In terms of self-promotion, The World SF News Blog has migrated to Wordpress (update your bookmarks and feeds!). They're also available on Twitter.
In local news, Dean Francis Alfar and Joseph Nacino just released a virtual anthology of Philippine secondary-world fiction: The Farthest Shore.
Paper Tigers is also focusing on Philippine children's literature this month.
And if you happen to be in CA, Megan Kurashige is holding a book club at Kepler's bookstore on October 13, 2009 featuring Coraline.
- Mary Robinette Kowal interviews Dr. Michio Kaku.
- Aguarras has a bilingual interview with Steve Berman.
- Only the Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy interviews David Gunn.
- Innsmouth Free Press has a "mininterview" (coined by Conrad Williams) with Mary Robinette Kowal.
- Tim O'Shea interviews Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
- Odyssey Podcasts has a lecture from Catherine Asaro.
- Sanford Allen interviews Hank Schwaeble.
- The Sofanauts with Jeremiah Tolbert and Jeff VanderMeer (stone them to death).
- Another mininterview with Mindy Klasky.
- Lynn Price on Where are all the “good” books?
- The Nine Circles of MMO Hell.
- Jim C Hines on Bad Book Publicity and DAW’s Zombie Rabbit Cover of Doom.
- Victoria Strauss on The Perils of Searching For Publishers on the Internet.
- Elisabeth Vonarburg's Worldcon 2009 speech.
- Jaymee Goh on The Post-Modernity of Steampunk.
- Cherie Priest on Hello and Good Morning (Technically. Here in West Coast Time).
- Keith McGowan on Letters from Abroad: READ THAT BOOK, OR ELSE?
- Rachel Aaron on Side-by-sidelines: Writing Income.
- Vonda N. McIntyre on Pitfalls of Writing SF & Fantasy #14: Everything’s in the right place!
- Michael Stelzner on More Great Blogs for Writers!
- Robin Agnew on Finding that Sweet Spot.
- Mike Brotherton on Life as Story and Science Fiction Words in the Mainstream.
- Kay Kenyon on Hateful Heroes.
- Diana Pharaoh Francis on Of Beds and Writing.
- Nicola Morgan on Response to a Deluded Idiot.
- 2009 Nominations are now open for the Cybils Awards.
- Paul Di Filippo reviews The TOON Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics.
- Congrats to the Honorable Mentions for Best Horror of the Year Volume One.
- Even Dan Brown can't break the e-book 5% rule.
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