Established in 1969 and based
in Johannesburg, Science Fiction & Fantasy South Africa (SFFSA)
is a club for fans of both science fiction and fantasy. Membership
Annual mini-conventions An extensive library
Quarterly Probe fanzine
NOVA Short story
Much much more!
country members are more than welcome
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The following list of
links is intended to be exclusive rather than exhaustive. We hope you
like these sites as much as we do. Pleaseemail
you have any suggestions for interesting and quality sites.
OF INTEREST IN SOUTH AFRICA
- Science Fiction Weekly
An excellent weekly magazine with SF news, book, movie and website reviews.
- SF Crowsnest
Europe's Most Visited SF Site.
Langford's monthly newsletter. Covers the UK primarily, but contains
news and gossip from all over the world. Comes out within the first
week of the month. Dave Langford is famous for his Hugo collection.
trade magazine for the USA. Monthly best seller lists, interviews, etc.
Most of the meat of its paper publication is not online.
ONLINE BOOK AND OTHER STORES
One of the biggest and best online booksellers. They have over a million titles in stock and deliver all over the world.
- Exclusive Books Online
Books, a South African chain of book stores, also has an online store,
stocking more books than at its physical branches. Books also turn up a
good three weeks earlier ? and delivery to your nearest physical store
Local supplier of all things Anime. Check out their online store, and go and visit their Brightwater Commons shop.
- Critter Workshop
is an on-line workshop/critique group for aspiring and practicing
writers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The way it works is
that you have to critique a number of stories each month in order to
earn the privilege of having your own story critiqued. Your story is
guaranteed a fair number of critiques due to the huge number of
critters out there, some of whom are professional writers. This
workshop is impressive and demonstrates what a valuable resource the
internet can be.
- Writers & Illustrators of the Future
by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983, this is an annual competition aimed at
discovering and publishing aspiring writers and illustrators. We also
have contact with the local representative of this competition, and can
assist with your entry.
TV & MOVIES
official Star Trek site. Daily hosted chats on Star Trek topics, cast
biographies, details of every episode produced as well as upcoming
episodes, the Klingon Compendium, the Starfleet Science Institute, and
- Star Wars
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SFFSA on Twitter @SciFiZa
- SF Site
This is THE science
fiction meta-site. From the "Baseball in Science Fiction" story list to
the "The Society for Creative Anachronism", this site has links to
everything and anything SF!. SF Site also hosts a number of top quality
science fiction sites, a couple of which are mentioned on this page.
- Wikipedia? the free encyclopaedia
Entry on science fiction.