Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware The National Writers Union, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have written to their author peers in Congress, seeking their support in encouraging the Department of Justice to continue its opposition to the Google Books Settlement. The text […]
Archive for January, 2010
As part of fixing the process for claiming works, the Settlement Administrator has issued SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE FOR CLAIMING YOUR BOOKS AND INSERTS The gist of it is that authors may now submit a list of their works by mail or email.
Member news for Erin Cashier, Justin Howe and Jennifer Brozek!
Happy New Year, everyone! To kick things off for 2010, we have a great guest blog post from multi-published author Cathy Clamp. The distinction between a wholesaler and a distributor is an important one, especially for writers who want to get their books onto physical bookstore shelves. Too often, however, writers and startup publishers aren’t […]
Literature is all about metaphors–analogies. One thing is like another. Much of literature works by saying, “This thing is like this other thing.” In secondary world stories, how do you handle metaphors?
@mercedesmy Here's the list of SFWA short fiction markets. http://is.gd/5Kotb in reply to mercedesmy # @mercedesmy No problem! Good luck with the contest. in reply to mercedesmy # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Erin Cashier! You can read one of her qualifying stories: http://is.gd/5KrDK #
To answer a FAQ: Yes, any story with Beneath Ceaseless Skies counts toward SFWA membership, not just future sales. # SFWA member @jenniferbrozek has been nominated in the Preditors & Editors Reader's Poll – http://bit.ly/5uGtDG # @tinaconnolly Congratulations! That's awesome news. in reply to tinaconnolly # Congratulations to Saladin Ahmed who upgraded to Active with […]
Member news for Jennifer Brozek, Saladin Ahmed, Tina Connolly, John Deakins, Kassidy Jack Kabza, and Nalo Hopkinson!
Today the board of directors of SFWA unanimously voted to add Beneath Ceaseless Skies to the list of SFWA qualifying markets. This online magazine publishes literary adventure fantasy set in secondary worlds. Issues come out bi-weekly with two stories per issue.
Welcome to SFWA's first Active member of 2010 John Deakins, author of "Barrow." Happy New Year! # Welcome to SFWA's 1st Associate member of 2010, Kassidy Jack Kabza. Read his qualifying story "Billions of Stars" http://is.gd/5Jbwx #