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!
Member news for Kacey Grannis, Seanan Mcguire, Paul Levinson, Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Glenn Lewis Gillette, Ari Marmell, Skyler White, Allan Cole, Toni L. P. Kelner, Rosemary Jones, and Paul Cornell!
As the election season winds to a close, we’d like to encourage SFWA members to ask the candidates questions in the Discussion Forums. Since we have some contested elections this year, make sure you participate in the process.
Amazon has been paying hardball lately. In February, Amazon and major publisher Macmillan went head-to-head over ebook pricing, with Amazon wanting to keep the wholesale pricing model that has till now been the norm for both ebooks and print books.
SFWA member @PaulLev has a good video on the Evolution of Science Fiction http://bit.ly/328aup 6-min video #