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Futuredaze/Kickstarter Update #4

Is it cheating as a blogger to copy & paste our last Kickstarter update here? Maybe…and yet I’m going to do it because there is some good information there that I think our blog readers will enjoy. Update #4: Futuredaze … Continue reading

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Why SF?: An Interview with Melinda Snodgrass, SF Novelist and Screenwriter

Underwords’ first Why SF? interview is with the extremely talented science fiction novelist and screenwriter Melinda Snodgrass. I first met Melinda several years ago at Boskone, Boston’s local science fiction convention, where she was giving a presentation on writing for … Continue reading

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Introducing Why SF?: Underwords’ New Interview Series

I am pleased to announce that Underwords will be doing a new interview series called Why SF? This series will explore how science fiction has affected the lives of a variety of creative and influential people. Interviewees will range from … Continue reading

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Kickstarting Futuredaze

We’ve set up a Kickstarter project to help raise funds for Futuredaze and to also give people a way to preorder a copy now. Our Kickstarter project is only active until June 25th. If we don’t hit our goal, we … Continue reading

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Announcing: Futuredaze – An Anthology of YA Science Fiction

UNDERWORDS is happy to announce that we will begin accepting submissions for our new anthology Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction, edited by Hannah Strom-Martin and Erin Underwood, which will be published in June 2013. Submissions for the anthology … Continue reading

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Review: Prophets of Science Fiction

TV Series: Prophets of Science Fiction Network: Science Channel Executive Producer: Ridley Scott Prophets of Science Fiction by executive producer Ridley Scott is a new documentary series produced by the Science Channel–a series that hasn’t received any of the attention … Continue reading

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Top 10 Geektastic TV Shows of 2011 – Plus other “Year in Review” Picks

At the end of each year, it is only human to look back over the last twelve months to see what really stood out-both  good and  bad. As lovers of all things Geek, Underwords is taking a look at the … Continue reading

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The Many Mysteries of Charles Tan: An Interview

Charles Tan is the blogger behind one of speculative fiction’s top blogs, Bibliophile Stalker. While much of the content on his site pertains to Philippine speculative fiction, Tan has his finger on the pulse of the SF/F industry. Not only … Continue reading

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Exploring the eFrontier: A Strangeways Interview with James Patrick Kelly

People who know James Patrick Kelly know he’s always up to something clever and new – a sign that we’re talking about a creative science fiction writer, if ever there was one! A couple of years ago, Kelly took the … Continue reading

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NPR’s New Poll: “Best Science Fiction, Fantasy Books? You Tell Us”

Okay, folks, this is it! Genre fiction, specifically science fiction and fantasy, has gone to some pretty terrific places before, but when it goes to NPR…. Well, we all should hitch a ride to see what’s going on. What you’ll … Continue reading

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