Orbit Links for July 04 2008
Welcome to our latest round-up of links of interest featuring Orbit authors. We’ve got a bumper selection this week, all new content that we’ve found (or has been sent in to us) over the course of the past week:
- Daniel Abraham has been interviewed in the latest issue of Locus magazine, and you can read an intro / excerpt over at Locus Online.
- The Fangs, Fur & Fey LiveJournal community will be hosting a mini-con as part of the Conestoga convention later this month, with Orbit author Marie Brennan and future Orbit authors PC and Kristin Cast planning to attend.
- Marie Brennan took part in a recent online discussion of gender imbalance in genre fiction and concluded that the argument is going to remain largely subjective until someone can gather some meaningful data on the issue.
- Robert Buettner has posted a progress update on his Jason Wander series (books one to three out now from Orbit US, published next month by Orbit UK).
- The Dabel Brothers have announced the creative team that will be working on their comics adaptation of Jim Butcher‘s Dresden Files series.
- Orbit author-to-be Michael Cobley has been to see the Harlan Ellison docu-movie Dreams With Sharp Teeth.
- Kate Elliott really wasn’t at all impressed with the zero-authenticity approach of Mongol: The Movie.
- The latest edition of the Dragon Page Podcast features a full-length interview with Laurell K Hamilton.
- Tom Holt has posted his warts-and-all reminiscences of life in the legal profession over at in lawandmore.co.uk, with an ode to conveyancing thrown in for good measure.
- US comics publishers the Dabel Brothers have announced plans to produce a comic book adaptation of Robert Jordan‘s mega-selling Wheel of Time series.
- Glenda Larke has posted her Denvention events programme, so do say hello if you’re at Worldcon next month.
- Philip Palmer has confessed to moonlighting as a short fiction writer in-between completing sections of his next Orbit title, and has sold a story to UK indie Elastic Press for next year’s New Horizons anthology.
- Brian Ruckley delves into the archives to recommend a selection of books that preceded the Web.
- Over at the Amazon.com blog, Omnivoracious, The Electric Church and The Digital Plague author Jeff Somers, has been telling Jeff VanderMeer about his dystopian vision of the future.
- North American residents can win a full set of Stephenie Meyer‘s Twilight series over at the FantasyBookCritic blog, by entering the email sweepstake before August 2nd.
- Sean Williams has posted a list of his forthcoming appearances, including next month’s Worldcon.
If you see any online articles, reviews or interviews that feature an Orbit author, please feel free to drop us a line and let us know! We’ll happily name-check your website or blog with a heads-up credit in return (please remember to provide us with a link…)