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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been my favorite so far. The book’s darker themes and more adult intrigues appealed to me. That said, the film is, well, lacking. While the tried and true cast performed much as expected, and the special effects, soundtrack and visual theme are phenomenal (excepting occasional editing and continuity goofs), the sixth installment in the Harry Potter chronicles was simply flat.

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Twitter Updates for 2009-07-24

http://bit.ly/LEIyA Suggest the most infectious fantasy you can as we work to conquer the world…. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Fascinated by People on the Fringe: John Mantooth

Usually, I have to find the ending through draft after draft, but not this time. I was driving through South Alabama (on the way to Disney World) with my family a few summers ago and saw an ancient looking water tower. Immediately, I thought: What if some kids find something in the water tower?

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Con Report: Otakon 2009

Three days at Otakon 2009, with costumes, AMVs, and more . . .

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News: Campbell Awards Ceremony

This year’s finalists were a tough group, and the committee ended up with a tie for the award, shared between Cory Doctorow for Little Brother, a young adult novel about a young man’s fight against an overweening government, and Ian R. MacLeod for Song of Time, deals with a dying woman’s attempts to preserve her life’s memories and her interaction with a young man she’s rescued from the sea.

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Writing At WorldCon

If you’re an aspiring writer attending this year’s WorldCon, Anticipation in Montreal, are you considering the writers workshops they’re offering this year? Your deadline to register for them is approaching fast.

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Listening to Sane People Is No Use at All: Catherine J. Gardner

We all know there are fairies at the bottom of the garden, don’t we? It would be nice to think most people at least hope there are. The saying ‘away with the fairies’ would be well placed here, I think. The thought made me smile anyway.

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Twitter Updates for 2009-07-15

One of our Fantasy Magazine authors is running a contest, w/ prizes: http://bit.ly/8qesS # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Charles N. Brown, 1937-2009

Locus publisher, editor, and co-founder Charles N. Brown, 72, died peacefully in his sleep July 12, 2009 on his way home from Readercon. Charles Nikki Brown was born June 24, 1937 in Brooklyn NY, where he grew up. He attended the City College of New York, taking time off from 1956-59 to serve in the […]

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Twitter Updates for 2009-07-09

New twitterzine @7×20 Speculative (no horror) and literary fiction and poetry. You should be able to guess length limit. 😉 # So true! RT @catephoenix When I’m writing I want to edit, and when I’m editing I want to write. However, when I twitter I want to twitter. # Powered by Twitter Tools.