Cosmos by Carl Sagan is a fine companion to the hard copy and an even better introduction for those new to this informative examination of our universe.
Books need covers, but the artistry that goes into creating those covers is getting lost in an avalanche of CGI and stock photography.
This past February I had the great pleasure of speaking with Mr. Murray Tinkelman, the famous and award winning illustrator. This came about by my wanting to do something different for once in the blog. Mr. Tinkelman has been one of my favourite cover artists since the middle 1970s when he illustrated the front and […]
There has been much talk this week about the contract terms of Random House’s new digital imprints. John Scalzi, president of the SFWA has had several posts on his his blog and Hydra’s (that’s the digital only science fiction and fantasy imprint of Random House) contract has also been denounced by Victoria Strauss of SWFA’s Writer […]