Maybe that stubborn determination to find an agent and get picked up by a NY publisher so that your book ends up in Barnes and Noble isn’t really worth the (huge) effort.
Archive for the ‘SFWA Blog’ Category
by Gabrielle Harbowy
If you’re planning to attend Worldcon in Helsinki this year, you might be wondering how much Finnish you’ll need to learn in preparation for your trip.
In the past year SFWA has seen several examples of magazines contemplating monetizing the writers submitting work to them for publication.
The judges of the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust, are pleased to announce the six nominated works that comprise the final ballot for the award.
Brad Linaweaver, publisher of Mondo Cult magazine as well as a Nebula finalist and SFWA life member who frequently collaborated with (another lifetime member of SFWA) Forrest J Ackerman, presents a tribute to Forry at Mondo Cult Online.
The LFS has chosen six finalists for the 2017 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, given in recognition of a classic work of science fiction or fantasy with libertarian themes.
For those interested in breaking into genre television writing, an agent is paramount. They are the gatekeepers into a very exclusive world with a limited number of buyers. Here are some useful tips to garner representation.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden invites the public to provide input to the Library of Congress on expertise needed by the Register of Copyrights.
The judges for the 2017 World Fantasy Awards, for work published in 2016, have now been impaneled and are accepting submissions.
by Cat Rambo
One question comes up more than any other when I teach writing: how do I know when a piece is ready for submission?