Essays on Children's Science Fiction Film and Television
Through spaceships, aliens, ray guns and other familiar trappings, science fiction uses the future (and sometimes the past) to comment on current social, cultural and political ideologies; the same is true of science fiction in children's film and television.
This collection of essays analyzes the confluences of science fiction... [click here for more]
On every continent and in every nation, animals unrecognized by modern science are reported on a daily basis. People passionately pursue these creatures--the name given to their field of study is cryptozoology. Coined in the 1950's, the term literally means the science of hidden animals.
When the International Society of Cryptozoology (ISC) was formed in 1982, the founders declared that the branch... [click here for more]
Do you want to spread the word of the Old Ones? Why not start with Cthulhu?This brochure is the perfect way to get the non-believers to understand that the end is coming, and it will not be pleasant. This pamphlet is an entertaining prop for your Lovecraftian adventures, specifically those relating to Cthulhu.
This was originally created as a... [click here for more]
Waiting for the Light Waiting for the Light is a breathtaking visual celebration of award-winning landscape photographer David Noton's work to date. A long-awaited exploration of David's images, this book showcases the very best from his extensive portfolio, with photographs from every continent.
David offers amateurs and professionals alike the opportunity to learn about his techniques... [click here for more]
Although life in the Middle Ages was not as comfortable and safe as it is for most people in industrialized countries today, the term "Dark Ages" is highly misleading. The era was not so primitive and crude as depictions in film and literature would suggest. Even during the worst years of the centuries immediately following the fall of Rome, the legacy of that civilization survived.
This... [click here for more]
A Complete Guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel in Print, Film, Television, Comics, Games and Other Media, 1992-2010
This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest... [click here for more]
Master the Elements of the Writing Workshop
The great paradox of the writing life is that to be a good writer, you must be both interested in the world around you and comfortable working in solitude for hours on end. Fiction Writer's Workshop, Second Edition, is designed to help you foster a strong sense of independence—of being and thinking on your own, of becoming self-evaluative without... [click here for more]
Starve Better offers practical advice for making a living as a writer. In Apex Publications' survival guide, Nick Mamatas touches on both craft and business.
Starve Better makes no promises of making you a bestselling author. It won't feed aspiring writers' dreams of fame and fortune. This book is about survival: how to generate ideas when you needed them yesterday, dialogue and plot... [click here for more]