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William Gibson Wrote His Classic Novel ‘Neuromancer’ on Commission


Some of you might have missed this fantastic feature by science fiction author about how and why he wrote his classic cyberpunk novel Neuromancer. It turns out that a commission was what got him moving. I don’t know about you, but I can completely understand. It’s hard to write without a deadline. At least, it [...]

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Dean Koontz’s ‘Innocence’ and Pheromones of Love and War


Dean Koontz’s ‘Innocence’ and Pheromones of Love and War

Pity Addison, the protagonist of Dean Koontz’s novel Innocence: Anyone who catches a glimpse of his face attacks him. He doesn’t understand why: There’s nothing unusual about his features, and he isn’t looking for a fight. By all accounts, he’s an everyday person who through no fault of his own, has become an enemy of [...]

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Trailer: Star Wars: The Force Awakens


It’s here!

The teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

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50 Page Fridays: Karen Robards


50 Page Fridays: Karen Robards

For this week’s 50 Page Fridays we’re reading THE LAST VICTIM by Karen Robards. Click read more to check it out!

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When Thanksgiving Looked More Like Halloween


Wow! Well here’s something I didn’t know, and I bet you didn’t either: Kids used to dress up in costumes for Thanksgiving just like they do now on Halloween. Masked munchkins begged for change and candy, played pranks, and got up to all kinds of shenanigans.
NPR has the story. Can we bring back the masks [...]

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‘The Children of Men’ Author P.D. James Dead at 94


‘The Children of Men’ Author P.D. James Dead at 94

British author P.D. (Phyllis Dorothy) James died today at the age of 94. She was the author of over 20 books, the majority of them mysteries featuring her signature character, Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard. James was also the author of the 1992 dystopian science fiction novel The Children of Men, the basis for Mexican [...]

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Arrives on iTunes Trailers Friday


The Force is with you on #BlackFriday when #TheForceAwakens teaser hits @iTunesTrailers.
— Star Wars (@starwars) November 26, 2014

Good news for all of us who don’t live anywhere near one of the thirty theaters set to premiere the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer this weekend: the 88 second promotion will also be available Friday [...]

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David Drake on Fantasy, History, and ‘Monsters of the Earth’


Over the course of a decades-long career, Drake has written dozens of award-winning novels, among them the Hammer’s Slammers science fiction series, and his Lord of the Isles fantasy saga. Among his more recent projects is the The Books of the Elements, a four-volume fantasy set in a Carce: a city and empire inspired by [...]

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