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Jul 13

The Book Seer | What should I read next

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2015 in Fandomlinks, Literature

Read a great book and wondering what to read next? Ask the famous bookseer. (There’s also another site called What Should I Read Next that works the same way.)

Check it out here.

May 17

Greenwood Sword and Sorcery school…

Posted on Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Fandomlinks, Literature

Compulsory subjects: Magical Creature Biology: – Animal Handling – ability to train and work with all types of animals. – Veterinary – ability to care for a sick or wounded animal – Zoology – study of animals. Optional subjects: Alchemy:   – alchemy – science of magical transmutations -…

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May 9

How Mulder & Scully Got Back From Antarctica

Posted on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Fandomlinks



Have you ever wondered how Mulder and Scully got back from Antarctica?

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Apr 3

25 Great Facts about Children’s Books

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Fandomlinks, Literature

Fascinating trivia about classic children’s books and their authors

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Mar 26

Doctor Who 10th anniversary: Catherine Tate’s Donna Noble’s best moments

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Fandomlinks

Doctor Who 10th anniversary: Catherine Tate's Donna Noble's best moments

Doctor Who at 10: She was the Doctor’s gobby mate, and one of the funniest companions of New Who – take a look at Donna’s highlights in the Tardis.

Catherine Tate’s Donna Noble made such an impression in Christmas special The Runaway Bride that she returned in series 4 as a full-time companion. Gobby, funny and not interested in the Doctor in the way his two previous companions had been, she was a new kind of Tardis traveller – a mate. And a bloody good one at that.

Let’s take a look at her best bits.

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Mar 24

X-Files returns: Summer 2015 on Fox

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Fandomlinks

X-Files returns: Summer 2015 on Fox

During its heyday in the 1990s, The X-Files was one of the most consistently great shows on television. Its deep affection for supernatural conspiracy lore combined with its made-for-fan-fiction partnership between Fox Mulder and Dana Scully resulted in a show that you just couldn’t stop watching…

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Mar 10

NPR’s Top 100 Science-Fiction & Fantasy Books – How many have you read?

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Fandomlinks

How many have you read?

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Mar 7

Jessamy Taylor’s top 10 castles in fiction

Posted on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Fandomlinks

Jessamy Taylor’s top 10 castles in fiction | Children's books

“There are many things you can do with a good castle. Hide in it. Feast in it. Break into it. Break out of it. Plot in it. Live your whole life in it. Fiction is full of castles: on hillsides, in forests, in towns, on clifftops. Castles dreaming in the distance, or castles looming over your head. Castles made of stone, of wood, of ice; with passageways tunnelling deep into the ground, or spiralling high with turrets and stairways. Castles safe and warm, or frightening and oppressive; busy and functional, or lonely and ruined. They’re everywhere, and they are hard to resist.

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I think my favorite is Howl’s Moving Castle. I love how it’s in four different places at the same time. Imagine the possibilities.

Mar 1

Leonard Nimoy dead: Let’s remind ourselves of the Star Trek references in Doctor Who

Posted on Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Fandomlinks

Leonard Nimoy dead: Let's remind ourselves of the Star Trek references in Doctor Who

Leonard Nimoy dead: Let's remind ourselves of the Star Trek references in Doctor Who

About to celebrate its 50th Anniversary next year, Star Trek lags behind that other science-fiction behemoth, Doctor Who. But you’d be surprised to see just how many times that long-running US franchise has mentioned on screen in the UK time-traveling show. Here are some of the finest mentions.

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Feb 15

International Fanworks Day is Here!

Posted on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Fandomlinks

It’s now February 15th in our earliest timezones, which means International Fanworks Day is here! Today is the first annual day to celebrate fanwork of all kinds. Below we have a few things listed that the OTW is sponsoring or connected to.

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