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Alan Dean Foster: science fiction author interview (video).

January 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Alan Dean Foster: science fiction author interview (video).

Alan Dean Foster, the science fiction author behind many media tie-in novels as well as the fab Humanx Commonwealth Universe books, is interviewed about getting screwed for royalties by Disney after they purchased the Star Wars franchise, his thoughts on the relationship arc between Rey and Finn, and which Star Wars films he liked and […]

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When the Mouse eats your lunch: scifi author Alan Dean Foster on getting ^%^%%$ed by Disney (new interview).

November 30, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
When the Mouse eats your lunch: scifi author Alan Dean Foster on getting ^%^%%$ed by Disney (new interview).

If you haven’t heard yet, science fiction author Alan Dean Foster has experienced the “interesting” situation of Disney refusing to pay him his writer’s royalties owed under contract for his work on the early Star Wars novelisations, as well as a few later novels in the tie-in media field for the Alien/Aliens movie franchise (Disney […]

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Disney to scifi author Alan Dean Foster: Royalties, what stinking royalties?

November 19, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
Disney to scifi author Alan Dean Foster: Royalties, what stinking royalties?

Ah, so, yet another chapter opens in the sad tome of that perennial best-seller, ‘The Author Works for Free‘. The trade body of authors writing in the science fiction and fantasy genre, the SFWA (Science Fiction Writers of America) have just released a statement which they describe as “unprecedented”. The short takeaway according to the […]

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The Sum Of Her Parts (The Tipping Point Trilogy book 3) by Alan Dean Foster (book review).

March 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Sum Of Her Parts (The Tipping Point Trilogy book 3) by Alan Dean Foster (book review).

So here we are then, ‘The Sum Of Her Parts’, the third and final book in Alan Dean Foster’s ‘The Tipping Point Trilogy’. I’m going to have to be careful as I don’t want to give away any plot spoilers. Perhaps a short recap is in order as my reviews of the two previous books was […]

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Body, Inc. (The Tipping Point Trilogy book 2) by Alan Dean Foster (book review).

February 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Body, Inc. (The Tipping Point Trilogy book 2) by Alan Dean Foster (book review).

After the initial excitement of ‘Human Blend’ where the good Dr. Ingred Seastrom and the not so good but streetwise Whispr find themselves on the run from corporate assassins, the second volume, ‘Body, Inc.’, moves the story to southern Africa. In Forster’s vision of the future, it is called the South African Economic Combine and […]

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