Science fiction and fantasy news library July 2011.

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SciFi, a Gateway drug?
20/07/2011. Gollancz, the SF and Fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing, are to launch a digital SFF library, the SF Gateway, which will make thousands of out-of-print titles by genre authors available as eBooks. Building on Gollancz’s Masterworks series, the SF Gateway will launch this Autumn with a thousand titles by a hundred authors. It will build to 3,000 titles by the end of 2012, and 5,000 or more by 2014.

War of the Worlds The True Story
13/07/2011. Pendragon Pictures have launched their movie tour for the U.S. and Canada 2011-2012 for War of the Worlds The True Story, a sci-fi/horror mock-documentary adaptation of H.G. Wells’ alien invasion memoirs.

The Hobbit's got dwarves
07/07/2011. It may not be Warhammer, but Peter Jackson's upcoming movie duology for The Hobbit has now got some nice pictures of a few of the dwarves from the film.

Jack Cloudie (a novel) meets Misty (a cat)
07/07/2011. What happened when Misty (a cat) met Jack Cloudie, a fantasy novel from yours truly, Stephen Hunt? Well, the cat climbed into the crate of author's copies of course. I was lucky she didn't do a piddle on them.

Encyclopaedia of Science Fiction goes online only
06/07/2011. The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, a reference work in the field, will be released online later this year by the newly-formed ESF, Ltd, in association with Victor Gollancz, the SF & Fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, whose support will enable the text to be available free to all users.

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