2014 Hugo Award Nominees announced.
by Juliette Wade
I love to use non-English languages in a story. To me, a foreign language behaves like a form of music–it creates mood and atmosphere for the readers who don’t understand it, and it further creates a layer of meaning for those readers who do understand it.
The SFWA Southern California Reading Series are free quarterly events that allow the Science Fiction and Fantasy community a chance to gather, network, and enjoy readings from from local and visiting authors. The series will be hosted by Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore in its San Diego and Redondo Beach locations. Each event features three authors who […]
by Bud Sparhawk
Oh crap, where did I put that check stub, or the acceptance letter saying how much I would be paid, or the receipts from Staples?
Join the National Writers Union, DC Chapter and the Special Libraries Association, Social Science Division, Labor Section for our panel session on the topic of copyright on April 24th between 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
This year BALTICON will host very special Guest of Honor, New York Times best-selling author and two-time David Gemmell Legend Award winner Brandon Sanderson, whose first and second Wheel of Time books unseated Dan Brown and John Grisham from #1 spots on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best-Seller list.
To celebrate Sir Terry Pratchett as The London Book Fair’s (LBF) Author of the Day on Tuesday 8 April, the International Authors Forum, in association with LBF, has designated Tuesday 8 April International Sir Terry Pratchett Day, to mark his phenomenal international publishing success. To launch the day, authors from around the world will be asked to vote for their favourite character from one of his books choosing from a list of Sir Terry’s Official Top 10 Favourites
Cascade Writers Workshop (July 17-20, 2014) is a 4-day event in Kent, WA, just south of Seattle, specializing in science fiction and fantasy writing. Guest speakers include editor Beth Meacham, agents Bree Ogden and Lisa Rodgers, publisher Patrick Swenson, authors Tina Connolly and Mark Teppo, Alma Alexander, K.c. Ball, David Levine, Mark Henry, Camille Alexa, Randy Henderson, Spencer Ellsworth, and more.
I absolutely adore the Internet, but there’s no doubt it has made us more distracted than ever.I can see this in myself, and in watching everyone else around me: constant use of laptops, switching between browser tabs, checking things on iPhones, typing in a message here and there … we all do it.
by Cat Rambo
Those of us living a solitary writing life can sometimes get a little too addicted to Google Analytics. It’s a validation to us if people are reading our blog — and comments are like gold.