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Hugo Nominations

My PIN still hasn’t shown up, but I’ve been formulating my nomination list. Last year was banner harvest for fans of SFF; a lot of new work from favorites and even some re-issued works ( 635 more words

Hugo Nominations are Open

The 2016 Hugo nominations are now open. I am a nominating member of this year’s WorldCon, so I now have to come up with my favorite things from 2015 and figure out which category they fall into. 281 more words

Books

Analog at the 2006 Hugos


I’m still investigating the shift in taste that’s taken place in the last few years that froze Analog out of the Hugos. In 2006 Analog… 265 more words

Hugo Awards

On being a loser


I see something from John ONeill on File 770 about the costs of being a loser in the 2015 Hugo Awards that bears consideration. ONeill notes that in several categories, being a loser means the author or editor lost to “no award,” which isn’t the best thing to put on a list of credits. 151 more words

Writing

Hugos! and NecronomiCon!

The Hugo Awards were last night. I did not stay up to watch the livestream because I’m an old lady (they didn’t even START until 11pm EDT). 810 more words

Writing

Hugo Awards Best Fan Writer Category

Even after all this time, I’m still trying to nail down a definition in my mind of what “Best Fan Writer” really means. So today, I’m going to try to define it for myself, and if that definition helps others, so be it! 1,211 more words

Books

"A starship, not a nuclear missile"

I’m heading out to the airport soon, but I thought I’d mention some of the updates to the Hugo Awards controversy that have happened in the last few days. 620 more words

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