Essential Star Trek Novels That Even Non-Trekkers Should Read

Now that we've all seen the teaser trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, we've got a bad case of Star Trek fever. Luckily, there are tons of Star Trek novels that have been published since the Original Series went off the air — and many of them are shockingly good. Thanks to editors like David G. Hartwell and John… » 12/10/12 2:05pm 12/10/12 2:05pm

When crowd-funded self-published novels go off the rails

Diane Duane has written many of our favorite books, including her Star Trek novels and The Door Into Fire. But when she decided to take donations and subscriptions for a sixth book in her feline wizards series, she discovered what many other authors will probably learn in the coming years: a self-published,… » 2/08/11 8:00am 2/08/11 8:00am

What Did Diane Duane Think Of Star Trek: Nemesis?

Novelist Diane Duane » 9/23/08 1:40pm 9/23/08 1:40pm took 's Romulans and gave them a fully fleshed out culture beyond "they're Vulcans who turned into Romans somehow." Her Rihannsu books gave the pointy-eared warriors a complex backstory and a believable world. So we were dying to ask her what she made of the last Trek film, , with its cartoony…