Interviews & Profiles
- The Daily Beast interviews Christian Slater,
authorstar of Mr. Robot.
- Nerds of a Feather interviews Sam Sykes, author of Tome of the Undergates.
- The Qwillery interviews Adam Rakunas, author of Windswept.
- Reddit recently held an AMA for James A. Owen, author of Dawn of the Dragons.
- SFFWorld interviews Joseph Mallozzi, creator of Dark Matter.
- Suvudu interviews Chuck Wendig, author of Star Wars: Aftermath.
- Star Wars: Aftermath Introduces a New Gay Hero
- Stephen King Awarded National Medal Of Arts, because National Medal of Horror isn’t a thing yet. See below for an article in which King very defensively explains why writing in quantity doesn’t preclude quality.
Events & Event News
- Alexandra Bracken, Tom Angleberger, and Adam Gidwitz will appear at Books of Wonder in NYC for Star Wars Reads Day on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 1 – 3pm! RSVP
- Author Leigh Bardugo appears at Books Inc. in San Francisco on Sunday, October 4 at 2:00 PM in celebration of her much-buzzed new book, Six of Crows.
- Earth 667C Spaceship Building Board Game – In 2087, the Sun will go supernova. Build the fastest spaceship carrying the most survivors from solar extinction.
- White Cloud Worlds – Volume 3 – An anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy Art from New Zealand showcasing over 60 NZ artists in a stunning 200+ page book.
- Book Review: The Death House is Disquieting, Atmospheric Sci-Fi.
- Book Review: The Eye of the Heron “a short but complex novel suitable for all ages.”
- 9 Fantastical Sci-Fi Books That Will Make You Think.
- 10 Kick-Ass Women Who Owned Blockbuster Season Movies.
- 15 of the Master’s most bonkers plans to take down Doctor Who.
- 13 Top Scientists’ Favorite Books And Movies, according to the Huffington Post.
- Author Combines Mobile Gaming, Fantasy Fiction to Lure Readers.
- The Body Speaks Louder Than Words: What Is Lisbeth Salander Saying?
- Creating psychologically realistic characters in Science Fiction. At the heart of nearly every story is the characters, but what is at the heart of the characters?
- Dune: The greatest SF novel of all time, never to be matched by later sequels.
- The Expanded Universe: When is Sci-Fi Really Fantasy, and Should We Care?
- The first sci-fi account of a “Martian” invasion dates to 1881 – the word “Martian” (for an alien from Mars) is only a few years older.
- The Guardian remembers Ten fictional hackers, from The Matrix to Jonathan Franzen.
- How gay rights got its start in science fiction.
- Mr. Robot is the 21st century take on the dystopian thriller.
- TV Mr. Robot Is the Best Hacking Show Yet—But It’s Not Perfect.
- Stephen King on productivity as a writer: “No one in his or her right mind would argue that quantity guarantees quality, but to suggest that quantity never produces quality strikes me as snobbish, inane and demonstrably untrue.”
- Twelve Kings author Bradley Beaulieu picks his top 10 metropolis stories in fantasy. I would add my own personal favorite, Charles de Lint’s really excellent Newford.
- The unfinished projects of Joss Whedon: future fandoms that remain uncompleted.
- We Answer Your Burning Questions about Star Wars: Aftermath.
- Boba Fett Display at Target.
- A Calvin and Hobbes / Saga Mash-Up by by Megan Porch.
- The Star Trek Alphabet by Carly Strickland.
More Fun Stuff
- 8 hours of classic old time radio science fiction shows.
- Adam Savage investigates why Stormtroopers are such lousy shots.
- Build-a-Bear Makes Galactic Genocidal Sith Lord Huggable.
- Here is a video of Star Wars spliced with the opening from The A-Team and I pity the fool who doesn’t find this enjoyable.
- How 3-D Printed Glass Could Lead to Some Wild Architecture.
- Read an excerpt from The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher at Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist.
- Sci-Fi Ambient Noise to play in the background while you work or relax.
- Star Wars‘ adorable BB-8 droid and it patrols your home.
- Watch a trailer for the Doctor Who Season 9.