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MIND MELD: Underappreciated Genre Authors

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] Even great writers can get lost among the ever-growing stacks and stacks of genre literature or fade from memory in [...]

August 27, 2014 // 49 Comments

MIND MELD: Our Non-Writer Influences

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] We asked this week’s panelists about their influences outside of the literary world. Q: Who are your [...]

December 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: Why are Anthologies Important?

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] This week, we asked our panelists the following: Q: Why are anthologies important for writers and readers of [...]

November 13, 2013 // 12 Comments

MIND MELD: The Successors of Orwell’s 1984

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] This week, we decided to transcend Orwell by asking panelists to go beyond 1984. Q: Recent events have caused the [...]

July 3, 2013 // 10 Comments

Small Press Spotlight: ChiZine Publications

I’ve taken to frequenting brick and mortar book stores more often since beginning this column. I find myself needing to peruse the stacks, to see what catches my eye [...]

September 21, 2012 // 2 Comments

MIND MELD: Ticklish Subjects in SF

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] Is there any subject science fiction hasn’t turned its eyes (or feelers, or antennae) to? Maybe not, but with [...]

August 15, 2012 // 17 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/20/09

Slate finds the graphic novel version of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 worrisome. [via Locus Online] Interviews & Profiles [some of these via Bibliophile Stalker]: [...]

August 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/30/09

Interviews & Profiles: @The Teeming Brain: Nick Mamatas (You Might Sleep). @Suvudu: a video interview with Patrick Rothfuss (Wise Man’s Fear). @The Nebula Awards [...]

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments