Here are several publishing-related items that caught Victoria Strauss’s eye over the past week.
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Mark C. Newton, Jim C. Hines, and Howard Jones!
Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member @MarkCN author of "Nights of Villjamur" from Bantam/Spectra. http://www.markcnewton.com/ # SFWA member @jimchines posts part 1 of the results of his First Novel Survey http://is.gd/aLdw3 This will be a must-read series. #
Award-winning science fiction and fantasy author, Nnedi Okorafor, looks at the question, “What is African Science Fiction?”
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Because I don’t already have enough to do (ha!), I’ve just set up a Facebook page for Writer Beware. It’ll aggregate the content I’m posting around the Web–the blog posts here, my Twitterfeed, and info from various writers’ groups and discussion boards. Your comments, responses, and thoughts are […]
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Today: the second of two guest posts on content mills. In this article originally published at The WM Freelance Writers Connection, writer Angela Atkinson takes a more positive view of content mills, arguing that they can be a good way for new writers to sharpen skills and build […]
Dr. Grasshopper explains how to construct believable doctor language for your invented diseases.
@msallied Actually, the Hugos aren't affiliated with SFWA. Our awards are the Nebulas. Anyone can purchase a Hugo membership. in reply to MsAllieD # SFWA member @G2L says that "Dark Futures" with many SFWA members in it, is available for early orders http://is.gd/auwkD #
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Ken Altabef, Robert Mellette, Stephanie Dray, Euan Harvey, and Sherrilyn Kenyon!
A content mill, if you aren’t familiar with the term, is a website that aggregates huge numbers of articles on a constantly-updated basis, written by freelancers who are paid by page views or ad clicks rather than wages or fees.