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ROMANCING SFF: “So, How’s Your Love Life?” and Other Questions to Ask Your Characters

By Katherine Garcia Ley We’ve all seen them: the thirty pages of interview questions you should ask your characters. The analytical texts on astrological signs. The “ultimate of ultimate” tools offering twenty-some Enneagrams for character development. All these resources are fantastic. Heck, I use them, and they’re amazing. I’m a list-loving personality theory hoarder. These […]

SFWA Market Report – October 2022

Welcome to the October 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 Artifice & Craft Dragonesque Game On! Never […]

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 […]