Until such time as Harlequin changes course, and returns to a model of legitimately working with authors instead of charging authors for publishing services, SFWA has no choice but to be absolutely clear that NO titles from ANY Harlequin imprint will be counted as qualifying for membership in SFWA.
Writer Beware’s Victoria Strauss analyzes Harlequin Horizons and the trouble it presents for authors.
This is a followup to my post on Thomas Nelson’s new self-publishing division, West Bow Press–specifically, on Nelson’s plans to pay referral fees to agents and others who refer writers to West Bow.
As reported today in the Wall Street Journal, Thomas Nelson, a major independent Christian publisher, is adding a self-publishing line to its business.
Imagine you’re a new writer. You’ve just completed your first manuscript, and are on fire to get it published. You don’t know a lot about the publishing world, or how to identify a good publisher for your book–but that’s okay. You have the Internet. So you open a search engine–Google, let’s say–and type “publishers” into […]
Overview: The Evolution of Self-Publishing Print Self-Publishing Electronic Self-Publishing Self-Publishing or Traditional Publishing? Bad Reasons to Choose Self-Publishing Cautions Links Overview: The Evolution of Self-Publishing * Until relatively recently, if you wanted to self-publish, you faced a labor-intensive and costly process. You had to handle every aspect of producing your book yourself, including hiring and […]
by Sally Wiener Grotta
I write to understand. My characters and plots are formed in a subconscious that churns with confusion or concern about how the world functions (or fails to function). As I write the story my characters tell me, I find myself posing questions that “reflect and even explain the differences and forces that relate them all… hold them together… or tear them apart.” The journey is what matters to me.
Humble Bundle has released a great lineup of science fiction books written by scientists. You might be surprised at some of their disciplines.
Five finalists for the LFS 2016 Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are given in recognition of a classic work of science fiction or fantasy with libertarian themes.
Odyssey’s online classes are unique among writing programs. Sessions are held live through Web conferencing software, so students can have an active learning process, asking questions and participating in discussions.