Tuesday, July 29, 2008

News Nibbles: July 29, 2008

News Headlines:
Christopher Paul Carey - Four unfinished works by Farmer are being or have been completed by others authors
"A special announcement was made this weekend at Farmercon 90, a convention held in Peoria, Illinois in honor of Philip José Farmer's 90th birthday, that four unfinished works by Farmer are being or have been completed by others authors. These include three novels--The Song of Kwasin, the grand conclusion to Farmer's Khokarsa cycle, by local Northwest author Christopher Paul Carey; The Evil in Pemberley House, a Gothic horror tale by Win Scott Eckert; and Cougar By the Tail, a Western by Tracy Knight--as well as a short story, "Getting Ready to Write" by Paul Spiteri. Details have been posted on Carey's and Eckert's blogs"

Yasmine Galenorn - New urban fantasy series — the Elemental Magic
Yasmine Galenorn announced today that she’s accepted a fantastic new contract with Berkley to write a second urban fantasy series—the Elemental Magic Series. She will continue to write two books a year in her Otherworld Series, and one book a year in the new series. More info as it becomes available.

GUD Magazine - Special offer for NWSFS News Blog readers!
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WebUrbanist - 15 (More) Creative Works of Steampunk Art and Fashion: From Steam Tanks to Cufflinks

Science Fiction News Headlines for July 29, 2008:
Below are just some of the headlines that have been posted recently:

  • Apex Book Company: Apex Digest Online #3 now available
  • io9: Coming Of Age In The Aussie Apocalypse [Zombie Love] * A Human/Vampire Buddy Movie, Family Guy-Style [Last Blood]
  • RevolutionSF: Comics Screed : Gaiman, Kubert, Cooke, Kirkman, a Baldwin brother (News)
  • Science Fiction Awards Watch: Booker Long List * Awards from Finncon * Wheeler Sticks His Neck Out,
  • SciFi Scanner: Heath Ledger's Joker Harkens to Cesar Romero * Site of the Week - The Terminator Files
  • SF Signal: REMINDER: Eureka Season 3 Starts Tonight * SF Tidbits for 7/29/08
  • SFScope: SFPA's third annual sf poetry contest * Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards awarded * Second Annual Scribe Award Winners
  • The Website at the End of the Universe: Excerpt gives taste of Arthur C. Clarke's last book
Selected Blog Updates for July 29, 2008:
Here are the lastest blog updates

Blogspot, Wordpress, and "other" blogs:
  • Ask Nicola (Nicola Griffith) * J Alan Erwine's Blog * kelleyeskridge.com * Robert J Sawyer
  • The Crotchety Old Fan * "Whatever" (John Scalzi) * Witchy Chicks
MySpace Blogs:
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith * David Louis Edelman * Echelon Press, LLC * Jeremy C. Shipp * Jodi Lee
  • Louise Bohmer - Lachesis Publishing * Morpheus Tales * Planet Stories * Weird Tales * Yasmine Galenorn
NWSFS Science News and Blog Updates for July 29, 2008:
Science News:
Science Blogs:
  • Bad Astronomy - Why are there no green stars?
  • What's New At Pacific Science Center - Big Green Bus To Visit

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