Submission Period is Open for WSFA Small Press Award

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Fast Forward likes to spread the word about some of the special activities of our local science fiction club, the Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) – and here’s a notice of that will be of interest to many genre writers, editors and publishers.

The WSFA Small Press Award is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 competition. The award is given to original ...

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Make your nominations for the WSFA Small Press Award now!

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A reminder to all fans of speculative fiction that March 31st, 2015 is the deadline for nominations for the Washington Science Fiction Association’s Small Press Award.

WSPA_Award_2014_SmallThe award is for original short fiction works (17,500 words or fewer) of imaginative literature (e.g., science fiction, fantasy, horror, speculative fiction or like literature) published by a small press. Works published for the first time in the ...

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Calling All Writers!

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Here is your chance to get into an anthology and help a person!! Ms. Karen DeLabar is a writer and a young woman who was recently stricken with Toxic Shock Syndrome. To help offset her medical expenses, friends are putting together a short story anthology called The Orange Karen Tribute Anthology. If your piece is selected, you don’t get paid, but the karma points are precious. I have already submitted a piece for consideration:) How’s about you?

MGP

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Literary News

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I finally got to press my sequel to my urban metaphysical novel Coffee with Thunderbolts. I wrote A Star Rose in Cerami during the 2011 NaNoWriMo. The characters from my first book are back and off to the wilds of Sicily to fix a “tiny” metaphysical problem that occurred after their experience of the Mayan Doomsday of 12/21/12. You can find all of my books on my Author Spotlight on Lulu.

I did write another novel for the ...

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Halloween Scary Story from Neil Gaiman

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In the spirit of Halloween, author Neil Gaiman has recorded a reading of a short story which you can download for free at audible.com.  It’s called “Click-Clack the Rattle Bag”, and you can only download it until October 31st.  For each download from the site, audible.com will make a donation to donorschoose.org or booktrust.

You can go to Neil Gaiman’s journal ( Read More →

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