Writers who do not take the time to create a will with provisions for the handling of their literary estate may help make their work more obscure than it should be, and deprive readers of great fiction for reasons unrelated to an anthologist’s or editor’s desire to include them.
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Ken Burns, one of the world’s most recognized filmmakers, shares his personal connection, his “waking of the dead,” as he discusses the craft of storytelling in this short documentary.
If you love SF and want to persuade school administrators that teaching science fiction is important, then: The Teaching With Science Fiction Workshop is just what you’re looking for!
The ninth annual Clarion West Write-a-thon is open for participant sign-up now through June 16.
When a character swims across the Arctic Ocean, in a story set a thousand years in the future, what stars might she use to guide her passage westward?
For the first time ever, SFWA will be attending the largest publishing event in North America: BookExpo America (BEA).
Which came first—the chicken, the egg, or the egg white omelet—I don’t know. But the discussion glosses over an obvious gap: white authors.
When it comes to social networking, Pinterest has emerged as a major player. Cat Rambo provides an excellent overview.
Everyone can improve their abilities at almost anything with determination, practice, and coaching.
My personal preference is for what I’ve called third-order answers. A lot of mysteries have an obvious culprit, and then a character who is, if you know your narrative conventions, the obvious alternative to the obvious culprit. I like mysteries that go one step further.