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Suvudu Likes: 3/22/14


bear-wardogsThe 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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When Writers Meet Their Debut Books


speakman-darkthornI now possess copies of my debut novel, The Dark Thorn.

It didn’t stir the emotions I thought it would. I decided to ask several fantasy authors to share their experience of holding their first novel for the first time.

The answers might surprise you!

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Science Fiction Author Greg Bear on Living on Mars


148161094In the wake of the Mars landing, CNN has published an article – well, really a short piece of fiction – by SF author Greg Bear on what it might be like to live on the Red Planet. Bear, of course, is the author of numerous novels, including – appropriately enough – Moving Mars:

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Greg Bear Talks Curiosity and the Red Planet


Hull Three Zero by Greg BearPerusing the internet(s) a few minutes ago, I came across a CNN article written by none other than Greg Bear. Greg is a New York Times best-selling author whose work has garnered praise, awards, and a large fan base.

In the article, he talks about the Curiosity landing on Mars and its import when it comes to the history of science fiction! Great stuff after the jump!

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Event Video: The Mongoliad by Greg Bear, Neal Stephenson & Others


bear-mongoliad1The fantasy genre offers up some remarkable ideas—and talent.

Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, and five other authors have come together to write The Mongoliad. It is a bold idea and executed just as boldly. The authors got together in Seattle to discuss it—and I was there to tape it! Enjoy!

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Anthology News: Multiverse by Greg Bear & Gardner Dozois


subpress-multiverseI love anthologies. They are the best way to discover new writers.

Well, there is a great one coming out later this year centering on science fiction master Poul Anderson! Greg Bear and Gardner Dozois have gathered some of the best storytellers to write tales set in Poul’s worlds. Should make for a great anthology!

Here is more about it!

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Cover: Halo: Primordium by Greg Bear


bear-primordiumTwo words about the cover for Halo: Primordium by Greg Bear:

Absolutely. Gorgeous!

Good thing I’ll be interviewing him about Primordium this weekend at Comic Con. Until then, here is a beautiful cover!

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Poll: Should Evil Ever Win?


brom-elricEvery once in a while—and it’s a rarity these days—a question comes in that I haven’t seen before. One I know other readers might have interest in. The question in today’s poll pops up every few months but I’ve never really seen it addressed outside of a writing seminar:

Will you ever write a book where evil ultimately triumphs over good?

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Video: Greg Bear Halo: Cryptum Event


Halo: Cryptum by Greg BearFor the launch of Halo: Cryptum, Greg Bear joined Tor Books senior editor Eric Raab and two of the Halo 343 Industries franchise development directors at the University Bookstore in Seattle, WA to discuss Halo: Cryptum, how it came to be, and what might be in store in the future!

Here is that 27:37 minute video!

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Quake2World Spawns Book Trailer for Greg Bear’s Hull Zero Three


Book trailers have the potential to be awesome if they’re done right, and sometimes that means taking a few chances and shaking things up a bit. Our friends at Orbit did just that by using the source code for Quake2World, an open-source multi-player video game, to build the trailer for Greg Bear’s new science fiction [...]

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