Ray Bradbury Discusses Symbolism

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Ray Bradbury Discusses Symbolism
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In 1964, a 16-year-old Bruce McAllister wrote to 150 authors asking about the symbolism in their work. A number of authors wrote back, including Ray Bradbury.

Anne Rice Weighs in on Twilight Vampires

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Anne Rice Weighs in on Twilight Vampires
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In a post on her facebook page, Anne Rice had some choice words about Stephenie Meyer's portrayal of vampires.

"Lestat and Louie feel sorry for vampires that sparkle in the sun. They would never hurt immortals who choose to spend eternity going to high school over and over again in a small town—anymore than they would hurt the physically disabled or the mentally challenged. My vampires possess gravitas. They can afford to be merciful."

As you can imagine, this pissed off a lot of twilight fans

Sci-Fi Authors Genderswap a Book Cover for Charity

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Sci-Fi Authors Genderswap a Book Cover for Charity
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Five sci-fi authors recreated the cover art of Poul Anderson's Young Flandry after fans raised more than $5000 for the Aicardi Syndrome Foundation.