SFWA member @Keffy's story "Advertising at the End of the World" is this week's Escape Pod episode. http://bit.ly/heFWnw # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Rhiannon Held, author of SILVER (Tor, 2012) # Odyssey Writing Workshop Announces Its 16th Summer Session http://bit.ly/eOHa82 # SFWA member @Norilana offers a "Hilarious parody NORTHANGER ABBEY AND DRAGONS by [...]
Archive for December, 2010
Rachel Swirsky was nominated for her novelette “A Memory of Wind”. Instead of asking that tired question of why you became a writer, I’m curious if there were ever any moments in your writing career where you were tempted to set it aside for a while and do something else? If so, what kept you [...]
Resources and Member News for Laurie Tom, Stephen Blackmoore, Anne Nesbet, David Levine, N. K. Jemisin, Seanan McGuire, Catherynne Valente, Ted Kosmotka, and Allan Cole.
Since its founding in 1996, Odyssey has become one of the most respected workshops in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror writing community. Odyssey is for developing writers whose work is approaching publication quality and for published writers who want to improve their work. The six-week workshop combines advanced lectures, exercises, extensive writing, and in-depth feedback on student manuscripts.
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I’ve been getting questions about a brand-new writers’ contest: the 2011 Indie Publishing Contest, sponsored by (among others) the San Francisco Writers Conference.
Write, Win AND Publish!
New ‘Indie Pub…
SFWA member @nkjemisin is on the air now for Hour of the Wolf. WBAI 99.5 FM # Excellent post by SFWA member @Keffy on the first impressions stories make to a slush reader. http://is.gd/iqEuX # SFWA member @seananmcguire sold 2 more October Daye books to DAW, titles ASHES OF HONOR and THE CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT. [...]
Amazon.com is now offering BookScan information to authors enrolled in their Author Central program. For authors, previously one had to subscribe to BookScan or to get their sales numbers through their agents or publishers. Amazon says: We’re happy to announce that – for the first time ever – authors can see weekly sales trends of [...]
The truth of “information wants to be free” is obvious to anyone who works in informatics. But it’s ignored time and again. It’s ignored by record companies trying to prevent music downloads, by startups trying to enforce embargoes on tech news, by the US government trying to share secrets with thousands of people and yet somehow not by the world at large.
Welcome to SFWA's newest Associate member Laurie Tom (@writerrat), with a sale to WotF XXVI. http://laurietom.blogspot.com/ # @HanaMoonfire I'm trying to find you in the member directory so I can link your twitter account to your membership but could use some help. # SFWA member @daviddlevine sold "Citizen-Astronaut," which won 2nd Prize in the 2010 [...]
I want to talk for just an Interstitial Moment about metaphor, and these thoughts come to you compliments of Faerie Con where hundreds of folk, some quite young, some middle aged, and some old enough to know better have been dressing for days in rather suggestive costumes–bustiers, codpieces, artfully placed flowers and leaves, painting themselves green or gold or other landscape colors.