SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-03-14
Interviews & Profiles
- Suvudu interviews R.A. Salvatore.
- TBPL Off the Shelf interviews Philippa Ballantine.
- Author Allsorts interviews C.J. Harper.
- Mur Lafferty interviews Max Gladstone.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Kenneth Calhoun.
- Reddit AMA with Pat Rothfuss, James Ernest, and the Pairs Kickstarter team.
- Fran Wilde interviews her literary agent Russell Galen.
- Helen Oyeyemi at the New York Times’ By the Book.
- BBC profiles Tove Jansson, creator of The Moomins. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Ain’t It Cool News interviews Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg about the Preacher TV show and other things.
- Pioneering EAPA 10th Anniversary Arriving – but will it be the last?.
- SFFWRTCHT on Twitter Ending In 2014.
Events & Event News
- Jim C. Hines’ Millennicon Schedule.
- Rick Riordan’s Two April Events.
- Book Launch of Stolen Songbird by Danielle Jensen at Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary (Canada), April 08.
- Chuck Palahniuk And Douglas Coupland at the New York Public Library, April 11.
- Devils’ Field: Lucy A. Snyder’s New Jessie Shimmer Novel.
- Pairs: A New Classic Pub Game by Cheapass Games.
- ORBIT – A Sci-Fi Thriller from the Mind of Edgar Allan Poe.
- Inceptor – The Game of Your Dreams by Pilot Study.
- International Women’s Day (Angry Robots): Kameron Hurley says I’ll Make the Pancakes: On Opting In – and Out – of the Writing Game.
- John Scalzi offers An Anecdotal Observation, Relating to Robert Heinlein and the Youth of Today.
- John Hornor Jacobs has a News Round-Up.
- Samantha Shannon on Going to press.
- Marie Brennan asks What happens when fantasy novels get scientific?
- Book Riot on Apocalypse Later: Why Dystopian Novels Speak To Us. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- The Guardian on The Retro-Hugos journey back to science fiction’s past.
- Jamie Todd Rubin on Long Books.
- Miles Cameron on The Military and Historical Fantasy.
- Miles Cameron on Craftsmanship in Fantasy.
- Justina Ireland on “Unlikable” Girls: I love “unlikable,” I write “unlikable,” and I am “unlikable”.
- Healing from Capitalism on 6 Tips to Writing Great Female Characters: an open letter to my male allies.
- Martha Wells on Plot Stalls.
- Entertainment Weekly reviews on Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer.
- Andrew Liptak reviews The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker.
- Dave Thompson reviews the audiobook of Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey.
- Dave Thompson also reviews the audiobook of Star Wars: Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn.
- Jim Steranko reviews “Yes Men”, the latest episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
- Jonathan Wood lists 9 Essential Detective Novels for People Who Don’t Read Detective Novels.
- io9 lists 10 Teen Heroes Who Grew Older With Style.
- The Mary Sue’s Agent of S.T.Y.L.E. – The Flash Legacy.
- io9 wonders How the Solar Sail Could Fuel Interplanetary Travel.
- The art of Jordy Lakiere.
- Steampunk The Wind in the Willows illustrations by Krista Brennan.
- Dan Dos Santos talks about the process of making the cover for Diana Rowland’s How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back.
- Applibot Illustration 3 by alexnegrea.
- X-MEN FirstClass by daimon560.
- Rendezvous Point by Luis Esteves.
More Fun Stuff
- Photos: Vivian Kubrick posts remarkable photos from the sets of her father’s movies. [via Andrew Porter]
- Photos: Get Drunk with Kaiju at This New Japanese Bar.
- Podcast: Dead Robots’ Society – Episode 307: Death and Taxes.
- Podcast: Boars, Gore, and Swords – Episode 134: A Turtle Is Not a Horse.
- Book Trailer: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Back! by Ian Doescher.
- Video: Angry Nerd – The Veronica Mars Movie Project and the Pitfalls of Crowdfunding Films.
- Video: Brandon Sanderson Reads From New Untitled Novella.
- Video: Cory Doctorow and William Campbell Powell on the YA Experience.
- Video: Christian Stiehl talks to Juliette Wade about Fantasy Cartography.
- Video: The Game of Thrones Cast Gives Advice to Their Characters.
- Video: Behind the Scenes of the Vanity Fair Cover Shoot with the Cast of Game of Thrones.
- Video: Game of Thrones Season 3 Recap: Politics of Power.
- Video: Ralph McQuarrie, Star Wars Concept Artist: Tribute to a Master (Part 1) and (Part 2).
- Video: Everything Wrong With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
- Video: Dredd 2 Fan-Made Trailer.
- Videos: Andrew 12-Sided Dice Clay.
- Short Animation: Ballad of a WiFi Hero by Mike Lacher.
- Short Film: The Lottery (Part 1) and (Part 2). A 1969 adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s short story.
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