Some Other Useful Websites for Local Writers



Collected by Cjad Elstad and Hmm, last updated 1/26/2012


Mechanics of Writing

Writing Resources

Minnesota Science Fiction and Fantasy Organizations

  • Minn-Stf -- The Minnesota Science Fiction Society, the oldest of the MN fan organizations. They run Minicon.
  • Geek Partnership Society -- Our Sponsors. They run the GPS writing contest, have bookclubs, and do other geeky things.
  • Convergence Events -- They run Convergence and have lots of cool events.
  • SF Minnesota -- a multicultural, multimedia organization dedicated to improving contacts among groups and individuals interested in speculative fiction. They run Diversicon.
  • FenSF -- Fans Educational Network for Science Fiction, which runs MarsCon.

Awesome Minnesota SF Bookstores

Writing Markets & Related

  • Ralan.com -- Figure out where to submit your next work.
  • Duotrope -- Searchable criteria for markets; detail includes response times (Min/Avg/Max)
  • The Market List -- A resource for genre fiction writers <-- Lists magazines and response times


Reference Materials

Writing Podcasts (These can all be found on iTunes)



Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
MinnSpec Podcast May 6, 2012 6:20 PM Abra S.
Maps August 17, 2006 12:45 PM Hilary Moon M.
Leadership FAQ August 18, 2006 3:39 PM Hilary Moon M.
Files FAQ April 19, 2007 6:24 PM Hilary Moon M.
Some Other Useful Websites for Local Writers January 26, 2012 9:20 AM Hilary Moon M.
Events FAQ July 3, 2009 10:51 PM Cjad E.
SF Writer Workshop Rules June 5, 2007 8:34 AM Hilary Moon M.
Tips for Constructive Critiques August 19, 2006 8:19 PM Hilary Moon M.
Official FAQ July 3, 2009 10:43 PM Cjad E.
About MinnSpec -- Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers August 11, 2013 4:03 PM Abra S.

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