A great big congrats to Ellen Datlow for earning the Horror Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award! Comics editor/artist/writer Al Feldstein also won the award. Dubravka Ugresic’s Baba Yaga Laid an Egg scored the 2010 James Tiptree, Jr. Award. Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor made the honor list.
I just got my World Fantasy Convention ballot for nominations. Must do that soon. So many good books to choose from! I'll have to block out half a day just make my nominations.
I interviewed Robert Sawyer (again) this morning. You'll see that, along with a review of WWW:Wonder the beginning of April when it hits the shelves. I have at least three more interviews in the works.
I haven't done any lazy linking for a while.
I09 provides "10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Doctor Who"
This one's been done before, but rarely with such graphic style. Technological Prophecies: "Predictions [by sci-fi authors] Ahead of Their Time".
"The 80 Greatest Science Fiction Books for Kids"
My buddy, Sue Bolich shares: "4 Steps to Advancing Your Writing Career"
Obviously comic book heros on the big screen is still a thing. I'm glad.
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