Weekend of Terry Pratchett

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This past weekend much beloved author Terry Pratchett was wrapping up the US tour for his latest book, Snuff.  He had a sold-out speaking event at the National Press Club here in Washington, DC.  He also came by the studio and gave Fast Forward an interview, which we hope to post on the website in the next week or so!

Then, on Saturday, Mr. Pratchett ...

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National Novel Writing Month 2011

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It is almost that time for National Novel Writing Month, which begins on November 1, 2011. We all have at least one novel in us, so give it a try. It is a lot of fun, and a transforming experience.

Last year for NaNoWriMo 2010, I wrote the novel Coffee with Thunderbolts, and published it. The novel is in the genre of urban metaphysical, or paranormal, depending on your point of view, and tackles the infamous Mayan calendar ...

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In A Post-Steve Jobs Universe…

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Whether you loved him or loved to hate him, it’s hard to deny that Steve Jobs had a significant impact on the computer and media industries over the past three decades.  Now that he’s gone, it will interesting to see how consumer technologies develop and change in the short term.

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Information About Conventions

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Are you a science fiction fan?  Into steampunk?  Hooked on anime?  Love LARPing?  You might want to try attending a convention, if you haven’t already.  These days there are conventions dedicated to almost every facet of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, from literature to media to costuming to gaming.  If you’re having trouble finding conventions to attend in your region, try visiting the web site con-news.com.

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