Interviews & Profiles
- Agony Column interviews Anne Rice.
- Notes from Coode Street welcmes Kij Johnson.
- All Things Urban Fantasy interviews Sonya Clark.
- The Qwillery interviews Suzanne Rigdon.
- Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy features Carrie Vaughn, Rob Bland, and John Joseph Adams.
- The Grimdark Review interviews Michael J. Sullivan.
- Angela Slatter interviews Nick Mamatas.
- Little Red Reviewer interviews Chris Bucholz.
- Wag The Fox interviews John Everson.
- SFFWorld interviews Jim Bernheimer.
- J.K. Rowling Will Share 12 New Harry Potter Stories Leading Up To Christmas.
- Universal Is ‘Re-Imagining’ Its Classic Monsters.
- ‘Furry’ convention disrupted as ‘intentional’ gas incident sends 19 to hospitals. [via LAwrence Person and SF Site]
- NASA’s Orion capsule begins its 3,600-mile journey into outer space.
- Dragon Age: Inquisition Wins Game of the Year at The Game Awards.
Events & Event News
- TODAY on G+ at 6:00 PM CST: The New Classics of SF&F with N.K. Jemisin and Ann Leckie.
- Pierce Brown’s GOLDEN SON Book Tour.
- Vote for your favorite Infected By Art Book (Volume 3) Contest Entries. Featuring work by Bob Eggleton, Amanda Makepeace, Maurizio Manzieri, Stephan Martiniere, John Picacio, Ruth Sanderson, and many more.
- Horses of the Moon by Judith Tarr.
- Six by Six by Bradley P. Beaulieu – Six collections of six stories each, brought to you in a one-time offering by six of today’s most exciting speculative fiction authors.
- Ann Leckie on What makes me happy.
- io9 on Women Who Have Done Incredible Things For Science In Canada.
- Violette Malan asks What’s Your Motive?
- Rachel S. Cordasco on In Translation: December Fiction.
- Favorite Reads of 2014 by Octavia Cade, Kate Milford, on Susan Jane Bigelow, and Robert Jackson Bennett.
- Nicole Singer on Fantasy Makes History Cool.
- Charles Stross on The Lack of Cultural Estrangement in SF.
- Larry Nolen on The limitations of group discussions involving exemplary writers.
- Adam Roberts reviews Ken MacLeod’s Descent (2014).
- Richard Ellis Preston, Jr. looks at Comic Book Perfection in Suffrajitsu: Mrs. Pankhurst’s Amazons.
- Jason Sanford on I’ve made every mistake an author can make in their writing career.
- Andrew Liptak on The Worlds of C.J. Cherryh.
- Safe on Emic, Etic, and the Depiction of Otherness in SFF. [via Nataliue Luhrs]
- Jim Bernheimer on Writing a prequel.
- SciFi Ideas asks Science Fiction Doesn’t Have to be Believable?
- Jill Lepore on Wonder Woman: the feminist.
- Matter on All Dressed Up For Mars and Nowhere to Go.
- Book Riot on Genre Kryptonite: Genre Mash-Ups.
- The Barnes & Noble Book Blog on 6 of the Most Prolific Authors. [via Lit Lists]
- Mythcreants on Five Books on Writing Fantasy, Compared.
- The Cultural Gutter on My Secret List Of Comics I Want To Read.
- Divers and Sundry lists Books That Take Place During the Christmas Season.
- Gail Carriger on 10 Books to Read When You Need a Good Cry.
- Inspiring Concept Art by Alex Figini.
- Spectacular Digital Art by Falk.
- Lost in Fantasy.
- WoW Fanart.
- Dreamtraveller by Levia Draconia.
- A few bits at Gorilla Artfare.
- The Force Awakens fan posters.
- Cool Illustration Series Show Famous Pop Culture Ladies Walking Dogs.
More Fun Stuff
- 50 Page Fridays: Harry Turtledove.
- Now available: The Brenda and Effie Mysteries – The Woman in a Black Beehive audio drama, written by Paul Magrs and featuring Anne Reid, Alex Lowe and
- Chris Pavlo.
- The Crossover Universe: Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes.
- New Star Wars trailer perfectly remade with original Star Wars footage.
- Star Wars Face Hats.
- Star Trek Redshirt dog toy.
- Doctor Who Out-Scarfed.
- Grumpy Old Robot.