The SFWA Self Publishing Committee is happy to announce that we are open for submissions for the next SFWA Science Fiction StoryBundle, which will run from July 31st through August 20th. The theme for the bundle will be time travel. For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, story bundles are curated collections of books offered at a discounted price, with the proceeds going towards the participating authors and StoryBundle.
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by Sandra M. Odell
I have struggled with the titanic highs and crushing lows of severe mental illness and PTSD most of my life, yet nothing quite prepared me for the psyche shitstorm that followed the release of my second collection, “Godfall & Other Stories. ”
Welcome to the March edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
Applications are open through March 10, 2019 for the Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers: a one of a kind 11-day residential writing workshop that teaches teenagers how to write genre fiction.
SFWA Board Statement Regarding the 2018 Nebula Ballot In light of recent events regarding the 2018 SFWA Nebula Nominations short list, the SFWA Board is aware of the ongoing issues. We will continue discussion on ways to improve our processes so that something of this nature does not happen again. With that said, we would like to make it […]
News from a Go Fund Me Campaign to preserve the interviews of science fiction film pioneer, George Pal:
Please take a moment and be a part of history by supporting the preservation of a series of historic rare archival videotape interviews – many never released – from “The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal” (1986)…..and before they are lost forever!
by Hunter Liguore
When it comes to writing, especially the novel, we can never give up! We’re essentially running our own ‘ultra-marathon.’ Looking at a runner who will traverse 100 miles over 30 hours, we must see the significant amount of training that went into this. Considering the above scenario, this ultra-runner must’ve spent at least half to a full year of deliberate planning/training just for this one race.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 54th Annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula Award for Game Writing. The awards will be presented in Woodland Hills, CA at the Warner Center Marriott during a ceremony on the evening of May 18th.
In 2019, the President, Secretary, and three (3) Director-At-Large positions on SFWA’s Board of Directors are up for re-election.
The following SFWA members have stated their intent to run for the SFWA Board of Directors in 2019. They have been verified as eligible and have posted their platforms on the SFWA Forum.
By Annette Siketa
Picture this – a searing Australian summer, roads melting, birds dropping out of trees, an overexcited thirty-six-year-old daughter, and me – her mum, trying to keep cool in every respect. And the reason for said daughter’s excitement? A private meeting with David Duchovny.