Upcoming Events

Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers's

Tues. Oct. 11 - Get Ready for NaNoWriMo
Tues. Oct. 18 - Tricks and Tips for Writing a Novel
Sat. Oct. 22 - Member Fall Event
Tues. Nov. 1 - Write-In #1 - NaNoWriMo Kick Off
Sat. Nov. 5 - Character Dreaming with David Sklar
Tues. Nov. 15 - Write-In #2 - NaNoWriMo Half Way There
Fri-Sun Nov. 18-20 - Philcon

Calendar of Events


April 15
The Changing Face of Fiction, with Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Mike McPhail

Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Mike McPhail of eSpec Books speak about publishing, crowdfunding, and what editors are looking for.

Award-winning author Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. In 2014, with Mike McPhail and Greg Schauer, she founded eSpec Books, www.especbooks.com.

Her works include Yesterday's Dreams, Tomorrow's Memories, Today's Promise, The Halfling's Court, The Redcaps' Queen, A Legacy of Stars, and The Literary Handyman. Learn more at www.sidhenadaire.com.

Author and graphic artist Mike McPhail is best known as the series editor for the military science fiction anthology series Defending The Future; in 2015 he became co-own of eSpec Books LLC. As a member of the Military Writers Society of America, he is dedicated to helping his fellow service members (and deserving civilians) in their efforts to become authors, as well as supporting related organization in their efforts to help those "who have given their all for us." www.especbooks.com

May 6
Karen Bao

June 10
No Way To Slow Down: Writing Fast-Paced Novels That Will Keep Readers Turning the Pages, with Nicholas Kauffman

Nicholas Kaufmann’s work has been nominated for a Bram Stoker Award, a Thriller Award, and a Shirley Jackson Award. His novel Dying is My Business from St. Martin’s Press was selected for the Los Angeles Times Holiday Book Gift Guide, and the sequel, Die and Stay Dead, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. His latest novel is In the Shadow of the Axe, out now from Crossroad Press with an introduction by Laird Barron.

July 8

Kate Milford
Sept. 9

The State of Horror - A Conversation with Ellen Datlow

Oct. 7

Nov. 4

Nov. 10-12

Philcon 2017  - GSSW will again have a table at Lunacon to promote the book release of From the Depths of New Jersey Volunteers are always needed.

1 comment:

  1. Hey! This is all last year's stuff! What about 2017?