Newcon 5 is postponed

February 9, 2009

From the organisers of Newcon: “Regretfully we’re obliged to postpone Newcon5 (26-27 Sept 2009) until 2010 at a date yet to be fixed. The reason is [...]

Amazon comments on book pricing

February 5, 2009

Not fantasy, as such, but this story has implications on how our favourite books are marketed and sold. From The Bookseller: “ has denied that it is [...]

From the land of Tir Na Nog

February 3, 2009

Warren Paine used to publish titles under the DNA imprint (which included the news magazine Science Fiction Chronicle [founded by Andrew I Porter, who came over to Fantasycon [...]


February 2, 2009

David Sutton, one of the BFS’s founder members, has joined the bloggoverse (or whatever is the correct terminology). His latest posting comments on the so-called [...]

Aetherica is cancelled

February 2, 2009

At Fantasycon last year I picked up a leaflet about Aetherica, a fantasy convention scheduled for June 2009, in the fair city of Chester, especially since the GOHs included [...]

The 2009 Edgar Nominees

February 1, 2009

The Mystery Writers of America recently announced the nominations for the 2009 Edgar Awards. These can be found on their website. The MWA also announced that their 2009 [...]

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #27

February 1, 2009

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #27 presents an entire novel – Operation 1848, by Mike Schultheiss – and includes two short stories: “Orchid Strangelove and the [...]

Telos Angeles

February 1, 2009

Information freshly received from David Howe / Telos: To coincide with Telos’ annual appearance at the Gallifrey convention in LA over the Valentine’s weekend, [...]
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