Interviews and Profiles
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show interviews Stina Leicht (podcast).
- Book Banter interviews Danielle Bartlett.
- Rambling On interviews Myke Cole.
- The Functional Nerds interviews Paul Weimer and Justin Landon (podcast).
- The Once & Future Podcast interviews Bradley Beaulieu (podcast).
- Lumea lu’ Ciaudatu interviews Alethea Kontis.
- The SFFWRTCHT Interview: Author Andrew P. Mayer.
- John Scalzi’s The Big Idea: Leah Bobet.
- Omnivoracious (Jeff VanderMeer) interviews Brian Evenson (Immobility).
- Nerdist (Luke Y. Thompson) interviews Weird Al Yankovic.
- Mad Hatter interviews Nick Harkaway.
- Scotsman interviews Iain M. Banks.
- Hugo Award Nominations to be Announced This Saturday, April 7, 4pm Eastern.
- Chicon 7 Promotes Science Fiction through Short Story and Student Writing Competitions.
- the Locus Science Fiction Foundation Kickstarter project has been fully funded!
- Pamela Sargent’s Earthseed trilogy has been optioned by Paramount Pictures, with Melissa Rosenberg (Twilight; Dexter) attached as screenwriter.
- Jason Sanford’s Her Scientifiction, Far Future, Medieval Fantasy available as an ebook.
- Now through April 17th, Michael Olson’s Strange Flesh e-book (“The most seductive, high-tech, literary thriller about alternate reality games ever written”) is on sale for $1.99 on Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook and iTunes.
- Today! Paolo Bacigalupi reading in Denver, Colorado, 11 a.m..
- Children’s Book Week to be Celebrated Nationwide May 7-13, Official Events in More Than 40 Cities.
- Upcoming at Technology Review: What Would You Ask Neal Stephenson?
- The Night Bazaar (Emma Swift) on Falling into science fiction.
- The Galaxy Express (Heather Massey) on John Carter is from Mars, And Women Are Nowhere In Sight.
- L.B. Gale on Literary Trope of the Week: As You Know.
- Jim Rugg on Women in Comics. [via Chris Roberson]
- Tor Books (Adrian Tchaikovsky) on Gret Big Series.
- Strange Horizons (Matthew Cheney) on Lexias: The Fact of a Fiction of a Fact.
- Bryan Thomas Schmidt on 8 Copyediting Tips For Writers.
- Rachelle Gardner on Writers and Taxes.
- Chuck Wendig on How To Be A Full-Time Writer.
- Ari Marmell on In Which Ari Gets Fed Up and Dives Into the Discussion.
- Arc (Adam Roberts) on The Critic Revisits the Monsters.
- The Intern on Why you will still be insane after the book deal.
- Aliette de Bodard on We’re all the same deep down, or “it’s all a matter of degree”.
- io9 (Andrew Liptak) asks Is military science fiction nationalistic?
- Wired.com (Bruce Sterling) on An Essay on the New Aesthetic. [via Boing Boing]
- GigaOm asks Is making books social a good thing or a bad thing?. [via 40kBooks]
- BBC News asks Can computers have true artificial intelligence?.
- Will White on Short Fiction: Short, Not Always Sweet, But Perfectly Formed. [via 40kBooks]
- NYTimes (Meg Wolitzer) on On the Rules of Literary Fiction for Men and Women. [via 40kBooks]
- Missions Unknown (Scott A. Cupp) on Forgotten Film: Teenage Zombies (1957).
- Black Gate (Scott Taylor) lists Top 10 Literary Sci-Fi/Fantasy Covers of the 1970s.
- Jacek Yerka, laberinto surrealista.
- Angela Taratuta Illustrations.
- Minimalist Doctor Who Posters.
- concept ships: Selected works by Moebius.
- The Fifth Element and Psycho posters by Joshua Budich.
- @Daily Design Inspiration: “Giant” by Hongbo Li.
- @Daily Design Inspiration: “DarkSci 01” by Jon McCoy.
- @Gorilla Artfare: “Steampunk Star Wars – Luke Skywalker” by Björn Hurri.
- @CGHUB: “The Dragon Army” by derricksong.
- @Society6: “Death Space Art” by Pigboom.
- @Artist’s blog: “Catwoman & Hellboy” by *robi pena.
- @CoolVibe: “Epic” by Zach Bush.
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