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November 25th, 2013
Episode 14 of 218 episodes
Two big reasons to cheer on this episode. One, you backed us, you really backed us, and we have 12 glorious episodes of the video Sword and Laser authors guides coming next year. Two, author Ann Leckie joins us to wrap up Ancillary Justice! WHAT ARE WE DRINKING? Tom: Yorkshire Gold TeaVeronica: Water QUICK BURNS We funded!! Thank you so much to everyone who backed the Season 2 Kickstarter. We’ll send out updates as we get details on things like add-ons and of course shoot dates and post dates for the shows!Own William Gibson's bomber jacket! Neil Gaiman wrote this fairy tale short film about a girl that can fly Crowdfunding an sf/f mag for teens Singularity & Co. is saving the sci-fi, one pulp novel at a time. The Top 101 Science Fiction Adventures CALENDAR TV, MOVIES AND VIDEO GAMES Guillermo Del Toro's TV series greenlit HBO no longer developing AMERICAN GODS Adaptation Watch: Robert J. Sawyer’s TRIGGERS Optioned for Film, Sawyer to Write Screenplay J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Being Developed BOOK KICK-OFF A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan BOOK WRAP-UPAncillary Justice by Ann Leckie EMAIL Dear Tom and Veronica (and Tom's dogs)Just dropping a quick line to say that I really enjoyed your Myke Cole interview - Myke came across as a really engaging, gracious and humble guy, and I've downloaded Control Point to Kindle so that I can make a start on Shadow Ops.Thanks, as always, for Sword and Laser - I'm afraid that I'm struggling a bit with Ancillary Justice this month, but regardless of how I'm getting on with the month's read, the podcast contains so much discussion of Sci-Fi/Fantasy as a whole that it's a must-listen, each week.All the best from the UKRalph aka slowfox ADDENDUMS This podcast is brought to you by Audible.com the internet’s leading provider of audiobooks with more than 150,000 downloadable titles across all types of literature and featuring audio versions of many New York Times Best Sellers.For listeners of this podcast, Audible is offering a free audiobook, to give you a chance to try out their service.For a free audiobook of your choice go to audiblepodcast.com/sword.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace, the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. For a free trial and 10% off, go to squarespace.com and use offer code SWORD11.Download podcast here!