D. Thomas Mintonwrites speculative fiction from an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest.
Tag Archives: SFWA
It’s award time again in the science fiction world! The season kicks off with the 2014 Nebula Award nominations, which were announce late last week by the Science Fictions and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). While the Nebulas cover many … Continue reading
It’s old news that the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) have raised the payment rate for its qualifying markets (e.g., the markets it considers “professional”), but that day of reckoning is now less than a month away. On July 1st, … Continue reading
I finished the last of the Nebula-nominated novellas over the weekend, just in time to get my ballot in before the voting deadline. I finished the short stories last week and posted my thoughts on them earlier. Unlike previous years, I … Continue reading
March has been a lost month in terms of my fiction writing. The day job picked up incredibly and ate into my designated writing time. I’ve written over 100 pages of scientific reports in the past month—which I actually enjoy … Continue reading
It’s award time again, and I’m not talking about the Oscars. My little segment of the fiction-writing world has two major awards: the Hugo Award presented by the World Science Fiction Society and the Nebula Award presented by the Science Fiction … Continue reading
My membership to Science Fiction Writers of America was approved yesterday. Since I started entertaining the idea that I wanted to write (oh so long ago), joining SFWA has been a goal. At that time, I didn’t even know what SFWA did; I just knew that … Continue reading