Fran Wilde took home the Andre Norton award for her novel Updraft last night, which makes us think that we’ll see her on an award ballot again before too long for her latest novella, The Jewel and Her Lapidary.
Tor.com published some fantastic stories in 2015, and they’ve collected the best of them into one volume, Some of the Best of Tor.com: 2015 Edition, which is now available as a free download!
How could The Winds of Winter get published just three months after George R.R. Martin finishes it? Over at Tor.com, there’s a great breakdown of why book production generally takes a year, and how they might streamline it for A Song of Ice and Fire.
Tor.com has been a terrific market for short fiction since it launched in 2008, and it’s been open to over-the-transom stories from new writers that whole time. But starting Jan. 7, that’s going to change.
This week’s stories are about the necessity of resistance. Resisting the pull of depression, government control, or temptation by an apple.
This week’s stories are about transformations born out of joy, fear, loneliness, pain, and the fierce fire of retribution.
This week’s stories are about dying languages, about the stuff of dreams crossing on over—and about how the world can come to an end more than once.
Tor.com has been publishing short fiction on its website for years, but now Tor’s online publisher is moving into books in a big way, with short novels. And we’ve got the first look at their four launch titles. Nnedi Okorafor goes into space! Paul Cornell writes witches! And more! Check out the covers and synopses…
Tor.com is moving aggressively into publishing novellas (or short novels) in e-book format, and they just announced their first list of titles. But why is Tor.com (and everybody else) so convinced that shorter is better for e-books? Editorial assistant Carl Engle-Laird explains.
If you're looking for something fun to put on your Kindle or other e-reading device, Tor.com has just published their annual collection of some of their best stories. You can read them all for free on the web, sure, but now they're in a handy free ebook.
If you've been enjoying the stories and novellettes over at Tor.com, then you'll be stoked to hear that Tor.com is starting its own book imprint, focusing on e-books and print-on-demand volumes. This means a lot more novellas and shorter novels in the same vein as those short stories.
Major Spoilers For Everything! Over at Tor.com, there are spoilers for every science fiction and fantasy book ever published. You have been warned.
Tor.com is celebrating its fifth birthday with a gift for all of us science fiction fans: all of the original stories published on the site over the last five years collected in a single ebook. Happy birthday, Tor!
My story "Intestate" is up now at Tor.com — it's one of the weirdest things I've ever written, sort of an attempt to do something like The Royal Tenenbaums except with mad science.
Your commute to work needs more post-apocalyptic heroic songs and interstellar voyaging. Tor.com has you covered, with a nifty free e-book collecting "Some of the Best from Tor.com." It includes stories by Michael Swanwick, Yoon-Ha Lee, Harry Turtledove, Paul Park, Nnedi Okorafor, and myself. You can pre-order the…
You might think there's a limit to how weird Rudy Rucker or Bruce Sterling can get, but when they team up, their combined weirdness limit rises exponentially. Witness their strange, unsettling — and highly quotable — story "Good Night, Moon."
Tor.com is much more than the online wing of fabled scifi publisher Tor - it's an SF fiction magazine as well as a terrific lit blog. And now it's branching out into next-wave publishing with a line of print-on-demand books.
Tor.com may be the website of one of science fiction's biggest publishers, but their blog has tried to promote good books regardless of the publisher. And now they're extending this "agnostic" approach to their new online store, with fascinating results.
Over at Tor.com, Douglas Cohen has a great explanation for why your friends who only read fantasy - the ones who don't like a book unless it's got dragons and swords - will like Frank Herbert's classic space epic Dune.