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Maybe that's why there was no budget but ...


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M John Harrison was not impressed:-

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jan/30/plan-for-chaos-john-wyndham

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Hmmm... :roll:


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A wee bit on Steampunk


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The Guardian coversFresh territory for parallel-world fantasy


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The grauniad is doing really good SF/F at the moment :D


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David Barnett on "Book merchandise gets weird"
and Imogen Russell Williams on fantasy character names in "What's in a name? A lot, when it comes to fantasy" plus a name/noun generator for authors.


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I seem to remember that there was a time when Djibril at The Future Fire was marketing a range of Nietzsche underpants, thongs, coffee mugs etc.

I'm resisting the temptation to go and check if he still is though :lol:

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Not particularly SF related but a contribution from Neil Gaiman included.
Ten rules for writing fiction


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Not sure this is SF but a US author is asking his readers to choose the cover of his next novel and gives them 4 choices.


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He likes his phallic imagery, doesn't he?

I'm tempted to pick the worst one in an attempt to shave shave a few sales off him, but I'd probably pick the wrong one since I'm clearly not his target audience.

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SoL with gun would be much more powerful were it an AK47 held up rather like we see the TV/movie terrorists wield them in celebration, don't you think?


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Authors fear cut in income from library loans
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Budget for Public Lending Right scheme, which pays just over six pence per loan, is already being reduced by 3% this year

Some interesting statistics for authors in this.


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A trail starting with
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But for commercial concerns, the Star Wars saga would have finished on a bleak note. But do sad film endings work better?
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and ending with
Is George Lucas Making His Own Star Wars Fan Documentary to Combat The People vs. George Lucas?


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Nicholas Royle's top 10 writers on the telephone

I suppose I could have posted this in the News of TTA alumni or alumnae thread.


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