Dr. Grasshopper answers mail about toxins which can rob the blood’s ability to transport oxygen. Learn about how the blood carry’s oxygen and the things that can go wrong.
Archive for the ‘SFWA Blog’ Category
Lamda Literary Foundation kicks off their new website by talking to seven different YA experts, including SFWA member and Andre Norton nominee Malinda Lo.
SFWA Active members, the voting period for the Nebula final ballot has opened. You may read the nominated works in the members’ only Discussion Forum and vote online. Your vote must be received by March 30th, 2010 at 11:59pm PST in order to be counted.
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Diana Rowland, Carolyn Ives Gilman, and Richard Bowes!
Cross-gender voices are a tricky business. Even if you can really do a convincing cross-gender voice–and I know folks who can–the fact is that in a live reading, the audience knows that there’s only one person doing all the voices. There are two ways cross-gender voices can throw people out of listening. It’s really bad, and embarrassing, or it’s really good and shocking that a female voice is coming out of a man’s mouth. Either way, the listener drops the story for a moment.
Resources and Member News for Yasmine Galenorn, Joanne Merriam, Michele Lang Palter, and Gregory Norman Bossert!
Is it irony or coincidence that, only a few days after blogging about vanity awards, I should be spammed by one?
Perhaps you have, too. It’s an outfit calling itself the 2010 Creative Spirit Awards.
Dr. Grasshopper explains the medical improbabilities and impossibilities in Dollhouse. The concern isn’t just bad science, it’s also that real people might become afraid of medical procedures due to the misinformation.
If you are a SFWA member, did you know that almost all of the nominees for the Nebulas are posted in the members-only Discussion Forums? That’s right. You could download and read anything from “Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela,” by Saladin Ahmed (Clockwork Phoenix 2, Norilana Books, Jul09) to The City & The […]
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Here’s a story that, for sheer weight of irony, I wish like anything I’d been the one to break. But author and publisher Michael N. Marcus beat me to it, in a recent post on his Book Making blog. Everyone loves an award, right? Awards acknowledge excellence and […]