Baen Books, in association with the popular gaming convention Gen Con, has launched a new annual fantasy genre contest that will present the winning entrant with the inaugural Baen Fantasy Adventure Award.
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The 2014 Andre Norton Award committee has been chosen, and will begin accepting books for consideration. Any young adult/middle grade prose or graphic work first published in English in 2014 is eligible.
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America website has been selected as a 101 Best Website for Writers as honored by Writer’s Digest magazine.
It was announced on Friday, April 18, at Norwescon 37, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2013 in the U.S.A. is:
COUNTDOWN CITY by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books)
2014 Hugo Award Nominees announced.
by Juliette Wade
I love to use non-English languages in a story. To me, a foreign language behaves like a form of music–it creates mood and atmosphere for the readers who don’t understand it, and it further creates a layer of meaning for those readers who do understand it.
by Bud Sparhawk
Oh crap, where did I put that check stub, or the acceptance letter saying how much I would be paid, or the receipts from Staples?
Join the National Writers Union, DC Chapter and the Special Libraries Association, Social Science Division, Labor Section for our panel session on the topic of copyright on April 24th between 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
This year BALTICON will host very special Guest of Honor, New York Times best-selling author and two-time David Gemmell Legend Award winner Brandon Sanderson, whose first and second Wheel of Time books unseated Dan Brown and John Grisham from #1 spots on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best-Seller list.
To celebrate Sir Terry Pratchett as The London Book Fair’s (LBF) Author of the Day on Tuesday 8 April, the International Authors Forum, in association with LBF, has designated Tuesday 8 April International Sir Terry Pratchett Day, to mark his phenomenal international publishing success. To launch the day, authors from around the world will be asked to vote for their favourite character from one of his books choosing from a list of Sir Terry’s Official Top 10 Favourites