. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Steve Davidson on Grant Louden: Bringing Us All One Step Closer To Space.
- Maria Popova on We Are Singing Stardust: Carl Sagan on the Story of Humanity’s Greatest Message and How the Golden Record Was Born.
- Esther Inglis-Arkell says Eliminating scarcity won’t stop us from being jerks.
- Rob Bricken on The 11 Most Bizarre Frankenstein Monsters Ever Created.
- FEARnet lists Forbidden Love: Five Horror Romances So Wrong They’re Right.
- Flavorwire on A Deconstruction of Love: Mary and Percy Shelley Edition.
- Star Wars: Age of Rebellion cover art by wraithdt aka Darren Tan.
- Mona Targaryen by MadMouse Design.
- Planetary Suite by Steve Gildea.
- Craig Thompson’s piece for the Sakai Project.
- Demons, Fantasy Creatures and Warriors by Ilker Serdar Yildiz.
- Aveline Teaser image – Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag by Muskol aka Eve Berthelette.
More Fun Stuff
- The Iron Throne made out of ice and snow by Katie Scott.
- Disney Map by theantilove. Where in the world each Disney animated movie is (supposedly) set.
- Envelope of Letter from H. P. Lovecraft to Robert Barlow.
- Norse Rune code cracked.
- Excerpt: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer.
- Excerpt: The Martian by Andy Weir.
- Excerpt: Working God’s Mischief by Glen Cook.
- Short Story: “Tortoiseshell Cats Are Not Refundable” by Cat Rambo.
- Short Story: “Mad Maudlin” by Marie Brennan.
- Ebook: John Golden: Freelance Debugger by Django Wexler.
- Audiobook: Nocturnal – Episode 16 by Scott Sigler.
- Podcast: Writing Excuses – Season 9, Episode 6: The Experience of Time (with Mette Ivie Harrison).
- Serving Worlds Podcast: Mur Lafferty, K.T. Bryski and John Mierau discuss Stonecoast MFA.
- Preview: Game of Thrones Season 4: Ice and Fire – A Foreshadowing.
- Book Trailer: Three by Kristen Simmons.
- Video: Cube – A Video About Video Game Graphics.
- Video: Everything Wrong With The Terminator In 6 Minutes Or Less.
- Video: Frozen – The Musical. No, not the Disney animated feature but the 2010 Horror movie.
- Short Animation: Binman by Alain Vu, Barbara Fisinger Skorjanc, and Mylène Cominotti.
- Making of: Batman (1989).
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