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Regular - Some of the sites that
interest us. Perhaps you would like to suggest more?
Encounters, an online gallery of artwork that will amuse, amaze
and sometimes terrify.
All Things Horror
- website devoted to.... well... All Things Horror - great stuff
Ansible - an
award winning fanzine
Arthurian Legend -
fully-researched site which examines Arthurian literature, especially
Thomas Malory's book "Le Morte d'Arthur"
Promote.Com - Fantasy and Sci-Fi Stories and Poems. Read science
fiction and fantasy short stories and poems online.
- film review site - up to date reviews on all UK film releases
Blue Rectangle - BlueRectangle.com offers video book reviews
(book reviews on video).Concise and fascinating insights into a
wide variety of books, by a wide
variety of book reviewers.
and magazine Collector - Book and Magazine Collector has been
serving the needs of book collectors and dealers since 1984. Sadly
B&MC is no longer published.
- a book review and author interview site.
Book 'n Bytes - a science
fiction fantasy and mystery review site - smashing.
The BSFA- a neat place for
The British Fantasy
Society - a favourite of ours.
CADS - Crime and Detective
Stories - superb magazine penned by Geoff
Concatenation - sf review
site run by scientists as featured on Radio 4 book club
The Crime Writers Association
- neat site with news and reviews
Crime and Mystery Fiction Journal
- wonderful site packed with details about crime and mystery fiction
- for fans of historical crime fiction.
Dark Tales - horror and
dark fiction prozine, recommended by all of us at Fantastic HQ.
David Gemmell Legend Award for
Fantasy - new award to be presented in 2009
Men Tell no Tales - good source for books about pirates
The Dinosaur Society
Home Page - for fossil hunters and Jurassic Park fans
Who theme tune - simply because it's the best!
Edge - SF magazine edited by Dave Clark -UK magazine site
Fantastic Fiction -
It has detailed lists of all the books written by each author in
chronological order and by sets. Fantastic for chasing down those
series where Amazon fails to give details on which series (let alone
which part of the series) a book is in!
- still a cracking area
Galaxiki is a virtual galaxy
with over a million stars and solar systems
Golden Age web-site - dedicated to sf of the 1920's - 40's
Gorelets - a horror webzine,
liked the look of this one a lot!
Great SF & Fantasy works.
SF and Fantasy - a critical list with discussions, very nice too!
Society- a useful guide to the genre
Historical Fiction Network
- another useful resource area
Horror writer's association -
another useful site, Stoker award winners listed
The Horror Zine
- does exactly what it says
Books: For digital books on Business Opportunities, Marketing
Strategies, Personal Issues, Health Issues, Computers, Investing,
Sports, Seasonal Items, and even fun stuff like Magic Tricks
The Internet Review of
Science Fiction - looks good, a new one for us.
International Horror Guild.
The International Horror Guild (originally the International Horror
Critics Guild) was created in 1995 as a way to recognize the achievements
of those who create in the field of Horror and Dark Fantasy
The International Association for
the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA)The IAFA is a scholarly organization
devoted to the study of the fantastic (broadly defined) as it appears
in literature, film, and the other arts
Writers - enjoy thrillers then this is a site for you!
SF links page - for everything thats best in Japanese SF
Locus - one of the very best
SF and Fantasy newszines
The Magical World of
Horses. Horse art gallery and short stories by Suzana Stojanovic
Suza, an equine artist and a writer
Meet the Author - see
and hear your favourite author talking about their books - cracking
Mslexia is a quarterly magazine
for women writers with 12,000 UK readers
Mystery Scene - a
great look at crime fiction.
Mystery Writers of America
- another useful resource site
Awards - all you want to know and more!
West SF Resources - good research site
Notes from the
Undergound. A free creative writing newspaper, aimed at bridging
the gap between niche literary journals and existing free newspapers
that have a low quality of editorial content. They publish short
stories, cartoons and original illustrations as well as arts based
The One Ring - Lord of the
Rings movies and rumours
Pan Book of Horror
Stories - a website devoted to the great little, but hugely
terrifying, Pan Book of Horror stories series
Press web site - we publish genre fiction in Premonitions magazine,
also info for writers in small press newsletter "Dragon's Breath"
plus VHS and DVD reviews in webzine "Video Vista".
of the Gods.com - This could have been your typical good versus
evil fantasy novel but it goes way deeper. If you are a Lord of
the Rings or Star Wars fan... You'll become a Planet of the Gods
Quantum Muse - Posting
the finest in sci-fi, fantasy and alternative writing and artwork.
For free. In our sober moments...
Rambles - a cultural
arts magazine, sections on genre books, films etc.
Raconteur - the definitive Robert E Howard Journal
- a pretty good news, reviews site, well worth a look into.
The SF Foundation
- a nice searchable catalogue.
SciFan: Books and links for
the Science Fiction fan - good site to visit
Scifantastic - new
The SF Site - a new one to me
and well worth a visit
Science Fiction Museum and
Hall of Fame - just opened in Seattle
Slugs on the radio.
Highly recommended ,A Bite of Stars, a Slug of Time, and Thou burrows
insensibly into the science fiction short stories of SF's Golden
and Silver Ages. Hosts ELISHA SESSIONS and MARK SINKER and their
astounding guests return for eight weeks to this forgotten motherlode,
once bedrock of the entire field.Download the podcasts at the site.
The SFWA - another good news
SF Crowsnest - a marvellous
website - packed with info and reviews.
The SF Hub - University of
Liverpool web site for SF research
SF Weekly - another new
one and packed with the latest gossip & news
Twilight Tales - a genre
fiction organization that produces a live, weekly fiction show;
offers fiction on the web and has their own line of anthologies
Vault of Evil -
British Horror fiction - cracking little site, packed with facts.
Yard Dog Press - publishers
of the fiction you want to read.
The Zone - science fiction,
fantasy, horror, mystery website - with critical articles, author/celebrity
interviews and profiles, incisive media coverage of books, cinema,
video, DVD, genre TV and lots more.
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Now some bookish sites for you to peruse(also
in alphabetical order)
word Generators: RandomWord.net displays random images and
definition of English words
a comprehensive publisher directory
- does exactly what it says on the tin.
The Ridiculous Book Store,
Inc.- wonderful name for a bookstore
Lonely Planet Books - Find Cheap Lonely Planet and other travel
store - The bestseller book store online - comic, fiction,
business, christian, political, history, humor, cookbooks, college,
travel, childrens, health, mystery, romance and used books.
Books and Collectibles Australia - Australian booksellers
- rare, old, out of print books and collectibles. Antiquarian,
rare and used books from our Australian book search engine, linking
dealers worldwide, to provide you with a massive database of hard
to find books. Books and Collectibles offer an all encompassing
range of collectible books, maps, prints, records, cd's and ephemera
from our huge online bookstore, backed by an online database that
is constantly updated. Featuring a sophisticated book search engine,
we source rare, used and out of print books from all over the
world. Based in Australia, our service offers you the opportunity
to search the stock of book stores worldwide.