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Katherine Krueger Katherine Krueger Jul 14, 2019 at 08:42.

What Is Wrong With You People

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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, known for our purposes here as The Mueller Report, is set to debut as a no. 1 New York Times bestseller on not one but two lists coming May 12, Axios reported on Thursday.

The report on the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election—and President Trump’s cartoon villain efforts to derail it at every turn—sold just under...

Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders May 01, 2018. 4 comments

RIP Wolfgang Jeschke (1936-2015)

RIP Wolfgang Jeschke (1936-2015)

RIP Wolfgang Jeschke (1936-2015). The prolific German science fiction author’s books included The Others, Midas, The Last Day of Creation, and recently The Cusanus Game. As an editor with Heyne Verlag, he brought unedited overseas science fiction to German readers.

Top image: Cover of Meamones Auge by Wolfgang Jeschke, via SF-Fan.De.

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Apr 14, 2018. 3 comments

An incredible deal

An incredible deal

An incredible deal. The latest Humble Book Bundle, focusing on Subterranean Press, is just chock full of greatness. Including Connie Willis, Dan Simmons, Harlan Ellison, Cherie Priest, Jack Vance, Ted Chiang, and tons more. [h/t Reddit]

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Emma Roller Emma Roller Mar 12, 2018. 17 comments

Definitely Literate President Recommends Book by Wife of TV Exec Who Refused to Release Apprentice Tapes

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Roma Downey, the former star of the soap opera Touched By An Angel, has a new book out. You may have heard about the book, Box of Butterflies, because the president, a noted book lover, tweeted about it Wednesday at 5:44 a.m.

According to the book’s website, Box of Butterflies is “a beautiful book filled with encouragement and hope, assuring us of God’s comforting presence in our lives.”...

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Oct 11, 2017. 4 comments

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Oct 05, 2017. 17 comments

How could The Winds of Winter get published just three months after George R.R

How could The Winds of Winter get published just three months after George R.R

How could The Winds of Winter get published just three months after George R.R. Martin finishes it? Over at Tor.com, there’s a great breakdown of why book production generally takes a year, and how they might streamline it for A Song of Ice and Fire.

Top image:2016 Song of Ice and Fire calendar , art by Magali Villeneuve. (More here .)

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Oct 02, 2017. 9 comments

Why short fiction is a good career move

Why short fiction is a good career move

Why short fiction is a good career move. Earlier today, we revealed why Tor.com thinks short novels are the future of publishing — but in a post on the SFWA site, John Joseph Adams and Daniel H. Wilson explain why short fiction may not pay much, but can still boost your career.

Tor.com Explains Why Novellas Are The Future Of Publishing

Tor.com is moving aggressively into publishing novellas...

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Oct 02, 2017. 4 comments

A New Day at F&amp;SF Charles Coleman Finlay became editor of the Magazine of Fantasy &amp; Science

A New Day at F&amp;amp;SF Charles Coleman Finlay became editor of the Magazine of Fantasy &amp;amp; Science

A New Day at F&SF Charles Coleman Finlay became editor of the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, after guest-editing a couple of issues over the past year. He's the ninth editor of the magazine since 1949, and his tenure begins with the March-April issue.

Top image: F&SF cover by Alex Schomburg.

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Sep 16, 2017. 17 comments

How Playboy helped save science fiction

How Playboy helped save science fiction

How Playboy helped save science fiction. Not only did Playboy provide a huge audience for science fiction stories during the publishing crash of the late 1950s, but the mag also helped keep short SF mainstream with its focus on “beginnings, middles and ends.” Our own Andrew Liptak explains.

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Sep 06, 2017. 12 comments

Self-published authors can join SFWA The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has opened i

Self-published authors can join SFWA The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has opened i

Self-published authors can join SFWA The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has opened its doors to independent and self-published authors. If your novel made at least $3,000, you can apply for active membership. More details here.

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Aug 18, 2017. 6 comments

Want to add some fresh excitement to your reading list?

Want to add some fresh excitement to your reading list?

Want to add some fresh excitement to your reading list? Over on Twitter, people are tweeting lists of amazing science fiction and fantasy authors (who happen to be women and people of color) under the #YouDon’tKnowSFF hashtag. As in, you don’t know the whole genre unless you’re reading these folks.

Top image: The Vorkosigan saga by Lois McMaster Bujold, art by Esad Ribic.

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