Ginjer Buchanan interview, FF#254

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The interview from Episode #254 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now available to view online.  This interview is with the editor-in-chief of Ace/Roc Books, Ginjer Buchanan.  Mrs. Buchanan discusses the process of creating a print book, from calculating an author’s advance to final proofing.  She also talks about her own career, and mentions some of the influential people in the field of science fiction editing and publishing.

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Jack McDevitt interview, FF#253

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The interview from Episode #253 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now available to view online.  The interview is with award winning author Jack McDevitt, who talks about his writing career, as well as his various non-writing jobs.  He gives some insight into both his Alex Benedict and Academy (aka Priscilla “Hutch” Hutchins) series of books, and discusses both the pleasure and pain of award nominations.

The interview was recorded on May 20, ...

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More interviews online now!

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We’ve posted interviews from the most recent episodes at both the FF website, and on our Youtube channel.  We hope that you enjoy them.

Want to watch Fast Forward without stressing your monthly data plan?  If you live in the US, you may be able to get the video series shown (for free!) on your local cable access channel.  Visit the website http://www.fast-forward.tv to find out more.

As always, thanks for watching!

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Farpoint

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I will be traveling this coming week to Farpoint in Timonium, Maryland. This Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Super Hero and Media convention has been around since 1993. It offers a wide variety of programming and fun. It runs from 2/17/2012 to 2/19/2012.

As I will be an author guest at this convention (Hey, I did write a 2012 book, Coffee with Thunderbolts), this will be a new experience for me. I will be on 4 panels:

1.What to Do with ...

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A Couple of Things I’m Watching

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I thought I would do a Post about tow things that I have started watching recently – one’s a kids cartoon show (Phineas and Ferb) and the other is a British horror series on BBC America (The Fades). Very different but I’ve gotten hooked on them both.

Phineas and Ferb, we (my wife and I) found because of posts in Jim Hines blog and we gave it a try. It’s hilarious  on both a kids level and an adult level. Phineas and Ferb ...

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Ann VanderMeer interview, FF #252

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Episode #252 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is out.  Better late than never!  This month we look into our stack of “unpublished” interviews, and present both Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, recorded at Capclave 2010.  Ann and Jeff were both Guests of Honor at the convention, and were gracious enough to give us a few minutes of their time ...

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