Posted on 08/29/2019 at 09:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A long-running science-fiction award has a new name this year. The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is...

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Posted on 08/24/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This is your last weekend to watch Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin through PBS. (Unless, of course, you work...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations (again) to the winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards — what are they going to do next? If they’re...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Chicago-area fans without plans this afternoon (or with boring plans) — consider swinging by Waukegan. Specifically, the city is hosting...

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Posted on 08/19/2019 at 08:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to this year's Hugo Award winners! The celebration of the best work in science fiction and fantasy took place...

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Posted on 08/16/2019 at 01:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you’re writing science-based fiction, handling facts can be tricky. That’s true whether you’re looking to invent a new reality...

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Posted on 08/14/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest has a new post on how to write a science-fiction novel, but the simplicity of that title undersells...

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Posted on 07/22/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today we're interviewing author C.N. Lesley, who writes science fiction and fantasy. Elizabeth Hull, writing under the byline of C.N....

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Posted on 07/20/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We stumbled upon a wonderful piece of writing advice from Anton Chekhov that seemed appropriate to share today: “Don’t tell...

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Posted on 07/20/2019 at 07:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a great day to be a space geek — today marks fifty years since we landed on the moon....

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