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Quick Updates for 2010-02-13

@julieb Oh, you qualify! Welcome to SFWA. in reply to JulieB # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member, Julie Barrett (@julieb) http://www.barrettmanor.com/ # @JulieB Very happy you joined and just in time to nominate for the Nebulas, too! Instructions will arrive soon. in reply to JulieB # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Daina Chaviano, […]

Quick Updates for 2010-02-12

RT @daviddlevine: New blog post: AM Northwest appearance rescheduled to Feb 26 http://bit.ly/cGnYvG # The Knight Agency is hosting a chat session with agents @NepheleTempest and SFWA member @LucienneDiver tonight. http://3.ly/Wjf # @Berry_k We think so but don't have an official note from them. The suspicion is storm damage. in reply to Berry_k # RT […]

Quick Updates for 2010-02-11

SFWA members @DavidBCoe has a new release out next week. Enter to win a signed copy. Check it out at http://tiny.cc/CoeBk # RT @Pyr_Books: A Q&A with SFWA member Kay Kenyon at Audible.com: http://bit.ly/bhWDgz # @catvalente Actually, the deadline for Nebula Nominations is Monday, Feb 15 11:59 pm PST. in reply to catvalente #

Remember Associate members can now nominate for the Nebulas

As the nomination period for the Nebula Awards winds to a close, please remind any Associate members you know that they can participate in the nomination process this year. Because of the January 2009 change to the Nebula rules, both Active and Associate members may nominate now although only Active members will be able to vote on the final ballot.

Quick Updates for 2010-02-10

6 days left to nominate for the Nebulas. Nominations close on Feb 15th. http://is.gd/80ZUL # Congratulations to SFWA member @Catrambo who has just signed with agent (& member) @Ginger_Clark http://is.gd/82qnQ # @ginger_clark Of course! We like to share good news. in reply to Ginger_Clark # @Ginger_Clark That might be because I've been offline and missed […]

DOJ Weighs in on Amended Google Book Settlement

Last September, the US Justice Department urged the courts to reject the Google Book Settlement, citing concerns about class action, copyright, and anti-trust laws. The DOJ’s brief put the Settlement’s approval process on hold, and forced the parties back to the negotiating table–resulting, in November, in the filing of an Amended Settlement. New deadlines were set for authors and for the filing of objections, and the Fairness Hearing (to determine if the Settlement will stand) was postponed to February 18, 2010.