How 2000 A.D. Changed Science Fiction Forever

2000 A.D. is best known as the magazine that launched Judge Dredd as Mega-City One's top lawman. But it also helped give science fiction some of its greatest creators and weirdest ideas, including launching Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and others. David J. Williams, author of The Mirrored Heavens, The… » 9/21/12 11:11am 9/21/12 11:11am

May's New Books: Football Zombies and Votes for Vampires!

May books bring zombie football players, migrations across deep space, and elegiac short stories. Plus, a Jazz-Age social worker campaigns for equal rights for vampires, and a young man travels through a post-scarcity Gulf Coast. » 5/05/10 2:20pm 5/05/10 2:20pm

How Do You Bridge The Gap Between Two Cool Moments In Your Novel?

What do you do when your novel has a cool moment, followed by another cool moment... but something kinda boring has to happen in between? Your characters have to travel somewhere or make something. How do top authors handle this? » 11/20/09 4:30pm 11/20/09 4:30pm

A Lovely Cyborg Ponders Her Existence, In A Book Trailer That Looks…

Former video-game programmer David J. Williams' novel, The Burning Skies, comes out soon, and his Homeworld collaborator Paul Ruskay crafted this haunting book trailer. A lovely cyborg ponders whether she's inhuman... or more than human. » 5/13/09 12:11pm 5/13/09 12:11pm

This Space Elevator Is The Terrorists' Next Target

Author David J. Williams has premiered some amazing art from his upcoming future-thriller book The Burning Skies on his blog, including this fantastic Phoenix Space Elevator. Click through to see a gorgeous space station. » 4/09/09 4:00pm 4/09/09 4:00pm

Secrets Of Great Characters, According To 6 Science Fiction Authors

Click to view » 10/31/08 1:55pm 10/31/08 1:55pmAmazing stories need great characters. And when you're writing a story set in a futuristic or fantastical world, it's more important than ever for readers to be able to relate to your characters. It's also harder than ever, because your characters' lives and experiences will be totally different than your…

Learn About Future Terror And Space Elevators

In the 22nd century, the internet has been fractured into geopolitical zones, Europe and America are enemies and terrorists have just blown up the space elevator. Welcome to the world of The Mirrored Heavens, the debut novel by David J. Williams that Stephen Baxter is describing as "Tom Clancy interfacing Bruce… » 6/19/08 10:20am 6/19/08 10:20am