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Trivia: A Look At The Nebula Awards


Here is everything you ever wanted to know about America’s most prestigious science fiction and fantasy award, but didn’t think to ask. 465 more words


Surprise! Women dominate science fiction awards despite sad attempt by voters to game the system

The most prestigious prize for works of Science Fiction and Fantasy is making history this year. Women won big at the Hugo Awards–despite the attempts of two loosely organized groups attempting to ensure wins exclusively for white, male creators in some kind of misguided attempt to give political meaning to their lives. 662 more words


Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

As of yesterday, I am now an Active Member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, the professional association of those people who have proved to the organization that they have sold works of SF or Fantasy in the English language to real writers’ markets (or to the public at large) and have received substantial payment for their work.   85 more words

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Inaccessible Writing: The Origin Story of Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin was born Ursula Kroeber on October 21st, 1929. She was the youngest child of anthropologists Alfred L. Kroeber and Theodora Kroeber. She grew up in Berkeley, California—where her father was a professor at the University of California. 509 more words


Hugo nominees withdraw their works from award over controversy

Last week I wrote about the culture war ravaging the sci-fi and fantasy communities. In brief, the shortlist for the Hugo Awards, arguably the most notable prize for the genres, was swept by the Sad Puppies and Rabid Puppies slates, a pair of voting blocs formed to get selected writers on the shortlists of the various Hugo categories. 989 more words


Sci-fi awards turn into a real-life Star Wars as Sad Puppies slate sweeps nomination lists

A war has just broken out between the Social Justice Warriors and the Sad Puppies. If you think that sounds like some sort of bizarre science fiction story, you’d be correct. 1,654 more words


My #NYC Trip to the SFWA Author-Editor Reception Part 1: Decision Lisa Mason #SFWApro

In the last week of September, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the annual Author-Editor Reception to be held at the Manhattan Penthouse on October 6, 2014. 598 more words

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