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DWASF

Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Steamfunk, Sword & Soul, Horror, Commentary, Reviews, and more . . .

The Diverse Writers & Artists of Speculative Fiction

Mission: To Explore Where People of Color Will Go

The mission of DWASF is to provide a support network for writers and artists of diverse speculative fiction. This mission is achieved through presenting at reading or speculative fiction conventions, art expos, film festivals, and other related events; mentoring other writers and artists; promoting members’ writing and art; hosting conventions; and sponsoring publications to showcase the work of member writers and artists.


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Strap in and enter a world of wonder in Chosen Realities. This Journal contains a dazzling array of short stories, scripts, interviews, and more! Stroll through fantastical universes, rocket through science fiction landscapes, and muse on poetry in this jam-packed introductory volume of the Journal of Diverse Writers and Artists of Speculative Fiction. Entertainment and enlightenment await!

What Makes Science Fiction and Fantasy Afrocentric?

A speculative fiction story can be considered Afrocentric if it meets certain conditions

Racism Wasn't Lovecraft's Problem

Only after much struggle and effort have we managed to do something about a racist who was around 100 years ago...

We Need More AFRO Villains in Sci-fi!

A description of an effort and why it matters


First AFRO Horror Movie Has Fangs & Music

A description of an effort and why it matters


Setting Your Horror Story Up for Success

Three main setting types can help a horror story succeed with the reader. Learn them here.


Humanity in Color

A description of an effort and why it matters


From Classical to Quantum. Computing, that Is.

Three main setting types can help a horror story succeed with the reader. Learn them here.


Humanity in Color

A description of an effort and why it matters


Eliminate Filter Words from Your Writing

Learn how to give your readers a visceral reaction.


Humanity in Color

A description of an effort and why it matters


30-Second Book Review: Wild Seed by Octavia Butler

30-Second Book Review: Zombies by Due and Barnes

30-Second Book Review: Walter

30-Second Comic Review: The Ultimate Brotherman!

More 30-Second Reviews Soon!

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