2018 Awards Eligibility Post!

Hey friends; awards season is on us again, and because no one should ever self-reject, I’d like to present some of the stuff I’ve done this year for your consideration. If anyone who is considering making nominations wants a review copy of any of these, I can provide e-copies in pdf upon request (and would […]

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My Pro SFF Debut!

My story “The Android Graveyard” is live in Terra! Tara! Terror!, along with an amazing lineup of excellent authors! I gotta say, it’s quite the fangirl thrill to see my name listed in a work with Robert freakin’ Silverberg! (They secured a rare reprint.) And it’s also available in paperback now, and that paperback is […]

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How Do You Ask for a Blurb?

By Jennifer Brozek Blurbs… those short endorsements on the front and back of your novel. They are the icing on the cake of months of hard work. Sometimes, those pithy phrases are what it takes to make a sale. For new authors, and lesser known authors, getting the right blurb for your book can make a […]

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Come Write with SFWA!

We’re hosting a live virtual write-in today from 11 am to 7 pm Pacific time!  Come join us if you’re working on the last words for you National Novel Writing Month project, or just if you want to write! Different sprint leaders will be in and out throughout the day. Love to see you there!

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Longest Continual Time Lapse from Space (Video)

Please do yourself a favour and watch this video. It’s heartbreakingly beautiful and awe-inspiring! Thanks! – Diane

European Space Agency release

Since the very first module Zarya launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on 20 November 1998, the International Space Station has delivered a whole new perspective on this planet we call home. Join us as we celebrate 20 years of international collaboration and research for the benefit of Earth with ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst’s longest time lapse yet.

In just under 15 minutes, this clip takes you from Tunisia across Beijing and through Australia in two trips around the world. You can follow the Station’s location using the map at the top right hand-side of the screen alongside annotations on the photos themselves.

This timelapse comprises approximately 21,375 images of Earth all captured by Alexander from the International Space Station and shown 12.5 times faster than actual speed.

Read the full article (and watch the video) at Phys.org.

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