This morning, SFWA member Jay Lake went in for an operation to remove a growth from his lung. For those of you who have not been following on Twitter, the word is that the surgery went well and that they closing now. We are very happy to hear this and wish him the best.
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware True to its promise, Harlequin has ditched the Harlequin Horizons name. It’s now DellArte Press.
@Ginger_Clark Aroo? um… Planet Hollywood staff? Did you get a photo? in reply to Ginger_Clark # Hey there, happy party goers. If you took photos at the SFWA reception, post them in our flickr group. http://3.ly/tcL # @montsamu Fascinating. Ravens to writing desks is a good comparison there. Not sure I can respond in 140 […]
Our sister site, NebulaAwards.com has an essay by Larry Nolan on “International SF” and Problems of Identity
Tweetbookz will turn your tweets–those 140-character electronic messages about what you had for breakfast this morning or maybe something more interesting or important, but either way, quickly written and just as quickly forgotten–into Real Paper Books. That’s right. Your evanescent 140-character pearls of prose (or not) can be enshrined for the ages in softcover or hardcover.
Last week, RWA, MWA, and SFWA all issued official statements condemning Harlequin Enterprises’ new self-publishing division, Harlequin Horizons. Now Novelists Inc. has weighed in, with a position statement on vanity publishing and the risks that arise when brand name publishers add vanity publishing divisions.
Kindle Nation Daily has featured Book View Café’s Rocket Boy & the Geek Girls along with a story from the anthology. “Ask Arlen,” by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, is available to read for free at the Kindle Nation Daily blogsite: An anthology of classic and favorite science fiction stories by the BVC authors, never before gathered […]
@redrobinreader @melissablue13 We're aware of Thomas Nelson, but they've never been on our qualifying publishers list and wouldn't qualify. in reply to redrobinreader # @melissablue13 It's a mix of Writer Beware, volunteers and members. We have a contracts committee that reviews for industry standards. in reply to melissablue13 # @redrobinreader "Them?" being Thomas Nelson? Correct, […]
A good article about the difference between self-publishing & vanity imprints. Plus, Paolo Bacigalupi’s novel Windup Girl was just named in Library Journal’s Best Books of 2009!
As part of her continuing series on How Linguistics Can Help You, Juliette Wad discusses that ubiquitous genre activity making up words.