- I was planning to interview Kij Johnson for my blog but the Nebula Awards beat me to it. Go read her awesome interview (and isn't that a lovely photo of Johnson?).
- K.S. Augustin interviews me on the state of Philippine speculative fiction.
- More interviews: Thomas Ligotti.
- As far as upcoming releases go, check out the table of contents (and cover) of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet and The Best SF and Fantasy of the Year Vol. 3.
- A couple of SF&F bloggers recommend their five novels/anthologies/collections for the year.
- P.N. Elrod has much typewriter love.
- Judith Berman's now blogging at Black Gate!
- Awards, awards, awards. Ever heard of the Bad Sex Award?
- More popular however are the Nebula Awards. Here's the Preliminary Qualifiers. (The site has a more comprehensive list.)
- If you're in the area, check out The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings.
- Name that tune, errr, book. Literary Rock Band Names.
- Jim C. Hines on If Writing Were Like an RPG.
- Speaking of RPGs, it looks like Gen Con is under new management. Robin D. Laws shares his thoughts.
- You have the rest of the week to submit to Clarkesworld before it closes its submissions for its annual break. On the other hand, you might want to start preparing manuscripts on optimistic science fiction for the Shine anthology.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
November 26, 2008 Links and Plugs
Lots of stuff for today: