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Picked up a new SF blog - meme therapy

Meme Therapy: Underrated Science Fiction Writers


Another SF Book Review Site

Fantasybookspot s

SF Review Blog

The Bodhisattva

A little self-important, but some good stuff

Great Science-Fiction & Fantasy Works: Site Organization

Trailer for Nicholas Cage's Ghostrider

Apple - Trailers - Ghost Rider


I've been sifting through market lists and the like and found a few interesting links

  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop Newsletter


  • Hatrack River Writers Workshop
  • These looks very useful

    Writing Speculative Fiction, by Mary Soon Lee and Speculative Fiction Markets.

    Online Editing Site, kinda odd

    Science Fiction Book Editor


    Lists at The Black Gate

    Rich Horton's Virtual Best Short Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year: 2005

    Still more

    The John W. Campbell Award

    More Awards

    The Theodore Sturgeon Award

    World Fantasy Awards

    World Fantasy Convention


    It'd be nice if they had more recent stuff online, but an important site nonetheless.

    The New York Review of Science Fiction


    Very interesting writer/fan website

    The Preditors & Editors Readers Poll

    An SF publishing Market site

    Ralan's Webstravaganza -

    A worthwhile discussion at Metafilter

    Best Sci-Fi anthology? | Ask MetaFilter


    Blogger Kuro5hin lists his favorite SF.

    A Review of Contemporary Science Fiction ||


    A cyberpunk resource

    Welcome to Voidspace

    Great idea, and they seem to be pulling it off.

    365 tomorrows

    Ellison short stories and older space stories

        I read Harlan Ellison's "Repent Harlequin!" Said the Ticktock Man (1965) and I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (1967) last week from the 1992 "Super Hugos" in which voters chose them as two of the best SF short stories of all-time. I really liked the idea behind the anti-authoritarian/anti-meaningless life 'Harlequin', but I did not think it was that interesting or outstanding. There must be a half-dozen Bradbury stories alone that I like better. 'I have no mouth' was a much better story, and ironically a singularity/artificial intelligence story that is right out of the new stories of Stross & Vinge, but I still can't think of it as one of the best I've ever read. I'll check out his other most-revered story Jeffty is Five shortly.
        On the other hand, I read Bester's short novel, The Stars My Destination (1956), and Cordwainer Smith's novelette Scanners Live in Vain (1950) and both were tremendous. Both took pre-Mercury concepts of space and the nature of the future and explored them with outstandinging stories.
        I've started reading Heinlein's Starship Troopers and will pick up The Moon is a Harsh Mistress as I work my way through some SF I've gotta read if I expect to have some idea what I'm talking about.

    Close to my heart

    Libertarian Futurist Society: Prometheus Awards


    Want to read this one.

    Emerald City: Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Reviews - #129 - David Marusek's Counting Heads.


    The Top Britsh SF Award

    the Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlists

    Another good Amazon SF list So You'd Like to... (live) mind bending Sci-Fi

    An excellent list of scifi books that didn't win the rocket. So You'd Like to... know what's worth reading amongst the Hugo also-rans

    Guilty as charged

    CTL+ALT+DEL Comic from George R.R. Martin's Official Website

    Adding authors over the next few days - obvious starting point.

    Home Page - The Tolkien Society and J. R. R. Tolkien - Wikipedia.

    An author whose name I've seen all over.

    Dan Simmons - Author's Official Web Site


    Found this cool dictionary looking for the origin of the term "organlegger".

    Dictionary citation for organlegger from Double-Tongued Word Wrester Dictionary


    Great Australian SF site

    Voyager Online: For lovers of Science Fiction and Fantasy


    Tangent's Back!

    Tangent Online - Short Fiction Review

    A good trailer, we'll see.

    Lady in the Water


    Cyberpunk becomes reality dept. overwhelmed

    Wired 14.05: The RFID Hacking Underground

    The great Singularity debate

    Between the Lines |

    These guys linked to us! Our first of many if things work out.

    SCIFIPUNDIT...Blog me up Scotty

    Science Fiction Slush Pile Readers blog

    The Slush God Speaketh

    Cory Doctorow in Salon

    Themepunks - Chapter 1


    Stories not to write

    Strange Horizons Fiction Submission Guidelines: Stories We've Seen Too Often

    One of the top Fantasy Magazines

    Realms of Fantasy

    A top fansite for the best show on TV.


    Cyberpunk Movie/TV/Game Reviews

    Not a bad site at all -


    An excellent fantasy list

    VanderWorld: MY 64 FAVORITE FICTIONS


    A classic

    "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut


    The best video you'll see today.

    YouTube - NIN to Mars

    Useful Firefly Wiki - Firefly.HomePage

    Hugo-nominated story online/download.

    Burn by James Patrick Kelly.

    Sci-Fi Podcasts

    Escape Pod ยป Free Hugo Nominated Works


    May send my little story to this one.


    An entertaining and opinionated discussion of how to intro someone to SF.

    Pick the best science fiction book for the uninitiated... | Ask MetaFilter


    Ran across this one.

    science fiction magazine - scifidimensions

    Kelly Link won the Nebula for Novella and Novellette.

    Kelly Link - Wikipedia and Read them - Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link and The Faery Handbag by Kelly Link.

    The Nebula Awards were this weekend.

    Locus Online News: Nebula Awards Winners

    This is a new sci-fi wiki.

    Main Page - SCIFIPEDIA

    An impressive collection of links

    Locus Online: Links Portal


    A film of a Terry Bisson short story.

    YouTube - They are made out of meat

    Han shot first.

    Star Wars: Episode IV | This September: Original Unaltered Trilogy on DVD


    Another Harlan Ellison Interview

    Grand master of fabulism

    Really entertaining list

    Happy Fun Pundit: Top 10 Things I Hate About Star Trek


    A good Top 10 scifi film list

    Top 10 sci-fi films in the Guardian

    What I'm Reading:

    Listening To:

    Recent Favorite:
    Halting State by Charles Stross

    Specfic Reviewer Blogroll
    7 Foot Shelves
    The Accidental Bard
    A Boy Goes on a Journey
    A Dribble Of Ink
    A Hoyden's Look at Literature
    Adventures in Reading
    The Agony Column
    Andromeda Spaceways
    The Antick Musings of G.B.H. Hornswoggler, Gent.
    Ask Daphne
    Australia Specfic In Focus
    Author 2 Author

    Barbara Martin
    Bees (and Books) on the Knob
    Bibliophile Stalker
    The Billion Light-Year Bookshelf
    Bitten by Books
    The Black Library Blog
    Blog, Jvstin Style
    Blood of the Muse
    The Book Bind
    The Book Smugglers
    The Book Swede
    Breeni Books

    Cheaper Ironies [pro columnist]
    Cheryl's Musings
    Critical Mass
    The Crotchety Old Fan

    Damien G. Walter
    Danger Gal
    Dark Wolf Fantasy Reviews
    Darque Reviews
    Dave Brendon's Fantasy and Sci-Fi Weblog
    Dear Author
    The Deckled Edge
    Dragons, Heroes and Wizards
    The Discriminating Fangirl
    Dusk Before the Dawn

    Enter the Octopus
    Eve's Alexandria

    Fantastic Reviews
    Fantastic Reviews Blog
    Fantasy Book Critic
    Fantasy Cafe
    Fantasy Debut
    Fantasy Book Reviews and News
    Fantasy and Sci-fi Lovin' Blog
    Feminist SF - The Blog!
    The Fix
    The Foghorn Review
    Frances Writes
    From a Sci-Fi Standpoint
    Fruitless Recursion

    The Galaxy Express
    The Gamer Rat
    Genre Reviews
    Graeme's Fantasy Book Review
    Grasping for the Wind
    The Green Man Review

    Highlander's Book Reviews
    The Hub Magazine
    Hyperpat's Hyper Day

    Ink and Keys

    Jumpdrives and Cantrips

    Lair of the Undead Rat
    League of Reluctant Adults
    Literary Escapism

    Michele Lee's Book Love
    The Mistress of Ancient Revelry
    MIT Science Fiction Society
    Monster Librarian
    More Words, Deeper Hole
    Mostly Harmless Books
    My Favourite Books

    Neth Space
    The New Book Review

    OF Blog of the Fallen
    The Old Bat's Belfry
    Outside of a Dog

    Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
    Piaw's Blog
    Post-Weird Thoughts
    Publisher's Weekly

    Realms of Speculative Fiction
    Reading the Leaves
    Reviewer X
    The Road Not Taken
    Rob's Blog o' Stuff
    Robots and Vamps

    Sandstorm Reviews
    Sci Fi Wire
    Sci-Fi Fan Letter
    Sci-Fi Songs [Musical Reviews]
    The Sequential Rat
    Severian's Fantastic Worlds
    SF Diplomat
    SF Gospel
    SF Revu
    SF Signal
    SF Site
    SFF World's Book Reviews
    Silver Reviews
    Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
    Speculative Fiction
    Speculative Fiction Junkie
    Speculative Horizons
    The Specusphere
    Spiral Galaxy Reviews
    Spontaneous Derivation
    Sporadic Book Reviews
    Stella Matutina
    The Sudden Curve
    The Sword Review

    Tangent Online
    Tehani Wessely
    Temple Library Reviews [also a publisher]
    True Science Fiction

    Urban Fantasy Land

    Vast and Cool and Unsympathetic
    Variety SF

    Walker of Worlds
    Wands and Worlds
    The Wertzone
    With Intent to Commit Horror
    WJ Fantasy Reviews
    The World in a Satin Bag

    Young Adult Science Fiction

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