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Where Is International SF?

It’s tempting to label this essay as “Third World Science Fiction” but why limit it to the third world? One of the most pleasant surprises the Internet has brought about is the discovery that you’re not alone, especially when it comes to Science Fiction and its related genres (fantasy, interstitial fiction, slipstream, speculative fiction, etc.).

Quick Updates for 2010-03-10

SFWA member @michelleknudsen has a new middle grade fantasy short story in Candlewick's anthology I FOOLED YOU http://3.ly/HpC1 # SFWA member @seananmcguire has a new story in THE LIVING DEAD 2 (as @miragrant): "Everglades." http://is.gd/a33uH # Happy book release day to SFWA member @carrieryan for TOADY: THE DEAD-TOSSED WAVES from @randomhousekids. # SFWA member @Catrambo's […]

Quick Updates for 2010-03-09

Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member, Andrew Rowe, a writer for World of Warcraft. http://is.gd/9Y3o3 # SFWAns: Please join the conversation about if SFWA should accept game writers as a general rule. http://is.gd/9Y53q # Interview with Nebula nominee @cmpriest about Boneshaker. Covers zombies, steampunk, and dancing in underpants. http://3.ly/9tp # Norton nominee @malindalo is giving […]

Quick Updates for 2010-03-08

SFWA member & editor @apexjason has a good post onThe Basics on Submission Guidelines http://bit.ly/c4D97M # RT @TheHugoAwards: One week till Hugo Nomination deadline! Details here: http://tiny.cc/t1qzV /via @vjdocherty # @apexjason It is a good post. in reply to apexjason # We've begun a new twitter feed with member blogs. @SFWAauthors # SFWA members: It […]

Quick Updates for 2010-03-07

Congratulations to SFWA member @carrieryan whose THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH is on the NYT's list! http://3.ly/WMbb # @carrieryan Congratulations! Enjoy your new first name "New York Time Best-selling author…" in reply to carrieryan # SFWA member Laura Bickle mentions Free Workshop for Writers: Before Copy Editing http://bit.ly/bfbsVT # SFWA member Nancy Fulda has […]

Quick Updates for 2010-03-06

Here's a tool which might be useful for promoting readings. Posts a map, plus allows followers to RSVP. http://schmap.it/ # We added Norton nominee "Eyes Like Stars" by @lisamantchev to the fiction for SFWAn consideration. http://is.gd/9LW8v # Welcome to SFWA's newest Affiliate member, Leonell Strong III. # RT @victoriastrauss: Learn about the history of the […]