Over at Wired, there's a great piece by former io9 editor Graeme McMillan about the rise of science fiction e-books. And through conversations with publishing insiders, McMillan basically confirms what we already suspected — e-book readers are creating a new boom in science fiction publishing.
There appears to be good news — Random House has made some big changes to the contracts it offers for its e-book imprints Hydra and Alibi.
If you're an aspiring science fiction or fantasy writer, you've probably heard that the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has come to blows with one of the biggest publishers in SF over the past week. But what's all this about? And how does it affect you and your dreams of being published by Random House?
The latest shockwave to hit the publishing world is the news that Random House and Penguin could be merged by their respective parent companies. Instead of having the Big Six publishing companies, we could be down to the Big Five. What will this lead to (apart from John Scalzi's joke that we could get a company called…
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction has joined forces with Suvudu, Random House's science-fiction site, to offer free fiction online — which means you can check out John Langan's haunting story "City Of The Dog."
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