Our Balticon 50 road trip report

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So, the core of the Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction production team went to Baltimore, MD this past weekend for Balticon, a major regional science fiction convention. Because it was the convention’s 50th anniversary there were many special guests, including several guests of honor from previous years. We felt this was a great opportunity to get to talk with some people who haven’t been able to come to the Virginia studio recently. So, we once again took Fast Forward ...

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Fast Forward will be at Balticon 50!

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The Fast Forward production team is gearing up to attend Balticon 50 in Baltimore, MD on Memorial Day weekend!

We plan to set up a three camera “studio” during the convention and hope to conduct a number of interviews for future Fast Forward episodes. Authors, artists, editors and other industry professionals, let us know if you’re going to be attending the convention and are interested in stopping by for an interview.

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Skype chat with Laura Anne Gilman available on YouTube

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In the second of our new “informal Skype Chat” series, Mike Zipser talks with author Laura Anne Gilman about her forthcoming novel, Silver on the Road. It’s the first book in her The Devil’s West series.

These short “virtual” interviews are available exclusively as online content, and you’ll find them on the Fast Forward YouTube channel – though you can, of course, link to it from the Fast Forward website.

This interview was recorded on September ...

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New Interview with Alethea Kontis available on YouTube

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KontisAlethea_Skype_2015Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is now experimenting with posting short, informal Skype interviews as exclusive online content. The first of these is a new interview with author Alethea Kontis. She talks about Trixter, the next volume in her Woodcutter Sisters series. The interview can be ...

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Connie Willis interview, FF#256

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Sorry it’s taken so long to get this month’s episode posted – the production team has been consumed with helping on the SFWA Nebula Awards Weekend.

Author Connie Willis

Finally, however, the interview from episode #256 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction is available to view online. In this episode we welcome back author Read More →

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Bob Eggleton interview, FF #255

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The interview from Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction Episode #255 is now available to view.  This month we feature an interview with artist extraordinaire Bob Eggleton!  In the interview Mr. Eggleton talks about his lifelong fascination with dinosaurs, spaceships and art, and how his painting career developed.  He also discusses working with various media, and why he currently loves to paint with oils.  He even provides some helpful advice to new painters.

Also in the episode:

Colleen Cahill reviews The Crucible of Empire, ...

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