Humble Bundle, Open Road Launch Sci-Fi Bundle

The pay-what-you-wish digital bundle includes sci-fi autbors Greg Bear, Barbara Hambly and, to mark the 45th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, a novel by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fan of sci-fi? Psychologists have you in their sights

Psychologists have stigmatised science fiction fans as losers who retreat into fantasy worlds. This is unfair. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-02-18 10:26:09 UTC ]
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Headline and Koomson launch open casting call for black female audiobook narrators

Headline and Dorothy Koomson have launched "Find My Verity", an open casting call designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 06:25:35 UTC ]
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The Disturbing Case of the Disappearing Sci-Fi Story

A young writer wrote a controversial bit of military science fiction about sexual politics. The fallout was nuclear. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-01-17 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novella

Get your science fiction and fantasy fix in short form with these excellent novellas -- perfect for the 2020 Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-03 11:32:42 UTC ]
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All of the Sci-Fi Stories We Published This Year

In a moment where the future seems impossibly turbulent, leaving us feeling powerless, science fiction can help us get our heads around the complexity. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-12-31 14:00:05 UTC ]
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Why Is Chinese Sci-Fi Everywhere Now? Ken Liu Knows

The Massachusetts-based translator has done more than anyone to bridge the gap between Chinese science fiction and American readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-03 10:00:21 UTC ]
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Traditional publishers missing out on romance and sci-fi sales

Publishers are missing out on audiobook listeners who want sci-fi and romance titles, statistics on sales show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 14:46:44 UTC ]
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Sci-Fi Authors Charlie Jane Anders and Madeline Ashby on Imagining the Future

Two authors from the recent Future Tense Fiction anthology discuss how they approach their craft. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-10-25 11:30:07 UTC ]
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7 Sci-fi and Fantasy Books to Curl Up With This Fall

These new science fiction and fantasy titles will be your perfect fall companions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-04 10:36:35 UTC ]
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Our New Sci-Fi Anthology Will Be Your Tour Guide to the Future

Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow is a thought-provoking excursion into the futures we would and would not want to live in. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-10-02 16:18:40 UTC ]
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Open Road Revenue Up 36% in First Half of 2019

Open Road said revenue in the first six months of 2019 rose 36% over the comparable period in 2018, while earnings jumped 72%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP launches early content platform Cambridge Open Engage

Cambridge University Press is launching an early and open content platform to publish research outputs such as preprint papers, abstracts, conference proceedings and open data. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:03:04 UTC ]
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David Higham Associates launches third open day under-represented authors

David Higham Associates has announced it will host its third open day for under-represented writers in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 10:29:08 UTC ]
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Can Sci-Fi Writers Prepare Us for an Uncertain Future?

Businesses and public policy makers are tapping novelists to imagine the path forward. But how much stock should we put in the predictions of storytellers? Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
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HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential

At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Sci-Fi Author Elizabeth Bear’s New Short Story About Panic in Space

Read a brand-new story from the award-winning author of Karen Memory, Ancestral Night, and The Red-Stained Wings. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-05-25 11:00:08 UTC ]
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Firefly lands Killick's middle grade sci-fi horror

Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 11:03:47 UTC ]
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Inside Open Road Integrated Media's Data Driven E-Book Marketing Success Story

Open Road has evolved into a leading marketing platform, boosting sales and discoverability for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fletcher pays tribute to sci-fi writer Vonda N McIntyre

Vonda N McIntyre’s UK publisher has paid tribute to the award-winning science fiction writer who died this week, aged 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Learn to build robots and drones with Humble's cheap Raspberry Pi and Arduino ebook bundle

Arduino boards and the Raspberry Pi have taken the DIY computing world by storm, allowing users to create wildly inventive projects while learning programming and electronic building skills. If you’re just looking to get into the world of microcontroller boards, though, it can be a little... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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