Blurb about the CD-ROM anthology of Hugo and
Nebula nominated fiction and artwork (also includes Vernor Vinge's hypertext
annotations to his novel A Fire Upon the Deep, sound and video
clips of authors and other miscellaneous multimedia).
"Due to contractual restrictions (since there are 60 authors on
the CD) the CD is in effect out of print. People sometimes advertise
copies for sale in rec.arts.sf.written or on places like eBay."
See also the complete
file list (netfunny.com).
[Updated Oct 2001]
A small-press publishing company in Australia, with two books so
far. Relies on animated graphics, frames, imagemaps - a generally annoying
layout. But you can get some information from their page.
"...These authors have chosen to present their work in a new media,
free from the restraints of the printed publishing industry where only one
book is chosen for publication out of hundreds of submissions. We hope you
enjoy these works, not available anywhere else in the world. When you
purchase one of these electronic books, the minimal charge and the
encouragement you provide make it possible for other great books to be
brought to you. If you have a comment about what you see here or if you
have a book of your own that you would like us to consider, e-mail us.
Save a tree, read electronically."
(Teri Lea Chandler,
the Information Super Library,
the Internet home of Macmillan Computer Publishing USA, Macmillan Digital
USA, Macmillan General Reference USA, Prentice-Hall Direct, Simon and
Schuster, and SSI Distribution Services."
"OmniMedia is a leading publisher of high-quality electronic books for
Windows. Both contemporary and classic authors are represented in many
subject areas and genres, with new titles added all the time. Come
visit us and browse around!"
(Jon E. Noring)
"We invite you to visit the Science Fiction Book Club and encourage
you to send us your comments and suggestions... Those who join will
receive five books for $1, a savings of 65% on hardcovers, and a free
This is an e-publisher that keeps a running bestseller list...
"Science Fiction NOW! is a unique interactive 'story stock market' for
SF, fantasy and horror stories.
Readers can choose, sample, read and rate SF stories from around the
country and around the world... your opinions (from our on-line poll)
rate stories, the fates of which rise and fall depending on how well
you enjoy them!
Authors can distribute their work and earn royalties of up to 90%, get
royalty reports on-line, and access reader feedback."
"A small, San Francisco-based publisher of science fiction and
fantasy, we specialize in preserving major works that have fallen between
the cracks of the big publishing houses. Whether we are publishing
contemporary authors like Peter S. Beagle or Jack McDevitt, classic
authors like Clifford D. Simak, Ward Moore, or Stanley G. Weinbaum, or
interesting chapbooks by authors as diverse as James Tiptree, Jr., Mary
Shelley, or Michael Swanwick, we are devoting to bringing you the very
best in the science fiction field."
Uses a few 30K graphics as backgrounds and so forth.
"White Wolf is a company dedicated to redefining the art of
storytelling. Since its birth in 1991, White Wolf has consistently
stretched the boundaries of familiar modes of artistic entertainment,
introducing a whole new level to the horror/science fiction/fantasy
genres. Our creative success began with our now highly popular roleplaying
lines, and has been expanded by our entry into mass market fiction
publishing. Now, we are making our debut in the electronic entertainment
and television industries..."