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The Power of the Written Word.

The Power of the Written Word.

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel—it is, before all, to make you see.” – Joseph Conrad You know, there is so much going on in this world that if a certain... Read More »

On Ecology, Women and Science Fiction: Part 1, Gnosis

On Ecology, Women and Science Fiction: Part 1, Gnosis

Science fiction author and limnologist Nina Monteanu writes about changes in the genre, which she sees as changes in the way individuals interact with each other and the natural world. Read More »

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

If you'd love to sell your new book to one of the big SF print publishers, Steve--with a little help from his friends--tells you how to start! Read More »

We All Start From the Same Place

We All Start From the Same Place

MIchael explains how marketing your book is like a Presidential hopeful going to the down dump to drum up support. Read More »

Sapper: A New Literary Movement & Manifesto

Sapper: A New Literary Movement & Manifesto

I don’t know why, but whenever I hear the word “manifesto”, I’m always reminded of Italian food.  “Do you want grated parmesan on your Manifesto?”  “Hmmmm, I never saw Manifesto made with Alfredo sauce before... Read More »

AMAZING PEOPLE: Douglas Smith Announces Playing the Short Game

AMAZING PEOPLE: Douglas Smith Announces Playing the Short Game

"Short story writers have needed a book like this for decades. ... It's spectacular." - Kristine Kathryn Rusch, author of The Business Rusch Read More »

Publishers don’t create books…authors do.

Publishers don’t create books…authors do.

No matter what happens between Amazon and Hachette, literature will still exist. Read More »

Why We Need to Write

Why We Need to Write

Follow your bliss! Nina inspires us Read More »

Una frase atinada (con spoilers de Canción de Hielo y Fuego)

Una frase atinada (con spoilers de Canción de Hielo y Fuego)

Praise for George R.R. Martin Read More »

Things Change and Yet Remarkably Remain the Same

Things Change and Yet Remarkably Remain the Same

One book does not a writing career make. Advice on considering a writing career from an author who walks the walk and talks the talk. Read More »

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