Kickstarter for Documentary about Ursula K. Le Guin

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The Fast Forward team encourages you to take a look at an interesting Kickstarter campaign in progress to raise finishing funds for a documentary about writer Ursula K. Le Guin.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/arwencurry/worlds-of-ursula-k-le-guin

Now, there are a lot of Kickstarter projects out there, but this one seems well organized, by people who know what they’re doing. And, although the campaign has  exceeded its original financial goal (in the first three days!) additional funds are always helpful in the time consuming and expensive ...

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Fast Forward #282 – Interview with Charles E. Gannon

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Episode #282 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now available. The episode features a new interview with author Charles E. Gannon. Dr. Gannon talks about his latest book, Raising Caine, the third volume in his Caine Riordan/Tales of the Terran Republic series. He discusses the evolution of major characters in the books, the complexity of politics in this future world, and his approach to creating believable alien species.

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Everything’s coming up Star Wars!

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So, a very happy Star Wars: The Force Awakens weekend to everyone!

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We actually want to take a moment to remember the original Star Wars movie trilogy – because on December 7, 2015, members of the Fast Forward team were able to attend the Star Wars Readers’ Theater event at the Library of Congress. The event was put together by the ...

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Humble Bundle to benefit SFWA, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

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Here’s a limited time opportunity to get some fine science fiction and fantasy to read at a great price, and contribute to organizations that support  science fiction and fantasy creators at the same time. Humble Book Bundle is currently running a “Sci-Fantasy Bundle” that aids your choice of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (The Givers Fund), the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, or Worldbuilders.

Happy reading!

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Fast Forward #281 – 2015 Interview with Neal Stephenson

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Episode #281 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now available, featuring a new interview with award winning author Neal Stephenson. Mr. Stephenson talks about his recent science fiction novel Seveneves, and how it took several years to develop and complete. He also talks about his lifelong fascination with spaceflight, his reputation for writing strong female characters, and his observations on heroic behavior in disastrous situations.

You can find and watch the complete interview on the Fast Forward YouTube channel, ...

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