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Database of diverse fantasy and science fiction

All Our Worlds is "a database of diverse fantastic fiction, listing 753 (and counting) works of fantasy and science fiction "that demonstrate diversity in sexuality/gender, race, disability, and other aspects." (via Metafilter)

DRM-free audiobook of Eastern Standard Tribe

Blackstone audio has produced a professional, DRM-free audiobook of my 2003 novel EST, a novel about jet-lag, conspiracies, management consultants, crypto-contracts and P2P that William Gibson called "Utterly contemporary and deeply peculiar -- a hard combination to beat (or, these days, to find)."

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RIP, Borderlands Books


San Francisco's outstanding, world-beating science fiction bookstore, Borderlands, will shut no later than March 31.

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2014's best science fiction and fantasy


Locus magazine has published its annual recommended reading list, which signposts the best in science fiction and fantasy from the previous year.

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D20 and 20,000 Leagues ties


These gorgeous 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and D20 ties are $24 from San Francisco's Binary Winter

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Overclocked is now a DRM-free audiobook


My multi-award-winning short story collection Overclocked is now a DRM-free audiobook, courtesy of Downpour.com

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SF/F writers: apply now for Clarion and Clarion West

Applications are open for both the Clarion Writing Workshop at UC San Diego and the Clarion west workshop in Seattle, a pair of legendary, six-week intensive instructional summer workshops for aspiring science fiction and fantasy writers.

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Tardis tea-infuser



Made from stainless steel, possibly larger on the inside than the outside, and $20 from Thinkgeek. (via Geeky Merch)

The Je Suis Charlie Humble Bundle


Name your price for six titles, including the Wil Wheaton audiobook of my novel Homeland, all money goes to benefit the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

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License Expired: an unauthorized James Bond anthology

Now that the James Bond novels and character have entered the public domain in most of the world (but not the USA), David Nickle and Madeline Ashby teamed up to edit "License Expired," an anthology of unauthorized 007 stories for the Canadian press Chizine.

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Chest-burster Creme Egg


A seasonal treat, courtesy of @Ghouliachilds.

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WATCH: Trailer for Haphead, crowdfunded indie cyberpunk series about pro gamers

In one week, Toronto's Postopian Pictures -- the people who brought us Ghosts With Shit Jobs and many other delights -- will premiere their crowdfunded cyberpunk series Haphead (previously):

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To Serve Man: it's a notebook!



Thinkgeek's $13 To Serve Man notebook is a replica of the prop used in Damon Knight's classic 1962 Twilight Zone episode To Serve Man.

Damon was one of my Clarion instructors in 1992 and I had the immense pleasure of the Simpsons Treehouse of Horror episode that sent up his script, on the big TV in the common-room. Damon laughed his ass off, I'm pleased to report.

To Serve Man

New editor at the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Congratulations to Charles Coleman Finlay on becoming the ninth editor of F&SF in its glorious, 66 year history. (via IO9)

Pacific Edge, the most uplifting novel in my library

This utopian story, about a world where people live together without the need for extreme haves and have-nots, is available as a DRM-free audiobookRead the rest

Freedom of speech is now compulsory


A timely reminder from Scarfolk town council.

Tor.com's annual free "Best of" ebook

Every year, Tor.com anthologizes some of the best short fiction from its website in a free ebook, and it's always one of the best sf anthologies of the year -- this is no exception!

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