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SFWA Expands Membership to Self-Published and Small Press Authors

The iconic science fiction and fantasy writer’s guild, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, is opening its doors to self-published and small press authors, effective March 1, 2015. Changes to its membership requirements include an increase in advance and paid out royalty figures, alterations to short story membership requirements, and the inclusion of self-published… Read more »

Publisher Announcement: Error in Blades of the Old Empire by Anna Kashina (Angry Robot)

Angry Robot Books has announced there is a missing chapter in its newly-released novel Blades of the Old Empire by Anna Kashina. Angry Robot Books is giving all customers the option to have their flawed copies replaced. Kindle users can receive an updated copy by syncing the novels through amazon’s system. If you have purchased… Read more »

Community News: Sexism in the SFWA is back — Again

In June 2013, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Association of America (SFWA) came under fire for a sexist column released in one of its magazines. The column sparked a great deal of controversy, ultimately resulting in the resignation of the bulletin’s editor, Jean Rabe. Ever since, arguments among members and additional sexist comments have… Read more »

Viral News: Huffington Post Writer Bashes Rowling. The Fantasy Community Strikes Back

In a textbook case of one author exploding over another author’s success and popularity, Huffington Post (UK) writer and four-time novelist Lynn Shepard entreats Harry Potter author JK Rowling to cease writing books for the sake of writers everywhere. In the piece, titled If JK Rowling Cares About Writing, She Should Stop Doing It, Shepard discusses why… Read more »