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Welcome to ‘The Cutting Room’


Acclaimed editor Ellen Datlow is back with The Cutting Room, a new anthology of dark fiction inspired by silver screen. It’s an interesting concept for an anthology, as both books and movies have had enjoyed a symbiotic relationship since the earliest days of the latter, as writer Genevieve Valentine points out in the introduction:
“Cinema’s ability [...]

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Silent Screams for Halloween


It used to be that on Halloween night that you could turn on the television and see tons of great horror movies, but it seems like every year that passes there are fewer and fewer of them to choose from. Horror movies are getting harder to find on Halloween night, especially good ones.
Who cares about [...]

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50 Page Fridays: James Luceno


50 Page Fridays: James Luceno

Don’t miss this week’s excerpt – it’s from STAR WARS: TARKIN by James Luceno – on sale next Tuesday! Click read more to check out the first 50 pages.

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Paranormal

Kelley Armstrong’s Top Rules for Writing Supernatural Couples


Otherworld author Kelley Armstrong shares her rules for compelling romance on the page.

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Mad Science: Victorian Technology for Speaking With the Dead


Collectors Weekly associate editor Lisa Hix has written a great article about a rather spooky time in the history of science when it was thought that technology would give us the means to speak with dead.
It’s a too-weird-to-be-true tale of “mesmerism” -
Spiritualism, simply defined as the belief that souls continue to exist after death and [...]

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Anne Rice’s ‘Prince Lestat’: The Blood is the Life


Anne Rice’s ‘Prince Lestat’: The Blood is the Life

Anne Rice returns to the Vampire Chronicles with Prince Lestat, an unexpected and very pleasant surprise for her fans.
Some of her readers were understandably disappointed when the author announced that she was done with the series, but with a dozen Vampire Chronicles books (including two “New Tales” books) no one could blame her for wanting [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Throwback Thursday: George R. R. Martin


George R.R. Martin
George R. R. Martin
Lunacon 1974

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Star Wars

Classic Star Wars Games ‘X-Wing Pilot’ and ‘TIE Fighter Pilot’ Released Again!


Sometimes it’s really good to be wrong about something. Back in 2010 I wrote a piece titled Star Wars: TIE Fighter, the Best Game You’ll Never Play Again:
No mere anonymous Stormtrooper, your pilot served an important role in preserving order in a lawless universe. In suggesting a pay-off to be gained for the [...]

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