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SF & Fantasy

How Editors Juggle Anthologies


adams-armoredAs you may have heard here on Suvudu and around the internet(s), I am in the midst of putting together a fantasy anthology titled Unfettered with some of the best writers in the business contributing short stories.

But anthology editors leave interesting lives. Huge Award-nominated John Joseph Adams talks about it!

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Locus Awards, Anne Groell, and You: An Editorial editorial


Now, clearly I’m biased. I started as her assistant, I’m still her colleague, and I’m also her friend.
But the fact that the Locus 2011 Poll and Survey is now up, and doesn’t list Anne Groell as a nominee for Editor of the Year bothers me.
Why?
Because name a science fiction and fantasy editor that had [...]

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Del Rey and Random House say goodbye to Betsy Mitchell


BetsyMitchellToday, Del Rey and Random House say farewell to our beloved Del Rey Editor-in-Chief, Betsy Mitchell. We will miss her. After a decade at Del Rey and over 30 years in publishing, she embarks on a new adventure. But she won’t disappear from publishing completely. She will continue to work with authors on special projects, and can be found here. Read on for a message from Betsy herself.

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Interview with ‘Alien Contact’ Editor Marty Halpern


I’ve known Marty Halpern for some years now, beginning when he and I crossed paths through our mutual work – him as an editor, me as a book publicist – on author Andrew Fox’s dystopian SF comedy The Good Humor Man: Or, Calorie 3501. I’ve met very few people as passionate about their work, or [...]

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Interview: Heir to the Empire Editor Betsy Mitchell


SW HEIR TO THE EMPIRE - coverThe Force is with us—some more than others. Editor Betsy Mitchell is one of them.

She is responsible for working editorial on Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn, probably the most influential Star Wars novel ever written. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the book’s release, Betsy answers questions about it! Enjoy!

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Dance Interview: With George R. R. Martin Editor Anne Groell


A DANCE WITH DRAGONS - coverGeorge R. R. Martin is a lucky man.

Not only is word spreading about his new novel, A Dance With Dragons, but he has some incredible people around him.

One of them is his editor, Anne Groell. She’s read A Dance With Dragons more than anyone. And here is an interview where she talks about it!

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The magic of a good manuscript title


The magic of a good manuscript title

An excellent title on your manuscript submission can work magic. Find out how…

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The Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Shelly Shapiro


The Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Shelly Shapiro

Our latest edition of our weekly Del Rey Spectra editor post series comes from none other than Shelly Shapiro, editor for many of our bestselling Star Wars titles and the Pern novels by Anne McCaffrey and her son, Todd. Read on for what it’s really like to work at a cubicle at the end of the universe…no really…kind of…

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The Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Chris Schluep


The Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Chris Schluep

Halloween is the fun holiday. Sure, other holidays are fun as well, but which one can compete with a day built around costumes and candy? Christmas and Channukah come with way too much gift and (quite literally) travel baggage to be called plain fun, and Thanksgiving is best described in more staid terms like “celebratory” or maybe “satifisfying” or “fulfilling” (although, truth-be-told, it’s my favorite holiday because I like turkey, stuffing, and football). The rest of the holidays—Columbus Day, Flag Day, etc.—are all important, but they don’t really compete with the Big Three.

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The Cubicle at the End of the Universe: David Pomerico


davidpomericoYeah–I’m not quite sure I get what I’m doing here either sometimes…

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