All Systems Go: Star Trek Magazine Set to Launch!

Source: StarTrek.com Lifting off on August 22, 2006, Titan magazines will be venturing into a new and unexplored territory — the U.S. market. Their mission is simple: to take you further into the Star Trek universe than ever before by seeking out all the latest news and updates, and to voyage into uncharted dimensions of […]

Official Publishing of Star Trek TV Scripts

Announcement from Roddenberry.com at CafePress.com Limited Edition Script for the Original Star Trek Pilot Episode ‘The Cage’ Marks Launch of Publishing Endeavor to Include Scripts and Limited Edition Merchandise From the Entire Star Trek Television Franchise Roddenberry.com and CafePress.com announced today a publishing partnership that will bring the original scripts for the Star Trek TV […]

The 4400 To Be Put To Novels

Submitted by: Sevens (SoSF Staff Reporter) Scott Nance at SyFy Protal is reporting that Pocket Books will be doing a series of novels based on “The 4400″ television program. “Hopefully by the time I get back to New York, I’ll have a contract for ‘The 4400,’” Executive Editor Margaret Clark told SyFy Portal in an […]

Harry Potter Book & Movie News

Submitted by: Kyle Nin (SoSF Staff Reporter) Casting news for the next Harry Potter movie: Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange will be played by Helena Bonham Carter as Helen McCrory who played her in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix would heavily pregnant when the movies gets filmed. Apple Brook will portray Magical Creatures […]

Literary News From Locus Online

Awards News Winners of the first Carl Brandon Society Awards are Walter Mosley and Susan Vaught. Mosley’s novel 47 receives the society’s “Parallax Award” for works of speculative fiction created by people of color; Vaught’s YA novel Stormwitch receives the society’s “Kindred Award” for works of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity. […]

Manchee On Hand To Sign At Book Expo America

William Manchee will appear at Book Expo America to launch his new Stan Turner Mystery, Cactus Island. Bill will sign his new Stan Turner Mystery, Cactus Island, Volume 7. In this novel Stan is called out to Possum Kingdom Lake in Central Texas where a boy scout has been killed in a tragic Jeep accident. […]

Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary

Submitted by: Cougar (SoSF Staff Reporter) DK Books, the recognized leader of Star Wars guide books has announced that they will be releasing “Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary” in October 2006. This massive edition will take the existing four dictionaries, combine them into one all encompassing volume, adding new material and expansion of past […]

Literary Star Wars for 2006

Submitted by: Cougar (SoSF Star Wars Reporter) The Del Rey Star Wars novels of 2006 move into unexplored territories of the Expanded Universe timeline, from a story of one of the most important Sith of ancient times to new adventures set after The New Jedi Order. For a complete listing of titles and release dates […]

Buck Gets Rescucitated

Walter Koenig’s 1988 novel “Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot” gets new life breathed into it eighteen years after its original publication. Coscom Entertainment Book Publishers. an eBook and traditional print publishing firm, feels there is a new audience for this imaginative story about humans struggling to survive after a devastatingly destructive alien invasion and has […]

Author Earns Warm Reception For Sci-Fi Novel

Written By: Angie Jeffrey (News-Times Correspondent) Submitted by: Lesmond Brookfield resident Carol Frei began writing age 13, when she was growing up in Port Washington, Long Island, N.Y. She began suffering from depression when she was 15, and found “writing was very therapeutic and cathartic for me.” In January, she reached an important milestone in […]

Ten Pages A Day

Source: The Australian Written By: Rosemary Neill Submitted by: Lesmond “The more you torture your characters, the more people are going to worry for them,” Margo Lanagan says with a chuckle. Certainly, subjecting a female protagonist to a hot, slow death in a tar pit has done wonders for her literary career. This is the […]

Rowling Preparing for Final Harry Potter Book

Source: Coming Soon Submitted by: Kyle Nin Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has updated her official website with a note saying that she’s getting ready to write the seventh and final book in the popular series. “For 2006 will be the year when I write the final book in the Harry Potter series,” she says. […]