I’d originally planned to post something else, but then I found something more important:

Ari Marmell, author of a number of Magic: The Gathering and Ravenloft novels (among others), on the advantages of writing tie-in fiction.

(via Colleen Lindsay)


Emissaries from the Dead by Adam-Troy Castro. If you want to read a mystery novel that fully utilizes the possibilities inherent in SF, then this is it. And the good thing is, it’s the start of a series (two, so far) of books featuring the thoroughly intruiging Andrea Cort.