Adam West Day Celebration in Walla Walla, Wash.

Walla Walla, Wash., is celebrating the life of one of its own — Adam West — on Tuesday, Sept. 19. When Adam West died on June 9, I honored him on my Facebook page with this banner, so when I heard of this event, I just had to share. In case you’ve been living in […]

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Carrie Fisher to be Honored Over Pizza

The NYC Star Wars Fan Club has organized a tribute to Carrie Fisher tomorrow at Champion Pizza in Manhattan. All fans dressed in Stars Wars attire will get free pizza. Fisher, who played the iconic role of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as last year’s The Force Awakens, died at […]

Travel Reads: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

Are you looking for a definitive list of the best of the best science fiction films? This small, illustrated tome claims to be just what you’re looking for. Stats Title: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die Editor: Steven Jay Schneider Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Apple Press (October 1, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: […]

Travel Reads: Doctor Who: The American Adventures

Written for readers aged 9-12, this collection of new adventures set in the United States pits the 12th doctor against aliens, robots and alien technology attempting to muck up history. Stats: Title: Doctor Who: The American Adventures Author: Justin Richards Age Range: 9-12 years Grade Level: 4-7 Hardcover: 192 pages Publisher: Penguin Group (UK) (October […]

Review: Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe

The 2015 Chinese adventure action film, Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe, is being released in DVD and Blu-Ray this coming week. Based on the 2006 best-selling novel Ghost Blows Out the Light by Tianxia Bachang, it tells a supernatural story with touches of fantasy and science fiction. Summary Hu Bayi is working in a government […]

Fall genre pilots hoping to get picked up

According to The Wrap, the following genre pilots are in the pipeline for fall. ABC Beauty and the Beast starring Chris Egan (Resident Evil: Extinction) – a retelling of the classic fairytale Gotham – A female cop discovers magic in New York City As yet untitled drama from Roland Emmerich (ID4) and Harold Kloser starring […]

Podcast Episode 68: The Business of SF

This week I chat with Jean Marie Ward, a writer and author of both science fiction/fantasy and nonfiction. During our conversation we cover the difference between the two, first drafts, developmental editing, e-publishing, book reviewing, and more. Podcast Powered By Podbean Download this episode (right click and save) Amazon.com Widgets   Mentioned in this Episode: […]