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FOR READERS: I Saw It On Television (& Now I Wanna read It)

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FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Lolly Walters: Has TV/film influenced your SFF reading interests? Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome to join it, but please do not reference your own works directly. Thanks! Join the chat: FB:

FOR WRITERS: Building Your Own Worlds

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FOR WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Davina Jamison: How do you go about world building in fantasy and/or science fiction — and how do you avoid letting popular fiction influence you too much in the process? Writers: This is a writer chat – you are welcome to share your own book/link, as long as it fits the chat, but please do so as part of a discussion about the topic. Join the chat

FOR READERS: How Did You Become a Speculative Fiction Feader?

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FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: For each of us, there was a time when we first discovered sci fi or horror or fantasy or paranormal fiction – or maybe all four. For many of us, it was a revelation, and changed the course of our lives. So when did it happen for you, and how? Did you stumble upon Lord of the Rings at a library, or see one of Sherri Tepper’s books in the checkout line? Was it a Steven King book-turned-film? Or maybe seeing your friend read the Twilight series? Or maybe … Read more