SFWA opened its doors to game writers as members this year, using the qualifications created by the Game Writing Committee. Alas, as with so much in life, those were not perfect, so we gathered information and worked on amending them. After long deliberation, the Board has voted to change the qualifications, and the motion has […]
by J Lloren Quill
How much money does an author make selling a book?
It should be a simple question with a straightforward answer, but it’s not. With technology at our side, we now have the data to answer this simple question in about 1.2 million different ways.
Welcome to SFWA’s latest pro-rate Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
This summer’s workshop runs from JUNE 5 to JULY 14, 2017. Class meets for over four hours each day, five days a week, for both workshopping and lectures.
I have been in correspondence with Tristina Wright and I am deeply apologetic about what happened, as I have told Ms. Wright in e-mail. This should not have happened. I and the rest of the SFWA Board apologize again to Ms. Wright again for this egregious blunder. Normally, correspondence as it pertains to the Emergency […]
by Laura Kemmerer
Writing for the intellectual properties we’ve all come to know and love so much is both possible and can be a huge asset to your authorial career. But it’s best to cover the basics first.
Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (www.gifcon.org) has issued an invitation to authors and artists to submit papers and creative works.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce that Jane Yolen has been named the 33rd Damon Knight Grand Master for her contributions to the literature of science fiction and fantasy. The award is given by SFWA for “lifetime achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy.” Jane Yolen joins the […]
by Monica Valentinelli
Though there are commonalities that game writers share in their work, there are a lot of routes they can take in order to work in the industry. This column will shed a light on some of those aspects to show what it is game writers do in these varied forms.
by Dennis Mathis
A new hyper-detailed neurological atlas identifies 862 different structures making up the human brain. What are the odds that only five of them are about detecting reality?