Interviews & Profiles
- Lawrence M. Schoen interviews L. E. Modesitt, Jr., author of Solar Express.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Paul Meloy, author of The Night Clock.
- Slice of SciFi Radio interviews Matthew Leutwyler, director of Uncanny, a film that mixes psychological noir with advanced AI technology.
- Speculative Fiction Showcase interviews Jim Johnson, author of Ranger of Mayat.
- Sword & Laser interviews Jaym Gates.
- The Writer’s Life interviews Piers Platt, author of Rath’s Deception.
- RIP: George Barris, creator of the original Batmobile and many other iconic TV cars.
- Disney Lets Dying Fan Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens Before Release.
- Sci-fi Thriller Pennsylvania in the Works as Movie.
- Announcing Spindle City Serials: Weekly Episodes from Book Smugglers Publishing.
- Crossed Genres Magazine will close after the December 2015 issue.
Events & Event News
- CNET’s crowdsourced sci-fi novel is being written right now.
- Odyssey Writing Workshop offers three new online writing classes January 2016.
- Arcane Arts: SF&F Themed Anthology – A science fiction and fantasy anthology. In addition to the stories by the featured authors there will be an open call.
- Shadoweyes: Volume One – Sophie Campbell‘s webcomic about a shapeshifting crimefighter in the futuristic city of Dranac returns to print in FULL COLOR!
- Book Review: Parallel worlds intersect in David Mitchell’s Slade House.
- Movie Review: Tomorrowland Captures Sci-fi’s Shiny Surfaces, Misses Geeky Heart
- TV Review: Discovery calls The Expanse “An Epic Sci-Fi Glimpse into Our Future.”
- 7 Things We Want In The New Star Trek TV Show.
- Binge-Watching Sci-Fi Theater is the Future: The Honeycomb Trilogy.
- Brazil’s Timeless Dystopia: ’80s classic packs anti-authoritarian wallop.
- Could YOU fall in love with a robot? A recent study suggests that we feel as much empathy for droids as we do for other people.
- How to write a book – top tips for National Novel Writing Month.
- Human values should be programmed into robots, argues a computer scientist.
- Into the Badlands: 16 Things You Need to Know.
- Into the Badlands Is This Fall’s Most Important TV Series.
- Into the Badlands: Meet the New Dystopian Kung-Fu Plantation Western.
- Inverse asks Can The Expanse Redefine Television Science Fiction?
- io9 looks back at The Dumbest Thing The SWEU Did To Princess Leia.
- Jamie Todd Rubin talks about Life After the Streak.
- John DeNardo picks November’s Must-Read Speculative Fiction Books.
- The Martian rewrites 1950s space-race politics.
- The New Face of Star Wars: CNet profiles John Boyega.
- Oh, the Humanity: Slate takes a look at the Ancillary trilogy, a mind-bending, award-winning science fiction trilogy that expertly investigates the way we live now.
- Pro-Apocalyptic, or, Why We’re Bored With the Post-Apocalyptic.
- Titivate the fronds: 13 times Doctor Who got saucy.
- Ursula K. Le Guin answers the question “Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?“
- Why Are People Afraid of Robots? The psychology behind why intelligent machines scare the bejeezus out of us… aside from our future extermination.
- The Art and Humor of “Rocket Raccoon.”
- “The Wizard of Oz: A Steampunk Adventure” and “The Scarecrow of Oz” by Madadman.
More Fun Stuff
- Cover Reveal: Leviathan’s Blood by Ben Peek.
- Here Are The Official Character Posters For Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- How South Korea Imagines the Future of Cars.
- Read an excerpt from Solar Express by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. at Fantasy Hotlist.
- Read the short story “The Coup in Elfland” by Michael J. DeLuca at Mythic Delirium.