Today's 2021 convention release is "Ways to Decolonize Your Fiction Writing," by Vida Cruz! This presentation takes a long, hard look at the colonial mindset and explores ways to remove that from your work. This one is a must-see.
Watch it here:
Our very first video from Flights of Foundry 2021 is out today! Check out "Visual Worldbuilding in Comics and Illustration" to learn how all those little details add up! Panelists Bruce Brenneise, Trivia Fox, Madeleine Holly-Rosing, and Charis Loke with moderator Sloan Leong
Just a reminder that our free seminar all about press kits is tomorrow afternoon at 3 pm cdt. Learn when you need one, what should go in it, and where to put it.
Did you know we pay for articles? We'd love to hear pitches for articles on business, industry, or how-tos geared toward new creatives of ALL types. Artists, podcasters, editors, comics writers and illustrators, translators, game designers - hit us up! Content at dreamfoundry dot org is the place to send 'em!
It's been a while, but we're back with a new free seminar!
Next Saturday, May 8th, at 3 pm cdt join us to learn all about press kits: when do you need one, what should you put in it, and what should you do with it.
Register here to save your seat: https://www.bigmarker.com/dream-foundry/Design-Your-Press-Kit?utm_bmcr_source=Mastodon
Update with corrected link: Registration for Flights of Foundry is live! Join us on May 16th & 17th to celebrate speculative media. We'll have panels, readings, workshops, and more. https://flights-of-foundry.org/registration/
Dates and name for our convention are official: Flights of Foundry May 16th-17th
Don't forget to stop by our form to tell us what you want to see there: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdKXnyhnznibqX-ZupW9YhlzP3mtBWiFL4pTdM9hXDXlZpqBg/viewform
We're hosting a virtual convention coming up later in the spring (most likely the end of May but final date TBD)! Stop by our questionnaire to tell us what you'd like to see there: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdKXnyhnznibqX-ZupW9YhlzP3mtBWiFL4pTdM9hXDXlZpqBg/viewform
Thank you to everyone who donated and shopped during our first fundraiser. We made over $1000! If you'd like to know about future events, or just follow what's going on with us in our mission to help speculative professionals grow, join our newsletter: https://dreamfoundry.us18.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=d0a15d5767be0309172ca7bf5&id=c08861e093
One day left to bid on Ann Leckie's newest book The Raven tower! This ARC is available before you can buy the book. Bidding ends tomorrow. https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/item-detail.cfm?auctionID=16388&ItemID=605562&viewType=1&style=23&font=0&catName=Books
Our first fundraiser is on now! You can see the items that are up for bid here: http://bit.ly/DF2018Auction
September updates with some very big news! https://mailchi.mp/48329e8507ea/newsletter-5-september-edition
Our September newsletter will be out later this week with some exciting news! Sign up here: https://dreamfoundry.us18.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=d0a15d5767be0309172ca7bf5&id=c08861e093
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The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.