SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-02-13
Interviews & Profiles
- My Bookish Ways interviews Justin Gustainis.
- The Qwillery interviews Trent Jamieson.
- Amazon interviews Andrew Smith.
- Civilian Reader interviews Sebastien de Castell.
- Schlock Magazine interviews Nathan Ballingrud.
- Amazon interviews Daniel Suarez.
- The Sword & Laser Podcast interviews Gregory A. Wilson.
- The Sword and Laser Hangout with Bill Gourgey.
- Nightmare Magazine interviews Tanith Lee about the short story “The Gorgon.”
- Sense of Wonder interviews Anne Charnock.
- Amazing Stories interviews SFWA Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss.
- Flickering Myth interviews actress Addison Timlin about her role in the movie adaptation of Dean Koontz’s Odd Thomas.
- Flickering Myth interviews Matt Aitken, Weta Digital Visual Effects Supervisor, about The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
- Speculate! Podcast interviews Mike Selinker, game designer and founder of Lone Shark Games.
- The 2014 Kitschie Award Winners.
- NASA Tries to Rewrite the Book on Science Fiction. It’s the announcement of a collaboration between NASA and Tor/Forge Books.
- Stephen King’s upcoming novel, Revival, Officially Announced.
Events & Event News
- NASA and Tor Books will hold an event with author William R. Forstchen and scientist Dr. John Panek about the novel Pillar To The Sky at Goddard’s Visitor Center in Greenbelt MD, February 19.
- Sylvan Investigations: Work of Hunters/An Interrupted Cry by Laura Anne Gilman. Only a few more hours to go but it has already been funded.
- Epic cyberpunk action, Ghost Source Zero by Mark Cheng.
- 39 Days to Mars by Philip Buchanan.
- The Cape Creator: A Tribute to Bat-Maker Bill Finger by The Comic Arts Council, LLC.
- Niall Alexander on British Genre Fiction Focus: Little, Big, Brown.
- Susan Jane Bigelow on Clicking. About the portrayal of gender and the click of recognition upon finding characters like you. Part of a series of guest posts on representation at Jim C. Hines’ blog.
- Laura Miller asks Is the literary world elitist? About literature in general but can be applied to genre fiction.
- John Dodds on Cyberpunk’d.
- Stacked on Mini-trend: Circuses (mostly in Young Adult novels).
- Victoria Hooper has A Guide to Banking in Fantasyland.
- James Weber lists The 10 Commandments of New Fantasy (Part 1).
- Cleve Lamison on Creating Reality for Fun and Profit.
- Chris Eboch on Surviving the Writing Life.
- Chuck Wendig on The Days When You Don’t Feel Like Writing.
- Alice Arneson on Beta-Reading Words of Radiance: Spoiler-Free Thoughts on the Process.
- Veronica Rossi on Epic Love: Triangles Are Stronger.
- Chang-rae Lee on She and We: Behind On Such a Full Sea.
- Bookworm Blues reviews The Waking Engine by David Edison.
- Carl V. Anderson reviews Ellie Quin vol. 3: Beneath the Neon Sky by Alex Scarrow.
- Observation Deck on Star Wars EU in the Cinematic Universe: A Case for Twin Engines of Destruction.
- Annalee Newitz on Totally Radical: A Microhistory of 1980s Science Fiction.
- Bridget McGovern’s The Game of Thrones Guide to Love and Romance.
- Ramez Naa says The Singularity Is Further Than It Appears.
- io9 says These official exoplanet artworks are the next best thing to visiting.
- io9 tells How Your Body’s Unique Biosignatures Are Used for Surveillance.
- Wired.com says We’re About 100 Years Away From a Real RoboCop.
- The Art of Matt Rockefeller.
- Lord of Demons by kkomjirak aka Kyoungmin Park.
- Tomb Raider Reborn by Brenoch Adams.
- The Earth Below by Branduarte aka Cézar Brandão.
- Nomad_ Scavenger’s refinery by moonworker aka Seung Jin Woo.
- IronOreKing_Reg by Justice Wong.
More Fun Stuff
- Excerpt: The Troop by Nick Cutter.
- Excerpt: The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris.
- Excerpt: The Well’s End by Seth Fishman.
- Excerpt: Wild Fell by Michael Rowe.
- Comic Excerpt: Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoët.
- Comic Excerpt: Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoët. (Different pages).
- Podcast: I Should Be Writing – Episode 314: Rapid Fire: Marketing.
- Podcast: The Skiffy and Fanty Show – Episode 193: New Zealander Speculative Fiction w/ Helen Lowe, Norman Cates, & Stephen Minchin.
- Vodcast: Sword and Laser Season 2 – Behind the Scenes.
- Trailer: Transcendence – Trailer 2.
- Video: Mark Hamill’s Favorite Star Wars Fan Moments.
- Video: The Sync Up – How Far Are We From Real Life RoboCops (featuring Veronica Belmont and Nicole Nguyen).
- Video: 40 Weird Word Origins (by John Green).
- Web Series: Caper – Chapter 1: The City of Angles.
- Web Series: Caper – Chapter 2: The Killer Kilt Brothers.
Filed under: Tidbits
Like this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!