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I Wrote 150 Porno Novels in Five Years | VICE | United Kingdom

In an excerpt from 'Sin-a-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties,' a new anthology about the porno novels that marked the time, the legendary science fiction writer Robert Silverberg divulges how he and other authors learned their craft writing smut.
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Fandom Is Broken

Fandom Is Broken | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Controversies and entitlement shine a light on a deeply troubling side of fandom.
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The Folio Society wins D&AD Award for Dune | Folio Media Centre |Folio Media Centre | | The Folio Society

The Folio Society wins D&AD Award for Dune | Folio Media Centre |Folio Media Centre | | The Folio Society | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
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Chuck Tingle counter-trolls the Gamergaters who nominated his erotica for a Hugo Award

Chuck Tingle counter-trolls the Gamergaters who nominated his erotica for a Hugo Award | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
This is masterful.
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The Hugo Awards: George RR Martin, Vox Day and Alastair Reynolds on the prize's future

The Hugo Awards: George RR Martin, Vox Day and Alastair Reynolds on the prize's future | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
As the shortlists for the 2016 prizes are announced, writers consider how the genre’s leading prizes can survive the bitter Sad and Rabid Puppies debacle
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The Problem With the True Canon

The Problem With the True Canon | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
There’s no single right way to interpret the stories behind the Marvel or Star Wars fictional universes—and fans need to stop claiming otherwise.
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From Annihilation to Acceptance: A Writer’s Surreal Journey

From Annihilation to Acceptance: A Writer’s Surreal Journey | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
The author agreed to publish three novels in one year—and then things got weird.
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William Gibson: how I wrote Neuromancer

William Gibson: how I wrote Neuromancer | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
William Gibson ‘had so very little idea of how to write a novel’ when he was commissioned to come up with a manuscript
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11 of the best modern sci-fi authors to read this Science Fiction Day

11 of the best modern sci-fi authors to read this Science Fiction Day | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Science fiction is having a moment. Posters for Amazon's serialisation of Philip K Dick's Man In The High Castle have shocked and confused public transport users worldwide, while the hype around Ben...
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Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards and the Battle for Pop Culture’s Soul

Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards and the Battle for Pop Culture’s Soul | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
A battle over diversity is raging in the world of science fiction. And it's a battle for the soul of all popular culture.
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These Charts Show Just How Bad The Problem of Gender Bias in Science Fiction Awards Really Is

These Charts Show Just How Bad The Problem of Gender Bias in Science Fiction Awards Really Is | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Are men better than women at writing science fiction and fantasy books? The major awards in the field certainly seem to think so. And in case you weren’t aware of how widespread the problem is, a groundbreaking new research project has generated some utterly staggering charts.
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How to be a better burglar: Creeping around in buildings with Geoff Manaugh and Jeff VanderMeer

How to be a better burglar: Creeping around in buildings with Geoff Manaugh and Jeff VanderMeer | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
The author of "A Burglar's Guide to the City" says in newer buildings, a good shadow is hard to find
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11 History Books You Should Read Before Writing Your Military SF Novel

11 History Books You Should Read Before Writing Your Military SF Novel | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
So you want to be a military science fiction author. You’ve read the classics from all the major authors, and you’ve got a great idea for a novel. Except you haven’t served in the military, and don’t know much beyond what you’ve seen on TV and in movies. Here are 11 books of military history you might want to read before diving in.
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Satirical erotica author Chuck Tingle's huge troll of conservative sci-fi fans, explained

Satirical erotica author Chuck Tingle's huge troll of conservative sci-fi fans, explained | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Right-wing sci-fi writers tried to delegitimize the Hugo Awards by nominating a writer no one took seriously. Here's how he took them all by surprise.
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You're Whining About the 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Because You're Still a Child and Need to Grow Up

You're Whining About the 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Because You're Still a Child and Need to Grow Up | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Those upset about the Ghostbusters reboot don't seem to understand how movies work.
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The Sympathizer Won a Pulitzer and an Edgar, and May Herald the Great Literary Convergence

The Sympathizer Won a Pulitzer and an Edgar, and May Herald the Great Literary Convergence | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
It's the first novel that’s won both a major literary award and a major genre award in the same year.
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The Multiple Pasts, Presents, and Futures of Nnedi Okorafor’s...

The Multiple Pasts, Presents, and Futures of Nnedi Okorafor’s... | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
"Lagoon" establishes Nnedi Okorafor as the inheritor of the mantle of Wole Soyinka, the celebrated Nigerian novelist.
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The Complete Conceptual History of the Millennium Falcon

The Complete Conceptual History of the Millennium Falcon | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
It's the most famous starship of all time, and as it once again graces the
silver screen we instead travel back in time to tell the story of how it
came to be.
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Exotic Cosmic Locales Available as Space Tourism Posters

Exotic Cosmic Locales Available as Space Tourism Posters | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Fourteen space travel posters of colorful, exotic cosmic settings are now available free for downloading and printing.
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How David Bowie Helped Shape Science Fiction as We Know It

How David Bowie Helped Shape Science Fiction as We Know It | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
From “Space Oddity” to “Lazarus,” Bowie gave voice to the anxiety of science fiction
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The women of 'Star Wars' speak out about their new Empire

The women of 'Star Wars' speak out about their new Empire | Adventures in Science Fiction | Scoop.it
Kathleen Kennedy, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher and Gwendoline Christie talk about the role of women in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'
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