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SF Tidbits for 7/2/07

  • Artist Bob Eggleton shows off the cover he did for the reissue of Heinlein’s Farmer in the Sky.
  • Agent Alison Eldred points us to some nice eye candy in the form of stock images from client sf artists Jim Burns and John Harris.
  • Locus online posts the contents of the July 2007 issue of Locus magazine.
  • Crawford Kilian has posted the downloadable content from his book Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy and it has a wealth of cool links for the science fiction fan.
  • The Free Lance Star has an article on Robert A. Heinlein: Centenary a modern sci-fi giant. [via Mike Brotherton]
  • From The Houston Chronicle: The Future of Futurism. “Is science fiction thriving amid the pyrotechnics, or is it dying a slow and hideous death, suffocated by publishing-industry group-think and unimaginative movie execs drunk on sequels?”
  • The Telegraph offers Science fiction – or a horror story? “Among the things spoilt by the Nazis was science fiction.”
  • Marginal Revolution cites underrated science fiction (even though “the genre is mostly retreads”) and names Sphere by Michael Crichton, Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon and Gun with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem.
  • Gary Gibson has been added to the list of sf/f authors who blog.
  • Writers reviewing outside their field, Part 1: Paul Levinson loves Live Free and Die Hard.
  • Writers reviewing outside their field, Part 2: Cherie Priest almost rips Bob Saget a new one.
  • Retro Sci-Fi game from Adult Swim: Nine Billion Miles from Earth.
About John DeNardo (13013 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

1 Comment on SF Tidbits for 7/2/07

  1. Retro Sci-Fi games rule!!! Definite time wasting potential on that one. Everything screams cheesy and we are all happy about that.

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