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SFWA removes Amazon.com links from website

Due to Amazon.com’s removal of many of our authors’ books from its ordering system, we are removing Amazon.com links from our website. Our authors depend on people buying their books and since a significant percentage of them publish through Macmillan or its subsidiaries, we would prefer to send traffic to stores where the books can […]

SFSignal and Book View Cafe Giveaway

SFSignal.com is giving away two copies of Rocket Boy and the Geek Girls, a Book View Press anthology edited by Phyllis Irene Radford. The ebook consists of classic and favorite science fiction stories by Book View Cafe authors, never before gathered in a single collection. Contributors include: Vonda N. McIntyre, Brenda W. Clough, Katharine Kerr, […]

Quick Updates for 2010-02-03

@kellyswails Congratulations! That's great news. Here's the link to the application… http://www.sfwa.org/join-us/application-form/ in reply to kellyswails # One of @jenniferbrozek 's sories, "Nothing Left to Salvage," has been nominated for the 2010 Million Writers Award. http://bit.ly/bnSjCz #

Dispatches from the Ebook Wars: Macmillan vs. Amazon

For some time, publishers and others have been concerned about Amazon’s policy of pricing ebooks at $9.99, regardless of the price tag publishers put on them. Many feel that Amazon’s discounted ebook pricing is an attempt to control and monopolize the ebook market by forcing a pricing standard. Some in the publishing industry have even called the practice predatory.

Announcement about SFWA vice president

SFWA Vice President Elizabeth Moon has tendered her resignation for personal reasons. In doing so, she assured me that this decision is not due to any conflicts with SFWA, the other officers, or any members, but is a personal decision due to factors outside the organization. Speaking for the Board, we have enjoyed working with […]