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News from the Robert J. Sawyer Web Site
Since October 1995, my wife and I have been producing an occasional newsletter with news about me and my work. The newsletter is always a single sheet, printed on both sides, and currently is mailed to 700 or so bookstores, journalist, and people in the publishing industry. Christine Dao, former publicist at Tor Books, described it as "the perfect author's newsletter."
We don't mail copies out to individual readers, but, because of popular demand, we've decided to make electronic versions available for downloading in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Note: you must have the Adobe Acrobat reader in order view and print these files; if you don't have it, you can get it for free from www.adobe.com.
The newsletter was originally called Soulwave: The Official Robert J. Sawyer Newsletter, but we changed that to Sfwriter.com: News from the Robert J. Sawyer Web Site.
In 1998, Rob won the $500 Grand Prize in Paper Direct's "Show Us Your Stuff" contest for excellence in desktop publishing for this newsletter and related marketing materials. We used to print the newsletter on Domtar Expressions 24-pound "Sicily" paper, which has a lovely one-centimeter-wide red marble border all around the front side (that's why the margins seem a little wide on the first page of some of the older issues if you print these on blank paper).
The PDF file size in kilobytes is given for each issue.
Windows users: a left click on the links below will load the appropriate file into the Acrobat reader; a right click will let you save the file to disk.
These files are copyright © 1997-2010 by Robert J. Sawyer.
Issue 27: April 2010 (205K)
Issue 26: September 2009 (1.6M)
Issue 25: May 2009 (780K)
Issue 24: November 2007 (165K)
Issue 23: May 2007 (170K)
Issue 22: May 2005 (216K)
Issue 21: September 2003 (215K)
Issue 20: February 2003 (245K)
Issue 19: May 2002 (837K)
Issue 18: July 2001 (409K)
Issue 17: September 2000 (356K)
Issue 16: April 2000 (199K)
Issue 15: November 1999 (756K)
Issue 14: May 1999 (121K)
Issue 13: January 1999 (80K)
Issue 12: October 1998 (80K)
Issue 11: June 1998 (77K)
Issue 10: April 1998 (92K)
Issue 9: January 1998 (105K)
Issue 8: December 1997 (156K)
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