Interviews & Profiles
- Diabolical Plots interviews Lou Anders, Hugo Award winning editorial director of Pyr Books
- Edgar Wright talks about The World’s End with Cult Hub.
- A genuine literary phenomenon in India, Amish Tripathi is known for his record-breaking Shiva trilogy: The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret Of The Nagas, and The Oath Of The Vayuputras – the first two parts are available in Britain now, the third in 2014. SFx has the interview.
- Ginger Nuts of Horror interviews Paul L. Bates, author of Imprint and Dreamer.
- Lawrence M. Schoen interviews Jenna Black, author of the paranormal romance (the Guardians of the Night series and current stand-alone Prince of Air & Darkness), urban fantasy (the Morgan Kingsley and Nikki Glass series), and young adult fantasy (her Faeriewalker series.
- My Bookish Ways talks with Lizzie Friend about her debut novel, Poor Little Dead Girls
- Nicky Peacock interviews Cassandra Clare, author of The Mad Scientist’s Daughter.
- Nicky Peacock talks to Amalie Howard about her debut novel, Bloodspell.
- Notes from Coode Street chats with Paul McAuley about hard science fiction, the state of science.
- The Odyssey Workshop interviews Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine editor Gordon Van Gelder, who will be a guest lecturer at Odyssey’s 2014 Writing Workshop.
- Online gamers save the world in novel Doubt by Anne-Rae Vasquez
- The Qwillery interviews E.L. Tettensor, author of Darkwalker
- The Reading and writing Podcast interviews Rick Klaw, the editor of the science fiction anthologies The Apes of Wrath and Rayguns over Texas, both of which were released this this year.
- SFx interviews Gareth L Powell, author of Ack-Ack Macaque and the sequel, Hive Monkey.
- SpeculateSF interviews Tom Merritt, the co-host of the sci-fi and fantasy vidcast Sword & Laser.
- Suvudu interviews A.L. Kennedy, author of Doctor Who: The Death Pit, a novella from BBC Books
- Writing Excuses talks Hard Social Science Fiction with Joel Shepherd
Events & Event News
- Apex Publications is currently offering 25% off all their 2013 title through Christmas. Check out the full Apex Holiday Gift Giving Guide.
- Cthulhu Britannica: London – Call of Cthulhu RPG boxed set – A deluxe boxed setting for the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game, putting 1920s London at your tentacle-tips!
- Project Moonbase is a Kickstarter campaign to make a sci-fi comedy pilot. It fuses the premise of Space 1999 with faux-reality T.V. Imagine The Office or Parks and Recreation but in space.
- Review: The AudioBookaneers review The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
- 6 Dinosaur Facts JURASSIC PARK Got Right
- The 6 Geekiest Things Inspired by Nelson Mandela
- 6 Unforgettable Gaming Moments From 2013
- 8 Unexpected Places To Find Your Next Favorite Book
- The 10 Greatest X-MEN Villains of ALL TIME!
- 10 Reasons You Should Be Watching Sleepy Hollow
- The 13 Most Indisputable Fan Theories Of 2013
- The 25 Best Video Games of 2013
- 25% of Kindle books are self-published, but not for the money
- Do the Bestseller Lists need recalibration?
- Five Overlooked SF/F/H Books of 2013
- Here’s How You Ruin Wonder Woman For The Movies
- It’s All Good: A Look at the Goodreads Choice Awards
- Less is More; Rocket Clusters in Science Fiction
- My Afterlife As a Comic Book Character: Reflections from the Cast of ‘Star Trek’
- The New York Times Bits blog examines The Allure of the Print Book.
- PSA: Why there won’t be a third book in the Halting State trilogy
- Putting a Writer and Readers to a Test: Arnon Grunberg Is Writing Connected to Electrodes
- Small Is Beautiful: Micro Bookstores Find a Place
- Spies’ Dragnet Reaches a Playing Field of Elves and Trolls (NSA Is Reportedly Spying in WOW)
- The War Doctor or the Most Doctor-Like of them all?
- Why Everyone Should Read More Science Fiction… and more SF Signal.
- Why the Telltale’s Game of Thrones game series has been ten years in the making
- Zombies and Alien Space Elevators
Science and Technology
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- Professor X Blackmails Storm on the Pete Holmes Show.
- Sesame Street’s Lord of the Rings parody was, in a word, precious
- Sleuth for Yourself with Interactive SHERLOCK Trailer
- Time Of The Doctor Pics Threaten You With…Wooden Cybermen?