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New Sections Added to Indie Pub 101!

We are pleased to offer two new sections for our Indie Pub 101 resource hub at sfwa.org! Launched in July, Indie Pub 101’s purpose is to provide up-to-date resources for indie authors so they can improve their craft, produce professional books, and promote their indie work competitively in the digital marketplace, using the best practices […]

New Resources on Safety for the SFF Community

We’ve recently published a new set of webpages, the Safety Resources, on the SFWA website here. These resources contain useful information for creators maintaining an online presence and touch on safety considerations for in-person events for both attendees and event planners.   Personal Safety Online includes checklists and safety tips for securing your online accounts, removing […]

Stop Multitasking

By Cat Rambo I am here to say: Stop multitasking. Yes, I understand its appeal. Like many writers, I love the idea of multitasking, the notion that one can be doing two things at once, such as driving to work while dictating one’s novel, or answering e-mails while dialed into a Zoom call and listening […]

SFWA Market Report – September 2022

Welcome to the September edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA. The markets included on this list all pay at least $0.08/word in at least one length-category of fiction. New Markets Gothic Romance Anthology (Brigids Gate Press) Into […]

Givers Fund Grant Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2022!

The deadline to apply for a 2023 Givers Fund grant is fast approaching! Applications must be completed by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on October 1, 2022. Please share this opportunity with any organizations that you think may benefit from receiving a grant for their projects, and encourage them to apply.  Givers Fund Grants are annual […]

Engaging Educational Markets with Genre Fiction

By Amber Morrell Are you a children’s author wanting to visit schools this school year, but not sure how to make your pitch stand out? When it comes to marketing, most efforts focus on social media. But the target audience for children’s authors is not yet online. At the elementary level, they don’t have Twitter […]

New StoryBundle “Renegades of Tomorrow” Now Available!

Starting today, the Renegades of Tomorrow SFWA StoryBundle is available! This StoryBundle offers a large selection of ebooks from independent and small press science fiction writers, and can be purchased at https://storybundle.com/scifi. It’s only available for a limited time, so make your purchase before September 14! The Renegades of Tomorrow StoryBundle features thirteen reluctant heroes […]