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#DisneyMustPay Alan Dean Foster

A message from SFWA’s President, Mary Robinette Kowal: Last year, a member came to SFWA’s Grievance Committee with a problem, which on the surface sounds simple and resolvable. He had written novels and was not being paid the royalties that were specified in his contract. The Grievance Committee is designed to resolve contract disputes like […]

Salute to My Cover Artist Fiona Jayde

Our theme this week is a shout out to the non-author creatives we collaborate with, or who enrich our lives. I’m going to keep my focus on the author sphere of my life and mention the wonderful Fiona Jayde. She’s always done my scifi romance covers and in the last year or so has also […]

Galactic Civilization Hums Away in the Background in My Novels

DepositPhoto   This week at the SFF Seven, we’re asking:  How do you decide your world’s structure of authority and/or governance? The first thing to remember about me is that I imprinted on Andre Norton at a very young age and when it comes to the kind of science fiction I wanted to write, that […]

Worth Fighting For: The Killing Light by Myke Cole

In this final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy, Cole brings us a story that simultaneously celebrates the elements of grimdark fiction that were a staple of fantasy in the early 2000s, while also working to interrogate them rigorously.