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SF & Fantasy

How Two Volcanoes Shaped My Writing Career


Today marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in Washington State. I grew up just south of the volcano and remember that day in1980.

Looking back, it helped shape my life. But it wasn’t the only volcano that did that. Read on!

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SF & Fantasy

Event Video: Peter V. Brett Sits Upon THE SKULL THRONE


Event Video: Peter V. Brett Sits Upon THE SKULL THRONE

Peter V. Brett stopped by the University Bookstore in Seattle, WA in support of his new book, The Skull Throne!

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Suvudu

Adam Sternbergh: ‘Each Word Should Have the Same Impact as a Landed Punch’


Adam Sternbergh: ‘Each Word Should Have the Same Impact as a Landed Punch’

Adam Sternbergh is the author of Near Enemy, a story about Spademan: a hit man for hire plying his trade in a radiation-choked New York City. We recently spoke about writing good fight scenes, and why very nice people like very bad guys.
More about Near Enemy:
New York is toxic—decimated by a dirty bomb years ago. [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Authors Give Advice To Younger Selves


A few days ago, I saw this Tweet: “Semi-colons! Argh! Should have learned to use them right sooner.”

I decided to ask authors what advice they’d give their younger writing selves. Some great stuff here!

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Star Wars

Interview with James Luceno, Author, “Star Wars: Tarkin”


Interview with James Luceno, Author, “Star Wars: Tarkin”

Veteran Star Wars author James Luceno talks to Suvudu’s Eric Geller about his new novel Star Wars: Tarkin.

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Four Books To Help You Join the Cartooning and Comic Book Renaissance


Thanks to a generation raised on a steady diet of superhero movies, kid-friendly comic books, genre-savvy cartoons like Spongebob Squarepants, Dexter’s Laboratory, and Adventure Time, loads of manga, and regular doses of web-original comic strips like XKCD, we’re in the middle of a cartooning and comics renaissance.
The young adults known as the “Millennials” understand something [...]

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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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Suvudu

Chat with author Joe Schreiber


Chat with author Joe Schreiber

Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown author Joe Schreiber took some time to chat with readers.

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SF & Fantasy

Tomorrow: Watch Brandon Sanderson Write


photo-brandonsandersonAuthor Brandon Sanderson is taking part in Patrick Rothfuss’s Worldbuilders charity event.

And tomorrow, in support of Pat, you can literally watch Brandon write a story—and help him do it! Make the jump to learn more!

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SF & Fantasy

Ask Terry Brooks October Edition


brooks-terryEvery month for more than ten years, bestselling author Terry Brooks has accepted questions from his fans via his website and answered five of them.

In that spirit, I thought it would be fun to post his questions and answers here, broadening the scope of questions that come into his website. Click through to find his October answers from questions sent into the website in September 2013—yes, we are a bit behind—and how to submit your own questions for Ask Terry Brooks!

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