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Archive for the ‘SFWA Blog’ Category
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) will honor Vonda N. McIntyre and Keith Stokes with SFWA Service Awards for 2010 during the Nebula Awards® Weekend May 13-16 in Coco Beach, Fla.
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Michelle Knudsen, Seanan McGuire, Carrie Ryan, Cat Rambo, and Paolo Bacigalupi!
It’s tempting to label this essay as “Third World Science Fiction” but why limit it to the third world? One of the most pleasant surprises the Internet has brought about is the discovery that you’re not alone, especially when it comes to Science Fiction and its related genres (fantasy, interstitial fiction, slipstream, speculative fiction, etc.).
While SFWA members are considering the final ballot for the Nebula awards, don’t forget that there’s another deadline in the field. The deadline for sending in your Hugo Awards nomination ballot is Saturday, March 13, 2010 23:59 PST
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Jim Pitrat, Andrew Rowe, Cherie Priest, Diana Rowland, and Jennifer Brozek!
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Leonell Strong III, Victoria Strauss, Carrie Ryan, Laura Bickle, Nancy Fulda, and Yasmine Galenorn!
Today, Smashwords founder Mark Coker guest blogs about “private label rights” services, which make it possible for anyone to “author” their own ebooks or to populate blogs by putting together chunks of content from the service’s database. The result: scads of badly-formatted, poor-quality ebooks and blogs, which are often used by SEO scammers to confuse Google Search results.
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Gord Sellar, Kij Johnson, Victoria Strauss, Jim C. Hines, Mike Resnick, Apis Teicher, Jonathan Strahan, and David D. Levine!
Now that SFWA Active members have received their election ballots, remember that you can ask the candidates questions in the Discussion Forums. Since we have some contested elections this year, make sure you participate in the process. Though only active members may vote, any SFWA member may ask questions.