Being paid for writing is the ultimate author’s dream. Today, guest blogger C. Hope Clark sheds light on an area of support that many writers don’t think of: Grants. There are plenty of them out there, if you know where to look–though, as Hope points out, you must be sure you meet their eligibility requirements, and are willing to conform to their conditions.
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Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Paul Cornell, Saladin Ahmed, Gail Carriger, Felix Gilman, Seanan McGuire, and Lezli Robyn!
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In a poll of the membership, the vast majority expressed a concern that SFWA was growing too quickly. A study group felt that the new website was partially to blame for this expansion and voiced nostalgia for the previous website. To that end, in a unanimous decision, the Board of Directors of SFWA decided to […]
Neal Barrett, Jr., author of The Hereafter Gang, named by the Washington Post as “one of the great American novels,” and Interstate Dreams, recognized as an award-winner by the Texas Institute of Letters, will be honored as Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America for the 2010 Nebula Awards® Weekend in Coco Beach, Fla.
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Michael A. Burstein, Kate Milford, and Livia Llewellyn!
SFWA Active members, tomorrow is the last day to vote for the Nebula Awards. You may do that online with the Nebula final ballot. Your vote must be received by Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 11:59pm PST in order to be counted.
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Justin Bell, Carrie Vaughn, Cheryl Reifsnyder, and Saladin Ahmed!
What’s the average advance for a first novel? How long does it take the typical first novel to sell? Do most first novelists sell their books on their own, or through an agent? Will publishers and agents consider first novelists who don’t have any short fiction publication credits?