Interviews & Profiles
- Adventures in SciFi Publishing interviews Michael R. Underwood, author of Shield and Crocus.
- Book View Cafe interviews James Hetley, author of Dragon’s Teeth.
- Civilian Reader interviews Carrie Patel, author of The Buried Life.
- Lightspeed Magazine interviews Jo Walton, author of “The Panda Coin.”
- Lightspeed Magazine interviews Theodora Goss, author of “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius.”
- Lightspeed Magazine interviews Udara Chinthaka, the artist who created their monthly cover.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Stephen Lloyd Jones, author of The String Diaries.
- Reddit recently hosted an AMA for Buzz Aldrin, engineer, American astronaut, and the second person to walk on the moon during the Apollo 11 moon landing.
- Skyboat Media interviews Joe R. Lansdale, author of Deadman’s Road.
- Announcing the 2014 World Fantasy Nominees
- Typical author earnings ‘dropped to £11,000 in 2013’
- World Fantasy Life Achievement Winners
Events & Event News
- Five Doctor Who scripts leaked online in BBC major security breach
- Frankensteining Together The San Diego Comic Con 2014 Panels So Far
- This Saturday, as part of the London Film & Comic Con, a threesome of new novelists from Gollancz’s ever-expanding stable—introducing Den Patrick, Jon Wallace and Edward Cox—will be participating in a free panel focused on Breaking the Sci-Fi Industry, moderated by publishing director Gillian Redfearn.
- The Eternity Bomb – a science fiction novel, depicting the events that led up to the creation of our universe, by the up and coming author Conor Broughton.
- Robotech Academy – a new animated series based on Carl Macek’s last project. (More info)
- Movie Review: Sci-fi movie Snowpiercer is one of the most political films of the year
- 13 Things To Know About the New Season of Doctor Who
- 27 genre stars and shows that deserve Emmy nominations this year
- Are the Guardians really the ‘Rolling Stones’ of the Marvel movie universe?
- The City that Never Sleeps or Goes Away: Harlan Ellison and Star Trek, Again
- Fandom and the Culture of Criticism
- The five weirdest science fiction films ever made
- Isaac Asimov’s Predictions for the Future Respond to Tyra Banks’ Predictions for the Future
- Lessons from the Portuguese: Cooking the Books with J. Kathleen Cheney
- Lovecraft, Serling, or Sagan: What Future Awaits Mankind? by John A. DeLaughter
- Miss Lost? Try Halle Berry’s new show ‘Extant’
- Nobody Should Feel Embarrassed to Read YA Fiction
- Preview Of Star Trek Novels and E-book Novellas For Rest of 2014 + 2015
- Time is nigh for Ben Winters and his Last Policeman
- TV Overmind bemoans The Curse of Good Sci-Fi TV
- Tyra Banks Dreams Up Weird Sci-Fi Future That is Unintentionally Dystopian
- Utopia or Dystopia asks How Should Humanity Steer the Future?
- When Sci-Fi Goes Wrong: Physicist Explains the Non-Science of The Core
- Why books are no way headed for the dumpbin of history
- Check out the sci-fi artwork of Arthur Haas and Shinku
- Here’s a gallery of pages from a Russian translation of The Lord of the Rings featuring illustrations that depict the events of the novels in a motif that very closely resembles Christian iconography in four parts. (Part 2, Part 3, Part 4)
More Fun Stuff
- Cover Reveal: The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
- Dude Tries To Recap Every Game Of Thrones Book In Two Minutes, Fails Miserably
- Goodnight, Dune is a science fiction-flavored parody of the children’s classic, Goodnight, Moon.
- Here’s the history of horror films in convenient star chart form!
- “I Volunteer as Tribute!”: Stuff YA Readers Say
- Read an excerpt from Echo Lake by Letitia Trent at My Bookish Ways.
- Read an excerpt from Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre at Tor.com.
- Unboxing The New Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
- Watch 2001 A Space Odyssey: Making of a Myth
- Watch a Red-Band Clip for Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson
- Watch Bill Murray In The Lost Science Fiction Movie Nothing Lasts Forever