Congrats to the winners of the 2012 Hugo Awards!

Tonight, the World Science Fiction Society gave out this year's Hugo Awards and the John W. Campbell Award as part of this weekend's Worldcon festivities. Congrats to all of this year's winners, including io9's own Charlie Jane Anders, who took home a silver rocket for her novelette, "Six Months, Three Days." Here is the … » 9/02/12 8:34pm 9/02/12 8:34pm

Great SF authors share their biggest writing setbacks — and how they…

Any time you read a terrific science fiction or fantasy novel, you're witnessing a great victory. Every writer faces armies of doubts and difficulties. We're at WorldCon, where many of science fiction's greatest authors gather to share ideas and war stories. So we asked some of our favorite writers what their biggest… » 8/31/12 12:00pm 8/31/12 12:00pm

Read a hilariously condescending Time Magazine article about the first …

Time Magazine is putting all of its old content online — including an article from 1939 about fans of science fiction, or "pseudo-scientifics," as Time insists on calling it. (At one point, they even refer to an SF writer as a "pseudo-fictioneer." If you want to see why so many science fiction writers and readers have an… » 3/10/11 3:30pm 3/10/11 3:30pm