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Carlson’s Plague Year takes France

The international bestselling novel Plague Year invaded France this week with the first title in Jeff Carlson’s trilogy of sci fi thrillers selling for a “solid” advance to Bibliotheque Interdite, described by literary agent Cameron McClure as “a young but dynamic publishing house that works with Games Workshop.  They are growing and becoming more and more important in […]

Steven Popkes on Book View Café

On Monday, February 22, Book View Café welcomed Steven Popkes as its newest member. Popkes is best known for his short stories. The Color Winter was a finalist for the Nebula Award. His most recent story, The Secret Lives of Fairy Tales, is in the January/February issue of Fantasy and Science Fiction. He has also […]

Quick Updates for 2010-02-25

Added "Finch" to the members-only area. We now have all the Nebula nominate novels available for consideration. http://is.gd/93fM5 # RT @LAGilman: Aiming not at readers, but pirates-for-profit: Publishers win legal block over file-sharer http://3.ly/5dtN # Happy release day, to SFWA member @dianarowland for "Blood of the Demon" http://bit.ly/cCQPU5 #

Quick Updates for 2010-02-24

RT @cindypon: just got the latest @sfwa magazine and article by @nancyholder featuring me and @eugeneson among other ucsd alumni # RT @SFXMagazine Walter Koenig's son Andrew is missing in Vancouver. Full details of the appeal to find him http://www.walterkoenigsite.com/ # RT @jayewells: Great article in the Huff Post about the new world for authors: […]

Quick Updates for 2010-02-23

Nice coverage of China Miéville's and @cmpriest's reactions to their Nebula nominations, in the Guardian. http://is.gd/8Wjer # Congratulations to SFWA member @YasmineGalenorn. Nominated for a '09 PEARL in Urban Fantasy for Demon Mistress! http://3.ly/dVA2 # SFWA member @joannemerriam's Alzheimer's/vampire story went live at Strange Horizons today: http://is.gd/8WSwT # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Michele […]

2009 Nebula Finalist fiction for SFWA members

If you are a SFWA member, did you know that almost all of the nominees for the Nebulas are posted in the members-only Discussion Forums? That’s right. You could download and read anything from “Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela,” by Saladin Ahmed (Clockwork Phoenix 2, Norilana Books, Jul09) to The City & The […]

Beware of Fake Awards

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Here’s a story that, for sheer weight of irony, I wish like anything I’d been the one to break. But author and publisher Michael N. Marcus beat me to it, in a recent post on his Book Making blog. Everyone loves an award, right? Awards acknowledge excellence and […]