- New The Business of Writing video series with Tad Williams (The Writer’s Journey, Why Did You Become a Writer?). (via Cheryl K. Morgan)
- The Dragon Page interviews J.C. Hutchins (podcast).
- Larry Nolen interviews David Anthony Durham.
- The Link interviews Cory Doctorow.
- Dead Robots Society interviews J.C. Hutchins (podcast).
- Mihai Adascalitei interviews Sebastian A. Corn.
- The Library of America interviews Peter Straub (PDF).
- New Advisors, Jurors added for The Shirley Jackson Awards.
- Twelfth Planet Press is opening a reading period for their novelette doubles series.
- Paul Di Filippo and Sheila Finch Join Campbell Award Jury.
- How to explore Mars and have fun.
- Digital world has feet on ground.
- Writer Gaiman scoops book prize.
- Coraline author Neil Gaiman received ‘hate mail’ for liking Rudyard Kipling.
- Weird Tales Fall 2009 TOC.
- Book Trailer: Born of Ice by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
- EVENT: As part of the Fantastic Fiction free
reading series, Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present Andy Duncan &
Christopher Rowe Wednesday December 16th, 7pm at at KGB Bar in NYC.
- The World SF News Blog on Where is the World in the World Fantasy Awards? (also be sure to read the comments by Cheryl K. Morgan).
- Tobias Buckell on The hard truths of freelancing/writing.
- Scott Edelman on The Prisoner Con That Never Was.
- POW Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s Letter Home.
- Jason Sanford on How did you come to the SF genres?
- Kurt Vonnegut letter on his capture & survival in a repatriation camp. (via Juliet Ulman)
- Jonathan Strahan on Becoming a better editor, or me and the Best of the Year.
- J.C. Hutchins on Why SF fans (and authors) can benefit from reading other genres.
- Megan Crewe on Young Adult Fantasy: A Reading Guide.
- Robert Freeman Wexler on Fountain Pens.
- Rachelle Gardner on Finances of Publishing.
- Stroppy Author on Why books are not videos or music.
- Mark Charan Newton On Artwork.
- Charles Tan on Hardcover Madness.