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SF & Fantasy

This Is The Best Way To Help An Author In Need


photo-gregbearLast week, celebrated science fiction writer Greg Bear was rushed into surgery.

That’s not cheap. Here is a reminder of how you can help Greg and other writers with medical costs!

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson


swenson-ultraThe Ultra Thin Man by Patrick Swenson is published!

I decided to ask the debut novelist a few questions about his book and all about aliens and conspiracy! Read on!

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Suvudu

Ice Buckets, Sci-Fi Celebrities, and How ALS Claimed My Friend Jack


You probably know all about the ice bucket challenge: A grass-roots fund-raising effort benefiting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. Participants challenge others to dump a bucket of ice water on their heads on video, and/or donate money to the ALS Association. Lots of people are doing it, including some celebrities that fandom knows well: [...]

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SF & Fantasy

It’s Almost Time for You to Read ‘The Bone Clocks’


It’s Almost Time for You to Read ‘The Bone Clocks’

If you’re familiar with David Mitchell’s (The Cloud Atlas, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet) work, then you probably know that it defies easy categorization. Veins of magic realism, fantasy, and science fiction run through the bedrock of his fiction; a trait it shares with the work of other genre-savvy giants like Jonathan Lethem [...]

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SF & Fantasy

A Future Worth Building: M.D. Waters on PROTOTYPE


Archetype and Prototype author M.D. Waters explains her post-apocalyptic world-building process.

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Star Wars

A Solar System Not So Far, Far Away: Star Wars and The Jupiter Pirates


A Solar System Not So Far, Far Away: Star Wars and The Jupiter Pirates

What’s in a name? Jupiter Pirates author Jason Fry discusses how Star Wars influenced his new young-adult space fantasy … and how it didn’t.

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Paranormal

Building Worlds with Words by Dark Eden’s Chris Beckett


Building Worlds with Words by Dark Eden’s Chris Beckett

Read on as Chris talks about what it was like to create the world in which his book, Dark Eden, is set.

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: The Martian by Andy Weir


weir-martianFor it being a barren planet, Mars has been fertile ground for science fiction. And today, a new fantastic novel set on the red planet has published!

The Martian is that book! Make the jump to read an interview author Andy Weir!

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SF & Fantasy

‘Red Rising’ Author Pierce Brown on Dystopia, Science Fiction and Ancient History


‘Red Rising’ Author Pierce Brown on Dystopia, Science Fiction and Ancient History

We’re a little less than a week  from the January 28 release of Red Rising, the groundbreaking science fiction novel of futuristic slavery and revolt from debut author Pierce Brown:

Darrow is a miner and a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he [...]

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SF & Fantasy

In One Week: Red Rising by Pierce Brown!!


brown-redrisingJanuary 28, 2014! Red Rising by Pierce Brown rises!

That’s next week, by the way! And I can already tell that Red Rising will be my debut novel of the year. While reading, it felt like The Lies of Locke Lamora and The Name of the Wind. High praise, I know! Make the jump to learn more!

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