Links

Conventions

Markets
  • Ralan.Com for on line, constantly updated writer's guidelines for most of the paying markets in science fiction, fantasy and horror.
  • Spicy Green Iguana

Magazines

The magazines marked with an asterisk have print runs of 10,000 or more, which would qualify the authors for consideration for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

Writing
  • Robert J. Sawyer's "On Writing" Column Index. Robert J. Sawyer is the current president of SFWA and a multi-achivement author. His index to the articles that appeared in On Spec, the Canadian SF magazine includes the full text of all the articles. A must read for the new (or old!) writer.
  • Mary Soon Lee's Speculative Fiction Page
  • Speculations for writerly advice and market news within Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.
  • The SFWA Writing Articles collection. Basic to advanced writing advice from working professionals.

Other Valuable Resources
  • For Writers Only for numerous links to helpful sites for writers.
  • Locus Index to SF covers 1984-1997, including books and contents of magazines and books. Books and magazines published in 1998 are covered in separate indexes.
  • Horror Writers Association: the professional organization for writers of the dark stuff.
  • SFF Net. Another invaluable resource for the new writer. News, tips, author web pages and miscellaneous galore.
  • The SF Site. A new site for me that looks to be very useful. Reviews, articles links, etc.
  • The SFWA Bulletin, you don't have to be a member to receive this news-filled, helpful writer's publication.
  • Tangent Online for reviews of nearly all of the professional and semi-pro short fiction published.
  • The Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide provides on-line biographical and bibliographical data on 8,269 Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror authors (including 3,085 authors' hotlinks), as well as 2,156 Mystery/Detective authors. "The Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide is the largest and most comprehensive such on-line directory.Although Locus/Contento has a larger bibliographical listing, they have virtually no external hotlinks. I also have an encyclopedias-worth of on-line information on SF films, television, history, and SF background on 40+ other countries; as well as crosslinks to themes, genres, and SO much more."
  • The Emerald City web site. For answers and links to almost every Hugo related question you might have.

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