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Take Five with Lexie Dunne, Author, ‘Superheroes Anonymous’


Lexie Dunne is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Dunn is the author of Superheroes Anonymous:

Everybody in Chicago has a “superhero sighting” story. So when a villain attacks editorial assistant Gail Godwin and she’s rescued by superhero [...]

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #69: September 3-17, 2014


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from September 3-17, 2014.

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Let’s Be a Little More Welcoming, Fandom: Our Future Depends On It


Geeks, nerds: The pop culture wars are over, and you’ve won. We’ve won.
I see it everywhere: The smoldering remains of squaredom. I can buy polyhedral dice at Target now. Walmart carries Funko and Super7’s ReAction figures. Seriously: I bought a “Captain Dallas” figure from the ALIEN line this afternoon. (Only two more and I’ll have [...]

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Woman Named Skywalker Can’t Renew Her Passport


You don’t know the power of… bureaucracy!
A British woman who legally adopted the middle name “Skywalker” became ensnared in an Imperial entanglement while attempting to renew her passport. Government authorities in the Home Office told Laura Skywalker Matthews (Yes, L. Skywalker) that they would not renew her passport because her legal name because is “subject [...]

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The Power of Fandom: Enable Fiction When You Can’t Write It


I love fiction, and I know a lot of novelists. Some of them are very good friends of mine. I’ve known them for years, and watched a handful of them them go from part-time scribblers to highly successful authors with multiple book deals and movie options with big Hollywood studios.
At one time, I thought I’d [...]

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Mind Your Manners: How to Interact with Cosplayers


Whether you’re going to a big con or a small one, you will probably run into cosplayers. Now that you know there’s some trouble with cosplayer harassment, here’s a list of tips to help you enjoy the con and avoid making trouble.

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A Long Time Ago, in a Font Far, Far Away: The Star Wars Typeface Over the Years


Star Wars 01 Ralph McQuarrie ScrapbookOne of the most delightful aspects of the World Wide Web is that no matter how obscure your passion may be, you’ll likely find someone else who shares it: The “Tenth Letter of the Alphabet” blog is a perfect example. While typefaces, alphabets and calligraphy aren’t passions of mine, my friend and comrade in unusual and erudite pastimes, Jim N., is finds them fascinating. Knowing that I love Star Wars, Jim forwarded the following article to me to share with you.

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #17: May 29 – June 5, 2013


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from May 29 – June 5, 2013.

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When Fan Passion Goes Wrong: What Movies Made You Most Angry?


prometheusYou don’t start participating in science fiction and fantasy fandom without passion.

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San Diego Comic Con Loves ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’


San Diego Comic Con Loves ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

The uninitiated may think of San Diego Comic Con as being the sole domain of science fiction, fantasy and other fannish pursuits. In reality, it’s simply not true. Con attendees can find just about anything, from adventure movie screenings to even…romance. Why? It’s because SF/F fans are, like most healthy people, into a lot of [...]

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