Quick Updates for 2010-04-17

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Resources

  • Texas A&M’s Cushing Library is hosting a sci-fi exhibit.
  • Ekaterina Sedia: New anthology guidelines here.

Member News

  • Congratulations to SFWA member Paolo Bacigalupi who sold French,Polish,&German rights to his Hugo & Nebula nominated novel THE WINDUP GIRL
  • Congratulations to SFWA member Leanna Renee Hieber. THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF MISS PERCY PARKER will be adapted for musical theatre!
  • Congratulations to SFWA member and Nebula nominee Ted Kosmatka whose novel THE HELIX GAME sold to Del Rey.
  • Your Tweets are now archived at the Library of Congress.
  • Congratulations to SFWA member Leanna Renee Hieber. THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF MISS PERCY PARKER will be adapted for musical theatre!
  • Congratulations to SFWA member and Nebula nominee Ted Kosmatka whose novel THE HELIX GAME sold to Del Rey.
  • Your Tweets are now archived at the Library of Congress.
  • SFWA member Shiloh Walker has an amusing article on Booksigning Mishaps.
  • Congratulations to SFWA member John Scalzi who sold “Fuzzy Nation” to Tor Books!
  • SFWA member Juliette Wade has a good post on story grounding.
  • Interview with SFWA member Lori Devoti at All Things Urban Fantasy today.
  • SFWA member John Scalzi asks questions about Orbit’s new short fiction venue. Comments from Charlie Stross & Orbit.
  • Only two spots left at Writers’ Weekend with SFWA members and “gurus” David Levine & Jay Lake, July 22-25, 2010.
  • SFWA member Lisa Mantchev shows off the uncropped version of the PERCHANCE TO DREAM cover art.
  • Congratulations to SFWA member & Nebula nominee Saladin Ahmed who is now represented by arcaedia of the Donald Maass Literary Agency.
  • SFWA member Andrew Burt has a survey on what people think are fair ebook prices.
  • Congratulations to SFWA member Leah Cypess, whose debut MISTWOOD got a STAR in Kirkus. Read the 1st 3 chapters.

Industry News

  • Random House combines imprints to create single unit from Ballantine Bantam and Dell.
  • Victoria Strauss: Publishers, be afraid: DIY book scanning is here.
  • Subterranean is having a 1/2-off preorders sale. Click here for details.
  • Monica Valentinelli: Twitter launches “in stream” advertising.

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