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Stuff We Love: 2004 Star Wars novel Yoda: Dark Rendezvous is a masterful look at Padawans

Sean Stewart’s 2004 Star Wars novel Yoda: Dark Rendezvous is the story of not one but two Padawans. Whie is strong in the Force, very much so, but he is tormented by nightmares. Scout is weak in the Force, and that makes her all the more determined…

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Syfy Wire 2017-10-27 11:29:46

For some, The Princess Bride is one of the best fantasy films every made. The American Film Institute ranked it at 88 the list of 100 great love stories, while Rotten Tomatoes has given it a score of 97%. I adored the film, don’t get me wrong. But th…

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Science fiction titan Jerry Pournelle dies at 84

Author Jerry Pournelle, a titan of science fiction, has died at the age 84.
According to an announcement by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Pournelle died on Friday. The cause of death was not disclosed. Pournelle had attended Dragonc…

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J.K. Rowling shares her rejection letters, again proving she’s awesome

J.K. Rowling is one of the world’s most successful writers, with several hundred million pounds in the bank and more awards you can shake a seven-book series at. But you wouldn’t know it from her rejection letters. Rowling’s first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (known in the U.S. as Sorcerer’s Stone), had been rejected […]

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job: The financial reality of writing science fiction and fantasy

Writing novels may not the best way to make a living. A look at the financial reality of authorship.

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