Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Carol Pinchefsky, Paolo Bacigalupi, Brenda Cooper, and David Macinnis Gill!
Food Network Challenge tonight is apparently "Sugar Impossible," creating 4-ft-tall science fiction scenes in sugar. (via @LisaMantchev) # SFWA member Carol Pinchefsky is the guest judge on tonight's Food Network Challenge, which is creating 4-ft-tall SF scenes in sugar #
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Paolo Bacigalupi, Leanna Renee Hieber, Ted Kosmatka, Shiloh Walker, Victoria Strauss, Monica Valentinell, John Scalzi, Juliette Wade, Ekaterina Sedia, Lori Devoti, David Levine, Jay Lake, Lisa Mantchev, Saladin Ahmed, Andrew Burt, and Leah Cypess!
There’s been a bit of attention paid lately in the blogosphere to the “promotional” antics of everyone’s favorite author mill, PublishAmerica. As with other author mills, PA endeavors to turn its authors into customers.
SFWA member @scalzi asks questions about Orbit's new short fiction venue. Comments from Charlie Stross & Orbit http://is.gd/bubWE # Only two spots left at Writers' Weekend with SFWA members and "gurus" David Levine & Jay Lake, July 22-25, 2010 http://bit.ly/9m4iMI #
Monica Valentinelli talks about what it means to write non-fiction for the web versus writing for a print publication like a magazine.
Texas A&M's Cushing Library is hosting a sci-fi exhibit: http://is.gd/bsIWn (Thanks, @kmdi) # Congratulations to SFWA member @paolobacigalupi who sold French,Polish,&German rights to his Hugo & Nebula nominated novel THE WINDUP GIRL. # SFWA member @BrandonSandrson: is doing a signing in Nebraska tomorrow. http://bit.ly/GJc5D # Congratulations to SFWA member @Leannarenee. THE STRANGELY BEAUTIFUL TALE OF […]
In the Ethicist column last week in the New York Times, Randy Cohen addressed the question, “Are illegal downloads immoral if you already own a physical copy of the book?”
Random House combines imprints to create single unit from Ballantine Bantam and Dell. http://bit.ly/alcJog # RT @victoriastrauss: Publishers, be afraid: DIY book scanning is here http://bit.ly/9zIata # Subterranean is having a 1/2-off preorders sale. Click here for details – http://tinyurl.com/yer9l8v # RT @mlvalentine: Twitter launches "in stream" advertising. No word on how it affects TweetDeck, […]
“Tools for the Toolbox” is a series of posts that describe disease types and organ systems. Eventually I hope to include enough information that a writer might be able to do some creative mixing and matching to produce the symptoms they want to give a character. Because it’s really frustrating to throw darts in the dark and hope something lands near the bull’s-eye. Hope it helps!