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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

Books

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

Books

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

Hugo Award

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

Sci-fi

It's a Mystery for Me

My latest sci-fi blockbuster is set to premiere when I’m at a convention. What luck, eh? On the other hand, it’s a mystery convention. But I’m okay with that. 339 more words

Loncon 3 Report

Loncon 3 will be a celebration of science fiction in all its forms. London expects well over 7,000 fans to invade the city and join them at London’s ExCeL centre, along with hundreds of writers, editors, artists, and other professionals from across the genre. 345 more words

Science Fiction

Jonathan Ross vs The Hugos

Yesterday, Loncon 3 was flung unpleasantly into the spotlight when the organisers announced on Twitter that none other than Jonathan Ross would be hosting the Hugo awards, prompting an instantaneous and largely negative response from the SFF community. 1,160 more words

Critical Hit