Over at Making Light, Jim Macdonald notes that science fiction writer and Writer Beware co-founder Ann Crispin passed away this morning.
I knew Ann both before being SFWA president and while I was in the position. No one I know worked harder than she and WB co-head Victoria Strauss did to make sure that writers were aware of scams and shady characters out there in the world. She was also a heck of a writer, and a hell of a good person.
She will be deeply missed. Many good thoughts to her family, particularly her husband Michael Capobianco, who is also one of the most decent people it’s been my honor to know.
A sad day for science fiction, and for writers.