SFWA member and Hugo-winner, David D. Levine, is spending the next two weeks in a Mars Society Habitat as part of a project to study some of the very real difficulties in sending people to Mars. He promises to do a report for us when he returns, meanwhile you can follow along as he posts […]
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Industry News and Member News for Cherie Priest and Livia Llewellyn!
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware The National Writers Union, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have written to their author peers in Congress, seeking their support in encouraging the Department of Justice to continue its opposition to the Google Books Settlement. The text […]
As part of fixing the process for claiming works, the Settlement Administrator has issued SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE FOR CLAIMING YOUR BOOKS AND INSERTS The gist of it is that authors may now submit a list of their works by mail or email.
Member news for Erin Cashier, Justin Howe and Jennifer Brozek!
Happy New Year, everyone! To kick things off for 2010, we have a great guest blog post from multi-published author Cathy Clamp. The distinction between a wholesaler and a distributor is an important one, especially for writers who want to get their books onto physical bookstore shelves. Too often, however, writers and startup publishers aren’t […]
Literature is all about metaphors–analogies. One thing is like another. Much of literature works by saying, “This thing is like this other thing.” In secondary world stories, how do you handle metaphors?
Member news for Jennifer Brozek, Saladin Ahmed, Tina Connolly, John Deakins, Kassidy Jack Kabza, and Nalo Hopkinson!
Today the board of directors of SFWA unanimously voted to add Beneath Ceaseless Skies to the list of SFWA qualifying markets. This online magazine publishes literary adventure fantasy set in secondary worlds. Issues come out bi-weekly with two stories per issue.
Longtime review and news site IROSF announced today that they would be shutting down in February.