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Star Wars

Mandalorian Character Added to ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Cast


starwarsrebelslogolittleWell, this is going to be exciting: The latest character to be announced for Star Wars Rebels is a Mandalorian warrior!

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Suvudu

What’s In A Name? Thirteen Writers On How They Name Their Characters


What’s In A Name? Thirteen Writers On How They Name Their Characters

If you’re a major science fiction or fantasy fan looking for a baby name, I’ve got the resource for you: Sci-Fi Baby Names by Robert Schnackenberg:
Boldly Go Where No Parent Has Gone Before!
Here are 500 out-of-this-world baby names from classic science-fiction movies, books, and television shows. Choose James to honor the captain of [...]

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Suvudu

What Would Conan Do? What Fictional Characters Would You Look to For Advice?


What Would Conan Do? What Fictional Characters Would You Look to For Advice?

Success guru Napoleon Hill once wrote about something he called his “Cabinet of Invisible Counselors”: a creative problem solving technique in which Hill imagined how nine of his favorite historical figures would advise him on his life’s problems. It’s a a great way to examine an issue from multiple perspectives, even if all of these [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Story Board: Patrick Rothfuss & Friends


The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick RothfussBestselling author and bearded wunderkind Patrick Rothfuss has begun a video series on Google+ devoted to the craft of writing, the fantasy genre, and anything else that crosses his mind. Along with a few other writers, he hopes to bring knowledge, wisdom, and strawberry-smelling goodness to millions.

A few nights ago, he even convinced Terry Brooks to join in the talk! More after the jump!

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