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Teen SF Writing Contest

Are you or do you have a teen who likes to write? Do they like SF? Can they write it? Then join the Teen SF Writing Contest over at Redeemed You could win some neat stuff, including a critique from an editor at Thomas Nelson. This contest is part of our Read-Along of Ender’s …

[FREE FICTION] The Venus Belt by L. Neil Smith

Phoenix Pick’s free ebook for December is L. Neil Smith’s The Venus Belt. December’s code is 9991305 and will be good from December 2 through December 31. Links for the download, as usual, from their online catalogue page, ABOUT THE BOOK: More than 150,000 women have been kidnapped without a trace or any ransom demand in …

[FREE FICTION] Three Titles from Night Shade Books

Email and you’ll receive an auto response from Night Shade Books with a username, password and link to our download site where you’ll be able to download the .epub or .mobi files of some of their most exciting and appropriately scrumptious titles.


I never would have thought that an infographic I posted here at GFTW would create so much controversy, but apparently Publishers Weekly and The New Yorker’s promotion of the “Bestselling Sci-Fi Books of All Time” infographic has created quite a stir, at several places, including Tor editor Patrick Neilsen-Hayden’s Making Light. Most of the …