Video: The The Impotence of Proofreading. http://is.gd/5pBML # RT @innaj: And in summary: Writers, responding to negative reviews will never End Well. So just Don't Do It. http://bit.ly/72e64I # @CherylMorgan Thank you. in reply to CherylMorgan # RT @Ginger_Clark: Authors, if you emailed me a query before 11:59 pm on 12/8/09, and you have not […]
A set of six basic ideas with which to approach conventions. Networking is all about being charming and that will vary somewhat depending on the situation. So, here are the basic ideas.
Resources and Industry News for 12/15/2009
W. Skeffington Higgins has a fascinating post about his quest to find the actual location where the first science fiction fan club met back in 1929.
Joe Haldeman will be honored as the next Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master for 2010 by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The Grand Master represents SFWA’s highest accolade and recognizes excellence for a lifetime of contributions to the genres of science fiction and fantasy.
I received the statement below this morning from the Authors Guild. I’m not happy with the Authors Guild these days, because of the debacle of the Google Book Search Settlement. But I agree with their position on Random House’s recent attempt to claim electronic rights on backlist titles whose contracts do not include a grant of those rights.
Last week, the publishing world was abuzz with news that Simon & Schuster, Hachette, and HarperCollins intend to delay the release of ebook versions of most of their hardcover titles by three or four months, rather than releasing the ebooks simultaneously with hardcovers…
Industry News and Member News for K. C. Ball and Greg Mellor!
Article by Chuck Rothman on (almost) everything you need to know about agents, including how to avoid scams.
Welcome to SFWA's newest Associate member, Greg Mellor. His story "Defence of the Realm" is an Aurealis finalist. # @categardner Bear in mind that the bylaws are only a draft &we are actively seeking member comment.Why do you think your chances are lower? in reply to categardner #