Steven Gould, President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and Jeffry Dwight, President of Greyware Automation Products, Inc. announced that they are severing the formal ties between the writer’s organization and the legacy SFWA discussion discussion boards still hosted at SFF Net (a Greyware service).
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by Matthew Kressel.
As most writers know, finding the perfect place to write is almost as challenging as writing itself. Of course, some will say that there is no perfect place to write. That you must write everywhere and anywhere you can.
On March 10-11, 2014, the U.S. Copyright Office will host another round of discussions in Washington, D.C., concerning legislative solutions for orphan works and mass digitization under U.S. copyright law.
Author Ellen Klages will be the Toastmaster for the 49th Annual Nebula Awards ceremony, May 15-18th, 2014 San Jose, CA at the San Jose Marriott.
The Nonprofit Museum of Science Fiction has issued the following press release:
The Museum of Science Fiction will be closing our Indiegogo campaign in a few days and I wanted to thank you again for your strong and generous support.
This year’s Philip K. Dick Award judges have been selected. They are: Jon Armstrong, Ritch Calvin, Ellen Klages, Laura J. Mixon (M. J. Locke) and Michaela Roessner-Herman.
Want to be a member of the Norton jury? Interested volunteers (see qualification requirements) should contact the office of the vice president by March 15th.
Issue 203 of the SFWA Bulletin went to the printer this week. It contains articles from members experienced and new, information on SFWA’s opportunities, projects, and activism, and messages from the Board. This issue, guest-edited by Tansy Rayner Roberts, with Jaym Gates as Production Editor, was specially created to be used as an outreach tool for conventions and other events.
Rachel Swirsky: Do you have any great stories about meeting someone at a SFWA event, or online? (And if you do, please tell them. )
Eileen Gunn: Most of my stories about SFWA events are far too scurrilous to put into print. SFWAns were not very well behaved in the Eighties and Nineties. Sit next to me at a Nebula banquet, and I might tell you some….
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has joined the International Authors Forum, an organization of authors’ groups created to “promote and defend authors’ interests and authors’ rights” by providing these groups with an “international platform to exchange information, develop positions and provide support in authors’ rights matters.”