The Morning in Publishing: November 10, 2016

Scott Dutton is working on an updated version of the Star Fleet Technical Manual, based on Franz Joseph’s 1975 Technical Manual. You can take a look at all the work he’s done thus far on his website! Also take a peek at 10 fictional apocalypses, GoodReads choice award finalists, and the merits of the word “smacktastic” below….

If you’re still coming down from the election, here are thoughtful responses from John Scalzi, Margaret Atwood, Chuck Wendig, and Kameron Hurley to name a few…

Take a look (and vote!) for you favorite GoodReads Choice Awards semi-finalists.

The Arthur C. Clarke Center has started their very own podcast! Check out the first episode here.

Cat Rambo shares her to-do notes for finishing her latest book, Hearts of Tabat.

8 best-selling books that prove NaNoWriMo works!

James Davis Nicoll has an incredible idea for a Hollywood screenplay that should probably be titled “Strange Doctor” or something…

LitHub is sharing 10 of fiction’s most recent literary apocalypses with us.

N. K. Jemisin is battling with the desire to use the word “smacktastic” in a book review, and we think it should be allowed!

N.K. Jemisin tweet

Over on NPR, Genevieve Valentine has written a lovely remembrance of Sheri S. Tepper.

Editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden talks about how science fiction helps us respond to our ever-changing world.

Barnes & Noble is talking about the works of Stephanie Burgis and Leanna Renee Hieber!

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