Brad R. Torgersen Guest Post–”What Value
Locus OnlineBrad R. Torgersen Guest Post–”What Value the 'Traditional' Path?”Locus OnlineA little history: I came of age reading the short fiction of Larry Niven, and fell in love with how Larry was able to tell “big” stories in relatively confined spaces, and because Larry had come up through the magazines (in the 1960s and 1970s) I ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:27 am
The Tragic Demise of Science Fiction's
io9The Tragic Demise of Science Fiction's Greatest Ideaio9... N Malzberg, Fred Pohl, Bob Shaw, Theodore Sturgeon, A. E. Van Vogt, Jack Williamson—and of course Larry Niven, who had a profound impact on me personally, with his many stories exploring the social impact of teleportation on an unsuspecting culture.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 10:28 am
On the Couch with Graham Norton -
Independent OnlineOn the Couch with Graham NortonIndependent OnlineAs for his dream guest (dead or alive) list, he notes: “There are a few I wish I had met, particularly Bette Davis and Lucille Ball and the great raconteurs like David Niven and Peter Ustinov. As for living people, there are so few we haven't had, but ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 4:22 am
Bedford fox hunters ride through an
Roanoke TimesBedford fox hunters ride through an enchanted landRoanoke TimesHis brother-in-law, Mark Woodie, and his wife, Leslie Woodie, and their children, Adam Woodie and his son, Aiden; Josh Bare; Lindsay and Dave Niven; and Hillary and Willie Morris and their children, Liam and Grady. ... Surviving are his wife, Vera ...and more »
Posted on 13 October 2014 | 7:53 pm
Sci Fi Flicks! Some looks back and forward -
Sci Fi Flicks! Some looks back and forwardInstitute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesBut clearly they had to suffer many major losses before finally cleaning up... as did the Kzin in Larry Niven's Known Space cosmos. One of those setbacks was the Chernobyl-like calamity shown in the Kirk flicks. Axanar will be the first of these ...
Posted on 7 October 2014 | 5:27 pm
Thoughts of death and dentists banished, I began to focus on my nascent sunburn.
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 9:04 pm
Third Quarter Winners Announced in
3rd Quarter Winners continue the contest year and Volume 31 of L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future (PRWeb October 09, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12236286.htm
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 12:49 am
The Top 100 Star Trek Episodes Of All Time!
Star Trek gave us six TV series, spanning over 700 episodes, because it's such a rich universe. And a Federation starship is the perfect vehicle to tell unforgettable stories. But which Star Trek stories are the best? To find out, we painstakingly compiled the 100 greatest Trek episodes, from any of the series. Read more...
Posted on 2 October 2014 | 12:32 pm
Niven Wins Impact of Imagination Award
Larry Niven will be honored with the 2014 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Impact of Imagination on Society. The ceremony will be held November 19, 2014 at the Artisphere in Arlington VA. The award was created in 2012 by the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation.
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 2:51 am
Brad Torgersen Collaborates with Writers of
Brad Torgersen has had a very successful career since winning the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest back in 2010 with his story, "Exanastasis" with thirty plus stories being published in the speculative fiction galaxy. The contest is also where ...
Posted on 3 September 2014 | 10:35 am
Red Tide by Science Fiction Writer Larry
A new book by legendary science fiction writer Larry Niven (author of such classic titles as Ringworld and The Integral Trees) is now available for customer pre-order exclusively through Amazon.com. Red Tide is being published by Phoenix Pick/Arc Manor and ...
Posted on 17 June 2014 | 8:54 pm
'Ringworld' miniseries in the works at Syfy
Two classic sci-fi novels are in the works at Syfy. The network is developing miniseries projects based on Larry Niven’s Ringworld and Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End. For Ringworld fans, this news might cause some deja vu. Syfy previously ...
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 3:17 am
Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven Earn Syfy
If winter time feels a little bit like science-fiction utopia for fans, then you'll have to thank Syfy. The cable channel said it's working on two separate miniseries that will showcase two of the genre's biggest names in literature: Arthur C. Clarke and ...
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 6:00 pm