Interviews & Profiles
- Allegiant, Veronica Roth, and the relationship between authors and audiences
- Books are a Writer’s Babies, according to author Wesley Chu
- Book View Cafe chats with Leah Cutter of Paper Mage
- Choosing reality: why sci-fi author David Gerrold doesn’t want a flying car
- Cover illustrator and artist John Picacio recently held a Reddit AMA
- Fables is ending in early 2015 after issue 150. Creator Bill Willingham explains why in an interview.
- George R.R. Martin reveals Game of Thrones inspirations
- My Bookish Ways interviews Delphine Dryden, author of Gossamer Wing
- Rob Kazinsky Talks Siren, Pacific Rim. “The most fun I have ever had in my entire life was Pacific Rim, playing Chuck was incredibly fun…”
- Russ Sheath talks with Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb about all things ‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD’ and the future of Marvel Television!!
- Tor has posted an interview with Fiddlehead author Cherie Priest, along with a free extract
- Trevor Hogg chats with Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare about launching the Rocket Girl series
- Why I Adapted H.P. Lovecraft Into A Graphic Novel
- Writing Excuses has a GenCon Q&A with Wesley Chu of The Deaths of Tao
- ‘Hunger Games’ Theme Parks Could Be Coming… you know, until someone stops to consider that this book is about children killing children.
- Walking Dead Creator Keeps it Undead with New Possession Drama
- Clarion’s 2014 Literary Pin-up Calendar – Clarion has teamed up with star artist Lee Moyer to co-publish a 2014 Pin-up Calendar highlighting Clarion alumni, teachers & other greats of SF/F.
- Funds sought for science fiction museum lift-off (More)
- Help Build the Book House! – we were forced to move when our old house was sold, now we need help to remodel a building into a community bookstore.
- Kids Need to Read – Nathan Fillion’s excellent charity is holding a fundraising drive.
- Review: The World’s End is Edgar Wright’s most complex work, and possibly also his best.
- 20 Big Differences between The Walking Dead TV Show and Comics
- 20 Great Fantasy Novels You May Have Missed
- 30 Minutes of Deleted Footage From Return of the Jedi Helps Redeem Obi-Wan Kenobi
- The AudioBookaneers run down the Lists of 2013’s Best Genre Titles
- Changes to copyright laws could be very good or very bad; it depends on who’s involved
- Damn you, Chuck! (AKA: The Amazing Wendig)
- Death of the author: Is a boycott of “Ender’s Game” worth it?
- The Future of Fantasy by Francis Knight
- How a literary triumph was turned to dust. Philip Pullman’s garlanded His Dark Materials trilogy should have been cinematic gold. Then someone remembered it was harsh on the Catholics
- How to Get Signed and Personalized Scalzi Books for the Holidays, 2013
- The inaccuracy of the London Tube map in the Thor sequel pulled us right out of the delicate reality of the film…OK, we’re being silly, but these details are actually really important.
- Investigating the ‘Psychology of Cosplay’
- Is Pirating Books OK if you buy it later?
- The Ladies of Military Sci-Fi
- Last year, Margaret Atwood published a book of essays exploring her own theories on the origins of sci-fi, citing Plato’s Republic and even the Book of Revelation as possible contenders for the title, but in a talk at last week’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas, senior lecturer Dr Justin Meggitt claimed that the first ever work of science fiction was in fact written in Ancient Rome.
- Lessons George R.R. Martin has taught us about writing
- A mother discusses censoring Harry Potter on the fly while reading to her child.
- Orson Scott Card’s Announcement Of ‘Ender’s Game’ Sequels Is Problematic at Worst
- The Response To A Superhero With Cancer
- Starship Troopers: One of the Most Misunderstood Movies Ever
- Star Wars open call: What happens at the audition?
- The Tree of Life: a tribute to Jay Lake.
- What Happens to Loki at the End of Thor: The Dark World? and Other Burning Questions Answered.
- Why “Arrow” is the best-ever live-action superhero show
- Why fantasy is not just juvenile nonsense: Fantasy as a genre is often dismissed. But the 2013 World Fantasy Convention showed there’s much more to it than that, says Anne Billson
- Why I Don’t Read Digital Books to My Kids
Science and Technology
- Neil deGrasse Tyson was wrong about Thor’s hammer, says professor. Looks like we’ve got a nerd scientist smack-down on our hands.
- Largest Structure in Universe Discovered
- Nine hours in a capsule: sleeping in a sci-fi hotel that wants you to leave. Design and tech collides
- Not Just CGI: The Incredible Tech of Horror-Movie Monsters
- Should You Be Allowed to Use Chemical Weapons in a Video Game?
- Welcome to the future: man uses 3D printer to make a prosthetic hand for his son for about $10.
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