Interviews and Profiles
- The Guardian interviews Jane Rogers.
- Tor.com (Liz Bourke) interviews Sherwood Smith.
- E.C. Myers interviews Hal Johnson.
- The Functional Nerds interviews Tim Dodge.
- SFX interviews Eric Brown.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Paul Tremblay.
- Suvudu interviews Victor LaValle.
- Suvudu (Shawn Speakman) interviews Terry Brooks.
- Sergio Toppi, 1932-2012.
- Save 50% on Forthcoming SubPress Titles.
- Super Solaris Tuesday: what super fun delightful treats do we have prepared for you next year? Take a gander at the gallery of awesomeness …
- New acquisition announcement: Ben Jeapes is set to bring a world of fire and ice to Solaris with Phoenicia’s Worlds …
- Genocidal Organ is here!
- The Apex Book of World SF 2 Released!. (See table of contents]
- Alfred A. Knopf announces first-ever Christopher Paolini enhanced eBook for Inheritance with 17 behind-the-scenes videos.
- Einstein was right: matter is scattered randomly across the universe.
- Wanna-be Wolverine accused of aggravated assault.
- Feminist Spec Fic Anthology–Now Open Through September 7.
- Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, to appear on G4’s X-PLAY, on Wednesday August 29th at 6:30/5:30pm CT to award winner a DeLorean complete with Flux Capacitor.
- The Guardian (Charlotte Higgins) on China Miéville: Writers should welcome a future where readers remix our books.
- The Guardian (China Miéville) on the future of the novel.
- The Guardian (Alison Flood) on Racism row over SF novel about black ‘Coals’ and white ‘Pearls’.
- The Guardian (Charlotte Higgins) on Social media and online comments ‘causing writers to self-censor’.
- BBC Future on Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist?
- Damien G. Walter on Weird Tales editor has insulted us all.
- Book View Cafe (Sue Lange) on Weird Science: State of the Singularity–Robots.
- Smart Pop Books (Scott Lynch) on The Son of Skywalker Must Not Become a Jackass.
- Inkpunks (Erika Holt) on Query Letters, Synopses, and Samples: Tips From Penguin (Canada).
- The Outer Alliance (Barbara Ann Wright) on And Then I Tripped And Wrote a Lesbian Romance.
- Missions Unknown (Scott A. Cupp) on Mars Needs Moms (2011).
- Bryan Thomas Schmidt (Sarah Hendrix) on Setting-why it is important to get it right.
- Chris Beckett on Where do you get your ideas from? (2).
- Frederik Pohl on Harry Harrison Dead at 87.
- The Qwillery (Bec McMaster) on I need a hero…
- Chuck Wendig on Ask A Writer: “How Do I Write What The Audience Wants To Read?”
- Suvudu (Matt Staggs) Take Five with Suzanne Brockmann.
- io9 (Michael Ann Dobbs) on Young Adult Fiction’s Hottest New Trend: Mermaids?
- Jim C. Hines on Good Books By/About PoCs.
- Dark Matter Blog on Judging a book by its cover.
- Locus Roundtable (Harry Markov) on The Act of Walking on Water.
- Sci-Fi Fan Letter reviews The Rook by Daniel O’Malley.
- Concept ships by Justin Murray.
- Digital Artist by Anna Ignatieva.
- Illustrations by Felideus Bubastis.
- Cover launch: The Mad Scientist’s Daughter.
- The Enchanted Inkpot (Ellen Booraem) on Characters, Critters, & Gizmos: Middle-grade Fall Covers, Day Two.
More Cool Stuff
- Extracts from Strange Chemistry’s First Four Titles.
- Clockwork Sky, Volume I (Comic Excerpt).
- George R.R. Martin Is Not Your Bitch… Remixed!