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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


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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