Today, Russell Davis has posted the most recent iteration of the new draft bylaws for SFWA, the review of the membership. Please log in to to the Discussion Forums to download a copy of the draft and give us your feedback.
Interstellar space travel. We dream about it. We write about it. Science fiction writers have come up with all manners of interstellar travel, ranging from multigenerational arks, to wormhole generating warp drives that can spit you across the galaxy in a blink of an eye. As wondrous and amazing as all these approaches may be, most suffer from a very fundamental problem.
The eleventh annual Endeavour Award winner was announced November 27 at Oregon’s major science fiction convention, OryCon.
Portland writer and SFWA member David D. Levine won for his collection of short stories, “Space Magic,” published by Oregon publisher Wheatland Press.
On Saturday, December 5, BookViewCafe.com conquers Europe as science fiction author and memoirist, Chris Dolley, joins the team. Originally from the UK, but now living in France, Dolley has had two SF novels (Resonance and Shift) published by Baen. Currently he is working on a true crime memoir based on his own experience of having […]
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Angel McCoy, Mike Resnick, Jay Lake, James Patrick Kelly, Aliette de Bodard, Kami Garcia, and Margaret Stohl
As you put your world together, ask yourself how your people divide themselves up. Is it by town? By side of town (other side of the tracks, etc.)? Is it by larger geographical region? Is it by profession? By upper and lower class?
Vincent Docherty, WSFS Division Head for the 2010 Worldcon, Aussiecon 4, and Administrator for the Hugo Awards discusses the amended Hugo rules. Specifically, he answers the question “Will blogs and websites be eligible in the Best Fanzine and Best Semiprozine categories if they meet the general criteria of either category?”
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Paolo Bacigalupi, Alex Bledsoe, Aliette de Bodard, and Cindy Pon
@rosefox @nnedi The short name is a handy thing. in reply to rosefox # RT @victoriastrauss: The Atlantic will sell short fiction on the Kindle http://tinyurl.com/yal468g # RT @Pyr_Books: Huge Acquisitions Round Up: News about 14 novels acquired for Pyr: http://bit.ly/7Km3HI # RT @victoriastrauss: Lessons for 2day? How publishing survived the Great Depression http://tinyurl.com/yz9xsfr (via […]
When writing there will come a moment when you have to deal with furniture. If it’s historical fantasy, steampunk or timetravel you’ll face the question of finding something that is period correct. What did people sit on in 1650? How long have drop-leaf tables been around? What was the most expensive wood?