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Who blundered?

April 5, 2005 | 0 Comments

An article on the BBC website today admitted that the coprporation made a blunder over the new Doctor Who, failing to consult Christopher Eccleston before responding to media enquiries last week about him leaving the...

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More McDonald

April 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Another author we’ve been trumpeting, the BSFA winning Ian McDonald has secured further book deals with Simon and Schuster following the great success of River of Gods (which is also on the Arthur C Clarke...

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Poetical

April 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

One of our more unique writers, Jeff VanderMeer, was appropriately given the gift of unusual writing in the shape of a poem handed to him in the form of a paper aeroplane. It gives a...

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Edinburgh author becomes posthuman

April 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

The always excellent Locus posted this story about Edinburgh-based author Charlie Stross ascending to post-human sentience not dissimilar to his own ‘weakly godlike’ Eschaton. It is a very entertaining tale and sadly an April Fool’s...

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Interzone

April 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

The spring edition of Interzone (a pillar of the UK SF&F scene for many years) has a Q&A with author Ian R MacLeod who brought us the very unusual The Light Ages and his recent...

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Quatermass

April 1, 2005 | 0 Comments

This Saturday the digital channel BBC Four is going to attempt to re-create one of the seminal tales of British SF, the Quatermass Experiment, widely held to be the first ever British TV SF. Created...

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OZ SF

April 1, 2005 | 0 Comments

Following up from the recent information on the Australian SF awards that author Marianne de Pierres kindly sent us, I’ve had a very interesting follow up courtesy of Rowena, who is happy to give us...

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Fragile

April 1, 2005 | 0 Comments

As some of you may be aware DC Comics has been printing English-language editions of some of the best European graphic novels in the Humanoids imprint. This week we received Stefano Raffaele’s Fragile: Love Never...

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Kaotica

April 1, 2005 | 0 Comments

If you’ll recall we had a story about a rock metal band recently which featured none other than top comics artist (and enthusiastic skins-basher we’re told) Simon Bisley. Well, my colleague Mike has just sent...

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Phoenix

March 31, 2005 | 0 Comments

No, not the Marvel character but the Phoenix Convention, or P-Con as it is known in fan circles. Padraig writes to tell us that the well-regarded P-Con III now has a website up with the...

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