Amazon comments on book pricing

05/02/2009

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

From the land of Tir Na Nog

03/02/2009

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 [...]

Out-Bloody-Rageous

02/02/2009

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

02/02/2009

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

01/02/2009

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

01/02/2009

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

01/02/2009

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

The savage sword of Obama

01/02/2009

OK, I’m not sure how true all of this is, but I really hope it is. Not only do we have a black man as President of the United States, he reads comics. The story can be [...]
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