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Now that SFWA Active members have received their election ballots, remember that you can ask the candidates questions in the Discussion Forums. Since we have some contested elections this year, make sure you participate in the process. Though only active members may vote, any SFWA member may ask questions.
Some tips to consider when you’re reviewing your current website or when you’re thinking about creating one. Let’s take a look at these tips for your website’s design and usability.
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Today, by unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that tossed out a settlement reached in a landmark case involving electronic rights and copyright. In 1999, the National Writers’ Union filed suit against the New York Times and LexisNexis, among others, alleging copyright infringement […]
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Mary Robinette Kowal, Jess Wynne, Monica Valentinelli, Victoria Strauss, Jay Lake, Seanan Mcguire, Blake Charlton, Rachel Aaron, and Genevieve Valentine!
Dr. Grasshopper answers mail about toxins which can rob the blood’s ability to transport oxygen. Learn about how the blood carry’s oxygen and the things that can go wrong.
Lamda Literary Foundation kicks off their new website by talking to seven different YA experts, including SFWA member and Andre Norton nominee Malinda Lo.
SFWA Active members, the voting period for the Nebula final ballot has opened. You may read the nominated works in the members’ only Discussion Forum and vote online. Your vote must be received by March 30th, 2010 at 11:59pm PST in order to be counted.
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Cross-gender voices are a tricky business. Even if you can really do a convincing cross-gender voice–and I know folks who can–the fact is that in a live reading, the audience knows that there’s only one person doing all the voices. There are two ways cross-gender voices can throw people out of listening. It’s really bad, and embarrassing, or it’s really good and shocking that a female voice is coming out of a man’s mouth. Either way, the listener drops the story for a moment.