Epic Fantasy Analysis April 8, 2013

This is the sixth in the series and is from data as of 4/08/2013. Links to review previous data: 01/03/2013 01/24/2013 02/17/2013 03/03/2013 03/14/2013 As always this data comes from the   Amazon Kindle Epic Fantasy Bestseller […]

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From the In Box 4/13/13

Thanks to the Chums on Fictionmags (an invite group), this article in Popular Mechanics features a house designed and built by the author of And He Built A Crooked House.  Yes, Robert A. Heinlein’s dream […]

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Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday;  Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months.  This years headliners are Larry Niven, David Brin and Gregory Benford […]

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From the In Box 4/12/2013

The International Board on Books for Young People is proud to announce the 2014 Jury and the candidates for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards. The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international distinction given […]

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From the In Box

Mexican Author Verónica Murguía Wins Spanish Great Angular SM Literary Award Tax Evaders Video Game The Mexican writer Verónica Murguía has won the Great Angular SM award with her YA fantasy novel,  LOBA (Wolf). She is […]

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Amazing News

Only one item today:  Your’s truly was interviewed by the prestigious StarShipSofa and its enormously enthusiastic host Tony C. Smith this past Tuesday (at the ungodly hour of 6 am no less).  The interview appears […]

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From the In Box Too/Two

“SHOULD YOU BE BLACKLISTED, MR. CARD?” The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art New York, NY Share this event: Wednesday Apr 10, 2013 7:00 PM – Wednesday Apr 10, 2013 9:00 PM | $12.00 “SHOULD YOU […]

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From the In Box

Our own Michael Brotherton (sky seer!) has been conducting the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop for a number of years now.  The program recently lost its funding from NASA (thank you sequestration) and is looking into […]

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Amazing News, Saturday, March 30, 2013

From the Should Posted This Before Department:  The New York Review of Science Fiction presents David Hartwell’s list of 200 SIGNIFICANT SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS BY WOMEN – 1984 – 2001.   Mr. Hartwell is an […]

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Amazing News, Thursday, March 28th 2013

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, articles linked to here are sourced from SF Signal and File 770. One of my all-time heroes gets a “non-action” figure all to himself.  Forrest J. Ackerman, Science Fiction’s #1 Fan, […]

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Amazing News, Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Those who think that re-booting the original Star Trek was a good idea will probably think that the latest Star Trek Into Darkness promo is also a good idea:  a bunch of drones carrying light […]

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Amazing News, Monday, March 25, 2013

Via Huffingtonpost – The Most Detailed Map of the Internet to Date Hacker’s “broke in” to about half a million devices worldwide to create the most detailed map of internet usage to date.  Want to […]

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From the In Box

Starship Sofa Fund Raiser New Fiction at Pulpgen Sarcology from Right Brane Publications Via Facebook: The mellifluous host of Starship Sofa announces a fund raiser and links to this audio promo featuring author Peter Watts. […]

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Amazing News March 21, 2013

Our Own Felicity Savage is profiled in Lightspeed Magazine Shared Worlds, the Teen Writing Camp has launched its registration drive The April issue of Playboy has a story featuring the Manana Literary Society, a writer’s […]

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From the In Box

Tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs New Haikasoru Release The John Carter Files website ran a very nice tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs on the anniversary of his death yesterday. ~~~ THIS IS NOT A NOVEL. […]

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Epic Fantasy Analysis March 14, 2013

This is the fifth in the series and is from data as of 3/14/2013. Links to review previous data: 01/03/2013 01/24/2013 02/17/2013 03/03/2013   As always this data comes from the   Amazon Kindle Epic Fantasy […]

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From the In Box

Irish Wake for Jan Howard Finder. Legendary fan Jan Howard Finder passed away recently from complications from cancer and chemo therapy.  His friends and fellow fans are honoring his request that they hold an Irish […]

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From the In Box

Our own Felicity Savage informs us that: Felicity Savage, writer and AMAZING STORIES blogger, and Japanese illustrator Hiroko Katayama have released their first picture book: Shotaro, the Ants, and the Big Earthquake. Targeting preschoolers, Shotaro […]

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From the In Box

UPDATE: Boy Howdy! are we getting closer to the day when someone not a character in a novel will be head to say “yeah, the tube linings are shot, we’re going to have to replace […]

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