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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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Suvudu

A Must-Read: Ken Scholes on ‘How Far Our Dreams Might Take Us’


RequiemI’m been a fan of Ken Scholes‘ work ever since I reviewed the first book of his The Psalms of Isaak series, Lamentation, for Realms of Fantasy magazine. Its mix of forgotten ancient technology, religion and magic reminded me of several favorite works, including Jack Vance’s The Dying Earth and M. John Harrison’s Viriconium stories. Scholes writes high-concept sci fi/fantasy, and he makes it fun. Sadly, these things aren’t always the same thing. In contrast, Happily, Scholes’ books are both cerebral and a pleasure to read.

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SF & Fantasy

Novelizing The Man of Steel: An Interview with Greg Cox


Novelizing The Man of Steel: An Interview with Greg Cox

Author Greg Cox had a heck of an assignment: writing a novelization of Superman film The Man of Steel. Not only was this a reboot upon which an entire series could hinge, the book could potentially be the doorway to discovering the Superman comics for millions of readers. How did he handle it? Greg reveals [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Poll: Have You Read a Book On Writing?


brooks-sometimesThe new Friday poll!

Some of you like to write. Have you read a book on writing? Any favorites? Did you find them helpful? More after the jump!

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