Interviews & Profiles
- Barnes & Noble interviews Seth Grahame-Smith of The Last American Vampire.
- HuffPo interviews Holly Black, author of The Darkest Part of the Forest.
- i09 interviews Cavan Scott, author of Doctor Who: Night of the Whisper.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Alex Gordon, author of Gideon.
- The Qwillery interviews Brian Staveley, author of The Providence of Fire.
- Sword and Laser interviews Daniel H. Wilson, author of Mayday: Deep Space.
- Charles Coleman Finlay Named Editor of F&SF
- James Cameron Pushes Avatar Trilogy To Start Christmas 2017. Here’s Why.
- The Washington Science Fiction Association has established a literary award to honor the work done by small presses in promoting and preserving science fiction. The award, now in its ninth year, is given annually for short fiction works (17,500 words or fewer) of imaginative literature (e.g., science fiction, fantasy, horror, speculative fiction or like literature) published by a small press. Stories may be nominated by SF authors and small press publishers. Details of the nomination process and contact information can be found at wsfasmallpressaward.org click on Rules. Deadline for nominations is March 31, 2015.
- Now available: Who Beyond 50: Celebrating Five Decades of Doctor Who.
- The Stanley Hotel Writers Retreat – Author and artists retreat — October 22nd-25th, 2015 at The Stanley Hotel (from The Shining) in Estes Park, Colorado.
- Tiny Epic Galaxies – The Universe In Your Pocket! – 30 minute MICROGAME of Galactic Conquest for 2-4 Players! Develop your empire and colonize planets to create the most powerful galaxy!!
- Book Review: James Morrow’s satiric Galápagos Regained takes on God and Darwin
- 5 Comics You Should Be Reading Right Now, according to Wired.
- The 10 Most Monumentally Nerdy TV Moments of 2014, as chosen by Topless Robot.
- 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy and Horror Books to Look Forward to in 2015 (Pt 1)
- Care for Some Science in Your Science Fiction? asks Yahoo News UK
- Forget Skynet: How Person Of Interest Depicts A Realistic A.I. Uprising
- More Details About That Mysterious New Jasper Fforde Novel
- Gene. Sys.: TV Writer’s Bold New Dystopian Fiction Series ‘Restarts’ Humanity; Providing Sci-Fi Take on Possible Future Creationism
- The Good Book: a SmartPop Books essay on Firefly.
- Here’s A Ranking Of Every Thomas Pynchon Novel, From Best To Worst
- MoviePilot examines The Evolution of Jurassic World’s Dinosaurs
- NYPL Panel Asks: Where’s the Science Fiction for Younger Readers?
- Paul Kincaid’s From the Other Side, December 2014: new books from Ben Elton, Russell Brand, Neil Gaiman, Jenny Erpenbeck, and Brian Baker
- Procrastination Is Part of the Process claims Duncan McGeary in a Qwillery guest post. For what it’s worth, I’ve been saying that for years. It was my motto in college.
- Samuel Delany Pukes on a Baby: Authors Can Be Art, Too!
- Science fiction predictions are surprisingly accurate
- What if the world of Pokemon is actually a horrifying dystopia?
- Whatever Will Be Will Be: Predestination and The Time Travel Movie
- Why Neil Gaiman thinks his last Doctor Who episode ‘could’ve been better’
- “You’re Not a Real Fan of Star Trek!”
- Jock reveals his concept art for sci-fi thriller Ex Machina
- The Long-Lost Illustrated Production Stills from Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey
More Fun Stuff
- Future car tech: Sci-fi cars are closer than you think
- My Bizarre Quest To Make a Hoodie out of my Tweets with William Shatner about Sailor Moon. “Like every good story, it all started when I got a coupon.”
- Read an excerpt from The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black at io9.
- Read an excerpt from Swampmen: Muck-Monsters And Their Makers.
- Read an excerpt from Warren Ellis’s new sci-fi horror comic, “Injection” at Blastr.
- Want to Own Coraline? Laika to Auction 250 Pieces From Its Films