It’s actually impossible to sum up the huge contribution to genre publishing of David G. Hartwell, who died today according to Locus. He discovered countless great authors and industry professionals, and he edited Frank Herbert’s Children of Dune and Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun. Hartwell is simply irreplaceable.
Most people would agree that NASA has a bit of an image problem lately... the agency that put humans on the moon and probes throughout the solar system needs a bit of a boost.
So you've written the greatest science fiction novel in the universe. Congratulations! So how do you turn this towering achievement into the fame and fortune your genius deserves? We went to the "Ask A Pro" panel at WisCon to find out.
A panel of science fiction writers and editors recently met at a publishing conference to discuss how blogs and internet marketing have affected the publishing industry and what their impact will be going forward.
Why is Tor Books arguably the most successful science fiction publisher in the world? A new piece in Reason magazine offers two competing explanations. It's because Tor publishes a lot of books that argue for individual freedom and against government. Or it's because Tor avoids the editing-by-committee structure of…