Science fiction and fantasy news library October 2004.

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Greg Bear's 'Darwin's Children to be TV Miniseries
26/10/2004. Hot on the heels of cementing development deals with Ridley Scott and Frank Darabont, the SciFi Channel has partnered with Hollywood heavyweight Michael De Luca (Magnolia, Rush Hour, Blade) on his first-ever television endeavor.

US Author Signings Oct/Nov '04
26/10/2004. Terry Brooks, Barbara Hambly, Rosemary Kirstein and Elizabeth Moon hit the signing trail in the States.

Whitbourn joins the JJLA
26/10/2004. John Whitbourn is the latest author to join the John Jarrold Literary Agency.

Fforde moves Forward
21/10/2004. Jasper Fforde, author of the novel something rotten, is interviewed on October '04's Fast Forward episode.

Antipodean SF issue 77 hits the streets
19/10/2004. AntipodeanSF Issue 77 is now available on the web for your perusal and enjoyment.

SpaceShipOne Captures X-Prize
14/10/2004. SpaceShipOne has rocketed into history, becoming the first private manned spacecraft to exceed an altitude of 328,000 feet twice within the span of a 14 day period, thus claiming the ten million dollar Ansari X-Prize.

New Fantastic Four TV Series Coming
14/10/2004. Animated series based on Marvel's Super Hero Team to be available Autumn 2006.

Interaction Revises Attending Membership Rates
14/10/2004. Interaction, the 63rd World Science Fiction Convention, has urged anyone considering attending the convention to become a full attending member now, as new membership rates of £110 will come into effect on December 1st 2004.

Keith Topping's 'A Vault of Horror'
14/10/2004. From Night of the Demon to House of Whipcord ... 80 British horror films which collectively made a lasting impression on the psyche of a nation. Author Keith Topping chronicles the films which shaped his childhood, taking a wry look at their triumphs and failings, their cast and crew, their continuity blunders and their impact on the genre as a whole.

Time Hunter: Kitsune By John Paul Catton
14/10/2004. In the year 2020, Honoré Lechasseur and Emily Blandish find themselves thrown into a mystery as an ice spirit wreaks havoc during Kyoto's Gion Festival, and a haunted funhouse proves to contain more than just paper lanterns and wax dummies. But what does all this have to do with the elegant owner of the Hide and Chic fashion chain... and to the legendary Japanese fox-spirits, the Kitsune?

Horror Writers unite to Fight Cancer
14/10/2004. Beginning on Halloween 2004, four separate horror novels will be serialized online over 14 weeks.

SESFA Winners 2004
07/10/2004. Winners of the Southeastern Science Fiction Achievement Awards announced.

Speculative Literature Foundation Announces Technology Exchange
06/10/2004. Program to recycle old PCs for struggling SFF genre authors.

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