The 2020 SFPA Poetry Contest runs from June 1 through August 31, 2020 and is open to both non-members and members.
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America sets the minimum payment rates for professional short fiction markets. In September, this rate rises from 6 cents per word to 8 cents per word.
New Kickstarter for HERE: Poems for the Planet, from Copper Canyon Press.
Joel Hodgson has launched a $2 million Kickstarter to bring back Mystery Science Theater 3000!
These are the crowdfunding projects I'm supporting, considering supporting, or otherwise wanting to share this week. Unstuck #3: New Literature of the Fantastic and the Surreal Ends on November 20, 2013. "A big, lavishly illustrated new anthology of short stories, poems, and essays with elements of the improbable and the uncanny." Obduction Ended on November … Continue reading Crowdfunding Possibilities 16 November 2013
The following emerging technology organizations are raising money for 2012. Over the past few years the amount of money being donated to these types of causes has grown exponentially, but that was starting from about zero. Now that ideas like healthy life extension, accelerating technology, Friendly AGI and the Technological Singularity have gone mainstream, there … Continue reading Fundraising for Emerging Technologies Organizations in 2012
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mattyg/playa-time-lapse-20 Go gigabig or go home.
Trailer for a documentary - filmed in 3D - about longevity. The filmmakers are raising money to finish the film via Kickstarter.
The SENS Foundation and supporters of radical life extension are turning to a social networking platform in an attempt to raise over $1 million for research. By the end of 2009 they hope to sign up 10,000 people committed to donating $100 each. The money raised will fund research on Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence … Continue reading Grassroots Effort to Raise Money for SENS Research
[Commentary] http://www.marblejars.com/flvplayer.swfMarblejars.com Mark McAllister started The 2.0 Project a couple years ago to bring attention to the plight of those who cannot secure the insurance or funding required for cryonics preservation services due to pre-existing conditions. I interviewed him for a Frontier Channel article about his efforts and he has since become a good friend. … Continue reading The 2.0 Project on Marblejars