Tuesday, August 5, 2008

News Nibbles: Aug. 04, 2008

Be sure to check the Local News and Cascadia Convention & Events News for the latest local events and conventions listings.

Science Fiction News: Aug. 04, 2008
Below are just some of the headlines that have been posted recently. Use the link above to access all the details:

  • Apex Book Company: Apex Publications represented in the Chesleys * Apex Digest Online - August 3rd
  • Clarkesworld Magazine and Wyrm Publishing: Clarkesworld Submissions Update
  • io9: Instellar Jihad Tears the Classic Battletech Universe Apart [Battletech]
  • RevolutionSF: RevolutionSF: Tough Love for Sci-Fi
  • Science Fiction Awards Watch: Worldcon Coverage
  • SciFi Scanner: Masters of SciFi - Mystery Science Theater Crew Resurfaces with Cinematic Titanic
  • SF Signal: Latest Attempt to Get James Doohan Into Space Fails * Books Received: August 4, 2008
  • SFScope: WSFA Small Press Award Nominees * Further to Lucasfilm/Ainsworth suit over Star Wars storm trooper helmets
  • StarShipSofa: StarShipSanatorium No 2
  • The Website at the End of the Universe: Ellis says it's time for science fiction magazines to move on

Selected Blog Updates: Aug. 04, 2008
You can access the blog updates listed below by clicking the link above.

Blogspot, Wordpress, and "other" blogs:
  • a dark catharsys (Heather S. Ingemar) * All Things Barr (Donna Barr) * Ask Nicola (Nicola Griffith)
  • Christopher Paul Carey * kelleyeskridge.com * Robert J Sawyer * The Crotchety Old Fan
  • "Whatever" (John Scalzi)
MySpace Blogs:
  • A. Lee Martinez * Chuck Palahniuk * Cynthia Leitich Smith * Dark Horse Comics * David Louis Edelman
  • HARPER PERENNIAL * Horror Library Blog-O-Rama * Janet Lee Carey * Jeff Carlson * Jenna Black
  • Jodi Lee * Kevin J Anderson * Louise Bohmer - Lachesis Publishing * Maura Anderson * Morpheus Tales
  • Radcon * Sherrilyn Kenyon * Yasmine Galenorn

Science News & Blog Updates: Aug. 04, 2008
Science News
Science Blogs:
  • Bad Astronomy: Jeff Medkeff (Blue Collar Scientist) has died * Mars, life, the White House, and rumors
  • The Daily Galaxy: Massive Radio-telescope in China to Explore 'Dark Age' of Early Universe
  • What's New At Pacific Science Center: Membership: See The Caped Crusader For Free!

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