In addition to our fanzines, the N3F also has been putting out special publications for years. Below is a list of some of the publications available on this site to read or download in PDF form.
To see the entire publication, click on the cover image.
The word “fandbook” is a portmanteau, a combo of fan+handbook, and its purpose is exactly what it sounds like – pointers from veteran fans to new fans.
|1||A Key to the Terminology of Science-Fiction Fandom||1962||Donald Franson|
|2||The Amateur Press Associations of Science-Fiction Fandom||1962||Bob Lichtman|
|3||Some Historical Facts about Science-fiction Fandom||1962||Donald Franson|
|4||The Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund||1963||Len Moffatt & Ron Ellik|
|5||Pseudonyms of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Authors||2010||Jon Swartz|
|6||The Hugo Awards for Best Novel||2013||Jon Swartz|
|7||The Nebula Awards for Best Novel||2016||Jon Swartz|
|8||Founders of the National Fantasy Fan Federation||2020||Jon Swartz and George Phillies|
N3F Fandom Guides
As a follow-up to Fandbooks, the N3F started printing up Fan guides to hand out at WorldCons to welcomes new members in the 1970s. This tradition continues today.
|2005||Ruth R. Davidson|
|2007||Ruth R. Davidson|
Since the 1940s, the N3F has published various index listings. A few available in PDF are below.
|1947||An Index of Various Fantasy Publications||Darrell C. Richardson|
|1948||Scieti-Fant & Weird Mag Index|
|1950||Fantasy Pseudonyms||Arthur H. Rapp, editor|
Other special pubs available for viewing online include the following.
|1986||Neffer a Bad Batch||Cookbook|