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  Lawrence BoarerPitchford Launches HARROW'S
Lawrence BoarerPitchford Launches HARROW'S GATEBroadway WorldLocal Sacramento indie-author Lawrence BoarerPitchford has come to market with an exciting new work of science fiction. Harrow's Gate is a tale of high adventure and young love. The author plunges us into a world on the brink of war, where dreadnoughts ...
Posted on 15 November 2016 | 12:56 pm
  4th Quarter 2016 Winners Announced in
PR Web (press release)4th Quarter 2016 Winners Announced in International Writers of the Future ContestPR Web (press release)Well-known contest judges include multiple Nebula and Hugo Award winners such as Kevin J. Anderson, Orson Scott Card, David Farland, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Rebecca Moesta, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Tim Powers, Robert J. Sawyer, and Sean Williams.
Posted on 14 November 2016 | 10:45 pm
  Magic Is Dying in the First Trailer for
InverseMagic Is Dying in the First Trailer for 'Magicians' Season 2InverseThe notion of magic itself actually being in danger of dying out entirely comes from one of Lev Grossman's favorite fantasy influences: The Magic Goes Away, a 1976 book written by Larry Niven. There to, as in The Magicians trilogy, the last bits of ...THE MAGICIANS | Season 2 Trailer | SyfyYouTubeTHE EXPANSE | Season 2 Trailer #2 | SyfyYouTubeall 39 news articles »
Posted on 10 November 2016 | 4:13 pm
  Kirk, Spock, Bones, and Sulu Are ALL Gay Now
InverseKirk, Spock, Bones, and Sulu Are ALL Gay NowInverseThe notion of magic itself actually being in danger of dying out entirely comes from one of Lev Grossman's favorite fantasy influences: The Magic Goes Away, a 1976 book written by Larry Niven. There to, as in The Magicians trilogy, the last bits of ...and more »
Posted on 31 October 2016 | 10:46 am
  Paul Di Filippo reviews Will McIntosh -
Locus OnlinePaul Di Filippo reviews Will McIntoshLocus Online(A more common and allied scenario is “strange alien environment,” such as that in Stephen Baxter's Raft, Karl Schroeder's Virga cycle, and Larry Niven's The Integral Trees.) Classic examples include L. Sprague de Camp's “The Isolinguals” and Jack ...
Posted on 26 October 2016 | 11:40 am
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  Amit Dutta of Upper Hutt to Be Honored For
HOLLYWOOD — Twelve winning writers and twelve illustrators from around the globe—including Amit Dutta of Upper Hutt—will be honored during the 31stAnnual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards at the famed Wilshire Ebell Theatre, on Sunday, April 12th, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 9:07 pm
  New idea for Dyson sphere proposed
(Phys.org)—A pair of Turkish space scientists with Bogazici University has proposed that researchers looking for the existence of Dyson spheres might be looking at the wrong objects. İbrahim Semiz and Salim Oğur have written a paper and uploaded it to the preprint server arXiv, in which they suggest that if an advanced civilization were to build a Dyson sphere, it would make the most sense to ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 7:09 am
  Favorite Quantum Physics in Fiction?
We’ll be accepting applications for The Schrödinger Sessions workshop at JQI through tomorrow. We already have 80-plus applicants for fewer than 20 planned spots, including a couple of authors I really, really like and some folks who have won awards, etc., so we’re going to have our work cut out for us picking the attendees……
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 6:53 am
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  Worldcon attendees: silent auction today at
Greg Bear, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, John Scalzi, and a critique from Nancy Kress. "Tuckerization" is when an author uses a real-life person as the name of a character in a novel. For example, Suzanne Church won naming rights to a character in my novel ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Out-of-this-World Auction At Worldcon
Auction items include Tuckerizations and critiques from SFWA authors like Greg Bear, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Alaya Dawn Johnson (the first she’s ever done), Nancy Kress, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, and John Scalzi; a voicemail recording by Mary ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 8:08 am
  Ringworld author Larry Niven tapped for top
But ask any fan — or writer — of “hard” science fiction who the most influential practitioners of the pure scientific-extrapolation genre have been, and odds are they will include Larry Niven. Niven has just been named the latest recipient of ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:39 am
  Is there a microchip implant in your future?
Microchip implants like the ones pet owners use to track ... but fighting crime should be much easier using chips,” adds sci-fi author Larry Niven, who predicted chip implants in the ’70s. Niven said he supports chip implantation for security reasons ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:02 pm
  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
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  peter_agambar: Ethics change with
peter_agambar: Ethics change with technology. ~ Larry Niven via @geekmommedia #quote #technology #magic https://t.co/qHWuAfGn1R
Posted on 5 December 2016 | 10:16 pm
  acegalaksi: RT @PrinceJvstin: For your
acegalaksi: RT @PrinceJvstin: For your podcasting pleasure, hear @SFFAudio @acegalaksi and I talk about Larry Niven's RINGWORLD https://t.co/e4ptUaDClu
Posted on 5 December 2016 | 10:16 pm
  EverDreamer7321: RT @TheBookTweeters:
EverDreamer7321: RT @TheBookTweeters: ★★★ #DEALS - Red Tide by Larry Niven is JUST $2.99 %! eBooksHabit! Get it now: https://t.co/i0ThtLNyoP #deal #bargain…
Posted on 5 December 2016 | 10:16 pm
  PeterFobian: 15) Larry Niven. The Ringworld
PeterFobian: 15) Larry Niven. The Ringworld series might be my favorite sci fi and helped nurture my fascinati!! with megastruct… https://t.co/mHlUM0wnYW
Posted on 5 December 2016 | 10:16 pm
  CocheseAlfred: I don't have a strong
CocheseAlfred: I d%!'t have a str%!g interest in history.... #LarryNiven #aphorism https://t.co/7u9eo8hxAY
Posted on 5 December 2016 | 10:16 pm
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  Open Question: Larry Niven Known Space
Hi. I am beginning the known space series by larry niven. Im about to start neutron star. What is the best order for the rest? I have seen so many list that conflict with each other. I want to read everything and i don't want to jump from book to book reading a story here and there. Can someone provide me with a detailed list and your thoughts about reading the series in that order?
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 7:37 am
  Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 4:32 pm
  Resolved Question: Has anyone else here read
Just out of curiousity. I enjoyed the book, and wondered if anyone else had too. If not, I highly reccomend it.
Posted on 15 April 2012 | 8:04 pm
  Resolved Question: What page is this quote,
Here's the quote: Boredom is my worst enemy. It's killed a lot of my friends, but it won't get me. When I get bored, I go risk my life somewhere. LARRY NIVEN, Ringworld Even if you don't know the exact page number, if you could just tell me what section of the book it is in would be extremely helpful. Thanks!
Posted on 7 March 2012 | 7:13 am
  Resolved Question: Did Bungie have legal
Posted on 6 August 2011 | 11:28 pm



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