Latest Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stories

2012-10-03 23:01:08

Harry Turtledove (“The Master of Alternate History”) and Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (“SFWA”) Grand Master Robert Silverberg are releasing their latest works through Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, a Maryland-based small press publisher primarily using Print-On-Demand technology. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Harry Turtledove and Robert Silverberg, two award-winning authors, are releasing their latest...

2010-01-06 14:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Writers Union, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have written to their author peers in Congress, seeking their support in encouraging the Department of Justice to continue its opposition to the Google Books Settlement. The Google Books Settlement is being negotiated between Google and several parties that sued it in 2007 for copyright infringement. Among those...

2009-09-02 16:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Book Alliance announced today that the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA(R)) has joined the coalition of librarians, legal scholars, authors, publishers, and technology companies dedicated to countering the proposed Google Book Settlement. "We are thrilled that SFWA(R) has joined our unique and diverse group of academic, professional, and industry organizations," said Alliance co-chair Peter Brantley. "More and...

2009-08-10 12:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mystery Writers of America (MWA) will co-sponsor the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Writer Beware program, which exposes publishing scams, educates writers on how to protect themselves from fraud, and maintains a massive database on their website of questionable literary agents, publishers, editorial services, and literary contests. "We are pleased to be able to support the important work that Writer Beware is doing on...

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  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.