Linked to it the other day but worth repeating: K Tempest Bradford on Making Lists: Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color.
9/1 is Outer Alliance Pride Day (it's also ‘Support our ‘Zines Day’).
Oh, and have some Goblin Fruit.
P.S. Urgent: If you're an author (especially female), here's a Disturbing Email Heads-Up (and it's not only Sam Henderson who's been receiving such emails).
- Matt Staggs interviews Lev Grossman.
- Stomping on Yeti interviews Benjamin Rosenbaum.
- Authors by Design interviews Karen Miller.
- Patti O'Shea on Why Yes, I Am a Writer.
- Jay Lake on The Kindle $9.99 boycott vs Green and A bit more on the Kindle.
- Stephen Moss on Happy endings for children's books.
- SF Signal Mind Meld: The Most Intelligent Films of Science Fiction.
- Victoria Strauss on Postage Promotion.
- L Jaqi Lamplighter on The Great Agent Hunt.
- Jim C Hines on Hugo Awards: Shaped that way for a reason.
- John Ottinger III on Inside the Blogosphere: Living in a Fantasy World Part 2.
- Jeff VanderMeer on Flushing Out Shriek: An Afterword–Notes, Fragments, Research, Alternate Scenes.
- Jo Walton on We are not amused: My love/hate relationship with funny fiction.
- Nalo Hopkinson on Writer, Self-Care and Feeding Of.
- Adrienne Martini on Gateway Drugs.
- Leon Neyfakh on The New Thing: Books Without Jackets.
- Ron Hogan on What's Urban Fantasy? What's Paranormal Romance? (see Paul Guran's additional notes on the subject)
- Margaret Ronald on braaaaaains.
- Rachelle Gardner on School of Write.
- Pimp My Novel on Borders in Trouble.
- Stephanie Burgis on Finding My Way In.
What Remains by Ellen Klages and Geoff Ryman