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Chinese Nebulas, 2021 winners, have been announced
As technological change affects publishing, it also affects the methods of author compensation – or ought to.
The many influences of E. A. Poe on Uruguayan short story writer Horacio Quiroga
Winks, a microstory collection fCarlos Suchowolski, with an exclusive presentation for Amazing Stories by the author Emilio Gavilanes.
Many changes coming. Here’s one of them.
Libros Ha salido un nuevo libro de investigación a cargo de nuestro Blogger Iván Rodrigo Mendizábal. Se trata de “Historias desde el futuro: ciencia ficción andina como antropología especulativa”, recientemente publicado por la Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar – Sede Ecuador y Editorial La Caracola. El libro aborda la literatura de cinco países andinos: Bolivia, Chile, […]
Eligible voters can now download the 2021 Hugo Awards Voter Packet
1818 Orígenes, antología de ciencia ficción hispano-mexicana Createspace Independent Pub Paperback, 112 páginas ISBN-10 : 1543204872 ISBN-13 : 978-1543204872 Para comprarlo en Amazon. Este libro es una antología de ciencia ficción hispano-mexicana, que ya hace tiempo tengo ganas de comentar. Cuenta con una participación de lujo. Por España: Toni Jim, Lola Robles, María Concepción Regueiro, […]
You’ve never heard of him, but your favorite writers have, and his mad-drunk prose will knock you sideways. Source: Who Is R. A. Lafferty? And Is He the Best Sci-Fi Writer Ever? | WIRED
This week, Steve reviews a book by D.G. Valdron about the cult SF series LEXX, from the late 1990s. He says both book and series are well worth a fan’s attention.
John Varley crowdfunding campaign for award winning SF Author
Proposed panels and presentations for the Nebula Awards conference
SFWA calls for panel proposals for its upcoming Nebula conference
Diversity can and should also include different story forms and themes drawn from diverse traditions
the aesthetic of the city is a science-fictional aesthetic, for good or ill. The architecture of the city is a way that creators who write science fiction encode futurism – signaling technological development and its accompanying social changes.
On writing sanctuaries
The old adage, ‘if you build it, they will come,’ is not true for the writer.
There are quite a few exciting SciFi Romance series out there; here’s an introductory sampler
The CASE Act (Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019) has become law
Steve does his usual roundup of all of 2020’s columns (well, just the ones he wrote). And he does a bit of self-promotion. See the featured image!
The far future is easy.
a good sex scene is usually sexy, and one of the best ways to be sexy is to go deep into what’s going through characters’ heads
Video recordings of the No Police = Know Future anthology book launch are now live on the Amazing Stories TV Channel.
traditional publishing spaces, with their broad and interconnected reach, still offer the best chance to speak to and be seen by the most people
A review of genre small press work in France from 2020
What you read influences what you write. Here are some horror picks that have influenced some horror authors
A message from SFWA’s President, Mary Robinette Kowal: Last year, a member came to SFWA’s Grievance Committee with a problem, which on the surface sounds simple and resolvable. He had written novels and was not being paid the royalties that were specified in his contract. The Grievance Committee is designed to resolve contract disputes like […]
Hemil introduces the horror traditions established by Mary Shelley, Anne Radcliffe and their literary descendants – Raquel Castro, Tanya Tynjälä and Solange Rodríguez Pappe
Historical accuracy is important in science fiction and fantasy because it can change the default as it is known