In which we talk about awesome women, excellent short stories, and make Alisa throw away a book! Our pet topic is film-to-book, book-to-film and why you'd want to move a story from format to format.
The Winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2010
FemSpec: announcement of new feminist press - http://aqueductpress.blogspot.com/2010/09/new-feminist-press.html
365 Days of Women Writers blog: http://365daysofwomen.wordpress.com/
New podcast: Helen Merrick and Tama Leaver http://pangalacticinterwebs.posterous.com/episode-1-shownotes
What have we been reading/listening to?
Tansy: Diana Comet, Zombies v. Unicorns
Alisa: Watching: Moon. Listening: Bad Film Diaries (discussion on "identify") also first ep of Pangalactic Interwebs (livejournal...). Embargoed Reading :( sigh. For Aurealis Awards and TPP 2011 Toss out for the week: Succubus in the City
Alex: Subterranean (spring and summer), Is Anybody out There? (ed. Nick Gevers and Marty Halpern), Glitter Rose, Marianne de Pierres.
book --> film --> book
- why make films of books?
- what makes a good film adaptation?
- conversely, why make books of films, why do they get less attention, can they be as good as the film?
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