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.
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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?
Welcome to 2017 and SFWA’s latest pro-rate Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
by Dennis Mathis
My favorite science fiction story of all time is…
And one of the Borgesian wonders of this mind-bending little short story is that I never remember what the title is or who wrote it, as if one possibility is that I imagined it word by word and it just exists in my head.
A designer must consider far more boring details than a writer. Game writing is all about the big ideas in a game and how they fit together. That requires detail to ensure everything meshes, but a world or character can tap into a gamer’s imagination to fill in the details.