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That’s what you get when you portmanteau Hugos and brouhaha. We could also go with tempest in a teacup, which might yield Hucup, or… But I’ll stop there. 1,407 more words

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Speculative Fiction Conventions – A world of its own (Eastercon Day 2)

One of the most interesting things about conventions – Eastercon doesn’t make any exception to this rule – is the possibility given to the participant to understand the… 488 more words


Hugo Award Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Hugo Awards (and the 1939 Retro Hugo Awards) was just announced. You can see it on the Loncon3 website. I wanted to just make a quick post looking at the shortlist compared to… 138 more words


My Final Hugo Nominations

It’s the last day for Hugo nominations, and I’m pretty sure my ballot will not be changing any more, so here’s what I ended up putting down. 563 more words


Draft Ballot 2014 Hugo Awards - The Fiction Categories (Best Novel, Best Short Story, Best Novelette, Best Novella)

You can find my other nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards here:

I left this category till last in an effort to give myself as much research time as possible but in truth, I am as pessimistic about the state of the field as I was this time last year when I struggled to pull together a list of stories and novels that I actually liked. 1,941 more words


Weekly Column: The Great Hugo Reread!

So I’m adding another weekly column. I can’t currently afford to buy my comics every week, so I’ve had to put the weekly pull review on hold for now. 225 more words

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Eastercon 2014 – almost there!

Glasgow 18-21 April 2014, in what promises to be a great event.

Puzzled? Eastercon (http://www.eastercon.org/index.php/Main_Page) is just another name for the British yearly science-fiction convention, and as the name says, it is held over the four days of the Easter break. 136 more words