Member News for Jennifer Jackson, Scott Dalrymple, Kameron Hurley, Michael Sullivan, Vonda N. McIntyre, and Cat Rambo.
Archive for December, 2010
Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member @KameronHurley. Read one of her qualifying stories. http://is.gd/jb0iu # Welcome to SFWA's newest Affiliate member Jennifer Jackson (@arcaedia) of Donald Maass Literary Agency. http://www.jenniferjackson.org/ # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Michael Sullivan (@author_sullivan) author of Riyria Revelations (Orbit, 2011) http://is.gd/jbNZk #
Since I so often get questions about the legitimacy of literary contests (see, for instance, my posts of December 16 and December 7), I thought it would be helpful to post some suggestions for evaluating any contests you may be thinking of entering.
Congratulations to SFWA member Scott Dalrymple who upgraded to Active status with sales to F&SF and RoF. #
I had no idea what that book was actually about, or any notion of characters beyond September and the Green Wind. But the book as it exists in the world of Palimpsest presented certain rules, and I always find it wonderful to write confined to a set of rules.
Book View Cafe presents SFWA member @vondanmcintyre's STARFARERS ebook for free in several different ebook formats. http://is.gd/j1mQp #
Sometimes it feels like there are a thousand things to remember when writing a story. New writers who make lists of these things soon begin to drown in them. But I’ve come to realize that many of these “rules” don’t matter.
Industry News and Member News for Jennifer Brozek, Matthew Johnson, David Levine, and Paul S. Kemp.
Every fall, I teach my students Walter Pater’s Conclusion to Studies in the Renaissance. What I’m talking about here is not so different from what Pater is talking about: he says that we need to experience each moment fully, to live with a certain passionate intensity that involves continual curiosity, observation.
SFWA member @MFJ72's story "The Dragon's Lesson" is up at Kasma Science Fiction http://bit.ly/gbCmp1 # SFWA member @daviddlevine's story "Written on the Wind" (from sff.net anthology Beyond the Last Star) will be podcast on Escape Pod. # @SFDiplomat @ian_sales What do you mean that SFWA doesn't recognise critics? Critics can definitely be members. # The [...]