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‘Iron Druid’ Author Kevin Hearne On What You Can Do To Help Your Favorite Authors


‘Iron Druid’ Author Kevin Hearne On What You Can Do To Help Your Favorite Authors

Iron Druid Chronicles author Kevin Hearne has written a blog entry about how much fans help the careers of their favorite authors by pre-ordering hardcover copies of their new books. It’s worth a read, especially with Kevin’s new book Shattered coming out in June.
Every so often a kind reader will ask what helps me the [...]

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Cute and Educational! ‘Professor Whiskerton Presents: Steampunk ABC’


21292503I don’t have any kids of my own, but I’ve enjoyed watching my friends and family members pass on the artifacts of geek culture to their own young ones. I’ve also gotten to help here and there myself, via strategically chosen Christmas and birthday gifts. My friend Tony’s son Jake has a Star Wars toy collection that includes both new figures and his Tony’s vintage ones. It’s big enough that it probably rivals George Lucas’s personal stash! Lately, Jake has even started learning to play Dungeons & Dragons and the Star Wars: Edge of the Empire role-playing game. Ah, memories.

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SF & Fantasy

2014 Gemmell Awards Shortlist Announced


brett-daylightThe shortlist for the 2014 David Gemmell Awards has been announced!

Congrats to our own Peter V. Brett, Scott Lynch and Brandon Sanderson for being nominated! And make the jump to see the books listed! Some great work there!

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SF & Fantasy

Suvudu Likes: 4/19/14


martin-worldoficeandfireThe internet(s) gives and gives and gives.

There are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Hulk #1


badass-hulk1Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Hulk #1! Banner shot! Hulk pissed!

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George R.R. Martin On Which Of His Characters He’d Like To Play On ‘A Game of Thrones’


George R.R. Martin On Which Of His Characters He’d Like To Play On ‘A Game of Thrones’

ABC News grabbed a few minutes with George R.R. Martin via telecast, and asked him to weigh in on a few questions from their viewers, among them which of his characters he’d like to play in HBO’s A Game of Thrones. His answer surprised me. Give it a guess and then watch the video.
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Star Wars

Meet Roger-Roger: The Classroom Battle Droid And Teacher’s Assistant


rogerroger1Kids who love Star Wars grow up to be adults who love Star Wars, and some of them take their love of the Saga into the workplace. Meet “Roger-Roger”: a full scale replica battle droid that helps one junior high history teacher educate and entertain in the classroom.

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SF & Fantasy

Excerpt: The World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin


martin-worldoficeandfireThe World of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin will publish October 28, 2014!

But yesterday, George released a new excerpt, Aegon’s Conquest, from the forthcoming book! Learn more here!

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