Happy Holidays!

Writer Beware is taking time off for the holidays. Unless there’s some especially major publishing news, look for us to be back after January 1.Victoria will still be answering email. Contact her at beware [at] sfwa.org. We wish all our readers peace… [...]

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News of the Weird: Quill Shift Literary Agency

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareSo…if you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know I love the crazy stuff, the little nuggets of publishing weirdness that I run across from time to time. Like author reality shows. Or bidding for a liter… [...]

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Crowdfunded Anthologies: Concerns For Writers

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareAnthologies, once a staple of genre publishing, have become a rarity at major publishing houses over the past couple of decades.Small presses still embrace the anthology format, however, as do genre readers–… [...]

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Introduction: New Writer Beware Committee Member Michael Capobianco

My name is Michael Capobianco. Some of you may know who I am. I was President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for thee terms, 1996, 1997, and 2007. I’ve also served SFWA in a number of other capacities, including VP, Treasurer, and,… [...]

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All Classic Books: The Scam Continues

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareIf you’ve read my two previous posts about All Classic Books, you already know this story. If you haven’t, here’s the gist.Cheryl Lee Nunn of notorious vanity publisher American Book Publishing (one of Writer… [...]

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