The Best Broken Heart You’ll Ever Have

Sam J. Miller is a writer and a community organizer. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Electric Velocipede, Shimmer, Daily Science Fiction, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nightmare, The Minnesota Review, The Rumpus, and many more. He is a graduate of the Clarion UCSD class of 2012, and the co-editor of Horror After 9/11, a…… Continue reading The Best Broken Heart You’ll Ever Have

Announcing the 2014 Calendar Celebrating Clarion Workshop’s Founders and Alumni

PRESS RELEASE Dateline: October 29, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Shea, Chief of Development, calendar@theclarionfoundation.org The Clarion Foundation Announces 2014 Calendar Celebrating Clarion Workshop’s Founders and Alumni The Clarion Foundation announced today the launch of its 2014 calendar, a first for the organization, highlighting some of the ways in which depictions of gender, and…… Continue reading Announcing the 2014 Calendar Celebrating Clarion Workshop’s Founders and Alumni

Instructors for the 2014 Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop at UCSD

We are happy to announce the instructor lineup for the 2014 Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Gregory Frost Geoff Ryman Catherynne M. Valente Nora Jemisin Ann VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer Applications will open in December. For more information, please visit http://literature.ucsd.edu/affiliated-programs/clarion/index.html

Writer’s Craft #129 Best Humour Arises from Character

Your host, Lynda Williams, is the author of the Okal Rel Saga (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) and editor of the Okal Rel Legacies series (Absolute Xpress). She also works as Learning Technology Manager for Simon Fraser University and teaches an introductory web development course at BCIT. For a list of Okal Rel titles…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #129 Best Humour Arises from Character

Writer’s Craft #128 – Beyond “Crack” Literature: Valuing Complexity in Entertainment

Your host, Lynda Williams, is the author of the Okal Rel Saga (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) and editor of the Okal Rel Legacies series (Absolute Xpress). She also works as Learning Technology Manager for Simon Fraser University and teaches an introductory web development course at BCIT. For a list of Okal Rel titles…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #128 – Beyond “Crack” Literature: Valuing Complexity in Entertainment

Writer’s Craft # 127 – Writing Space Travel

Michelle Murrain is a science fiction writer who has published seven novels. Her novels are largely hard science fiction, and incorporate social, political, and spiritual topics. She lives in Northern California. I’m a hard science fiction author. Proudly, even. As much as I love to ponder social structures, like relationships, culture and family, explore political…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 127 – Writing Space Travel

Writer’s Craft # 126 – Treasures on Paper

Holly Jennings writes speculative fiction from her home in Tecumseh, Ontario. She has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, AE Sci-Fi Canada, and elsewhere. For more, visit http://www.hnjennings.com or follow her as she attempts to understand twitter @HollyN_Jennings. When Lynda first asked me to write an article about the richness of writing in notebooks, I felt…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 126 – Treasures on Paper