Hello, friends of Clarion! Today marks the beginning of the 2011 Clarion Write-a-Thon. The Write-a-Thon is a way for writers who are not able to attend Clarion to feel part of the team and to take several weeks out of the summer to focus on their own writing goals. For the next six weekends, the…… Continue reading 2011 Write-a-Thon, Week 1
Until fairly recently, it was standard practice for a new science fiction or fantasy writer to rack up a few sales in Asimov’s or Weird Tales before even attempting a novel. Very few writers would be taken seriously until they had established a track record of published stories. These days, speculative fiction writers (particularly in…… Continue reading Writing Life: How Novel!