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YouTube’s Got ‘Next’ On Twitch – The Internet’s New-School Old-School Game Arcade


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Watching other people play video games might sound like an extremely “niche” kind of entertainment, but the only thing that’s new about that is doing it online. Talented gamers have been drawing audiences since the very first mom and pop video game arcades, and arcades were always social places.

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Google Hangout On Air With Dan Brown, Author, ‘Inferno’


Google Hangout On Air With Dan Brown, Author, ‘Inferno’

I got to spend about half an hour hanging out on air with thriller author Dan Brown earlierĀ  this evening, and I’m still really excited about it. I mean, this is the guy who wrote The Da Vinci Code, among other things, and is pretty much single-handedly responsible for bringing the occult conspiracy thriller into [...]

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SF & Fantasy

‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir Talks At Google HQ


‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir Talks At Google HQ

You won’t want to miss this one: Andy Weir, author of science fiction survival novel The Martian, delivered a talk at Google HQ as part of their “Authors at Google” series.
Check it out!

More about The Martian:
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Forthcoming Terry Brooks Video Interview


brooks-annotatedswordThe Annotated Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks is publishing on November 13, 2012!

To celebrate, Terry will be conducting a video interview with fantasy fans on the same day! Make the jump to learn more!

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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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SF & Fantasy

First Draft News: The Daylight War by Peter V. Brett


brett-desertMuch rejoicing could be heard in the streets of the internet(s)!

Because author Peter V. Brett has finished The Daylight War, the third book in his five-book Demon cycle!

How do I know this? Because of social media! Read on about Peat’s use of social media and what he has to say about the completed first draft!

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