07 November 2013
On 4 November 2013, the ever-increasing tally of images added to
Encyclopedia Picture Gallery crept past 8000. This
represents more scanning, captioning (by Roger Robinson) and
uploading of book covers than we really like to think about. The
main text's entry and word counts keep rising too; we are now
hovering on the very brink of 4.2 million words, but foresee a long
haul before uncorking the champagne at the 5 million mark.
John Clute and David Langford will be at Novacon 43 in Nottingham, 8-10
November -- not promoting the SFE especially, just hanging
around in the bar. Though fearsome of aspect, they are really quite
We've reluctantly added a plaintive paragraph to the email feedback
form, beginning "Please note that the SF Encyclopedia
is a reference work, not an author contact agency." This is meant
for the all too many readers who want a private word with Neil Gaiman, George R R Martin or (someone who doesn't
even have an entry) J K Rowling.