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.
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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
Cascade Writers Workshop (July 17-20, 2014) is a 4-day event in Kent, WA, just south of Seattle, specializing in science fiction and fantasy writing. Guest speakers include editor Beth Meacham, agents Bree Ogden and Lisa Rodgers, publisher Patrick Swenson, authors Tina Connolly and Mark Teppo, Alma Alexander, K.c. Ball, David Levine, Mark Henry, Camille Alexa, Randy Henderson, Spencer Ellsworth, and more.
by Cat Rambo
Those of us living a solitary writing life can sometimes get a little too addicted to Google Analytics. It’s a validation to us if people are reading our blog — and comments are like gold.
Crossed Genres and Head of Zeus have been added to the list of SFWA qualified markets.
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).
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.