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Science Fiction and Fantasy News

These are the most recent posts about SFF and bookish news, as well as opinions, rants, and other stuff.

Nine Political Books That Change The Conversation
Following news that Simon and Schuster plan to publish an inflammatory commentator, here are nine political books that deserve more attention.
30th December 2016

Penguin Random House Withdraws Union Recognition
Penguin Random House have decided not to recognise Unite and the NUJ as a result of staff negotiations, leaving the publisher with a stain on its reputation as an employer.
20th December 2016

Authors Support Stop Funding Hate
Some authors have had enough of divisive and xenophobic elements in the British press, and are willing to make an ethical stand.
16th November 2016

Over 100 Bargain SFF Books For November
A large number of speculative fiction novels went on sale for the first weekend of November.
5th November 2016

Women In SFF: Indie Edition
A list of indie and self-published women writing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other speculative fiction genres.
19th October 2016

Symphony of War Declared
The second novel in the Kaddon Keys series is available in ebook.
10th October 2016

July Promo Features Over 100 Cut Price SFF Books
Many genre books are available at bargain prices in this July weekend promotion.
2nd July 2016

Over 150 Bargain SFF Novels This May
Over 150 speculative fiction books will be on sale at bargain prices for two days.
7th May 2016

Amazon Finally Makes KU Appealing For Novelists
The new per-page payout for the Kindle Unlimited subscription service makes it a much better deal for authors of longer novels.
18th July 2015

Thoughts On The Sieghart Report On Libraries
The Sieghart report on libraries missed its mark by miles. Yet the real cause of the decline of the UK library network is depressingly obvious.
28th December 2014

A Shout-Out For The Good Guys
When nastiness dominates online conversations about books it is time to appreciate the well-behaved authors.
24th October 2014

Critique Circle: Shaping Fabulous Stories
The appeal of a certain writing critique website. Or, why I have neglected this blog.
4th September 2014