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I am planning to go on a shopping moratorium until Christmas. No particular reason, just to see what it feels like to not be shopping. I’ve been a bit over-obsessed with getting everything in my home and wardrobe “just right” lately, and I want to see if I can break that so I can focus on other things I want to do. 61 more words
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Of the 85 works nominated for this year’s Hugo Awards, one of science fiction’s most prestigious prizes, a dozen walked away with wins. Among their number were hit series, household names and repeat recipients — but a day later, the winning entries getting the most attention have no names at all: In several of the categories, voters picked “No Award” instead of bestowing the prize on one of the nominees.
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The annual World Science Fiction Convention is happening now in Spokane, Wash., packed with the usual discussion panels, author readings and autograph sessions. In most ways, it’s like any other WorldCon — five days of mingling between fans and creators of genre-related media from novels to paintings to music to podcasts.