Thank you to those of you who took the time to vote in the SFWA Board elections. The results as certified by the Elections Committee and the Executive Director are as follows: Vice President: Tobias S. Buckell Chief Financial Officer: Nathan Lowell Director-at-Large thru 2021: (W) James Beamon Lou Antonelli Tobias S. Buckell Traci […]
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by Cat Rambo
Milestones are markers that show you’ve reached the end of one of these steps. Just as physical road markers tell you how far you’ve journeyed, these milestones help you mark progress.
by Hunter Liguore
Writing classes and books are filled with tips on creating characters and developing plot, but very few ever offer the golden jewel that oversees all the other components meshing together to arrive at a story or novel: coherence. In fact, when an author discovers coherence for the first time, they will experience a place where words melt away, and the only thing that remains is a deep knowing and trust in how the story will take shape.
Welcome to the April edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
We are in a difficult time. The pandemic may have brought on a small vlogging and animated GIF renaissance, but for the overall economy, and creative artists, in particular, it has also brought the cancellation and suspension of much of our usual access to revenue. Uncertainty about the future is in the air, while bills […]
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce that Aydrea Walden has been named the toastmaster for the 55th annual Nebula Awards on May 30th, 2020 in an online ceremony.
by Kali Wallace
By now everybody who spends any time on the internet has seen the quarantine memes. Isaac Newton invented calculus during a plague outbreak–what are you doing with your time? Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein when stuck inside during bad weather–why haven’t you invented a literary genre yet? Look at how Giovanni Boccaccio used his pandemic–have you been as productive?
Registration is now open for the transformed professional development conference.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), today unveiled the virtual home for SFWA’s 2020 Nebula Conference Online and showcased features of the upcoming professional development conference for science fiction and fantasy writers.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce three additions to SFWA’s staff: Kevin Wabaunsee has been named as the new SFWA Managing Editor, Lauren Raye Snow has been named as the new SFWA Art Director, and Beth Dawkins has been named the new SFWA Volunteer Coordinator.
SFWA’s 2020 Nebula Conference is transforming into an entirely virtual conference, which will be live and interactive from May 29th-31st. Our goal is to create the essence of the Nebula Conference, even though the form has changed. Our vision is for attendees to feel elevated through the content, enjoy a sense of community with their peers, and have an opportunity for celebration.