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This week the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have released the names of the books nominated for this year’s Nebula awards.  The awards themselves will be voted on by members of the association and the winners announced in May (watch this space!), but in the meantime, why not take a look at the nominees, many of which are available here at the Field Library, to get an idea of what the best in speculative fiction was this past year? 681 more words

A Rhythm for an Intentional, Literate Life

Now that school has started and I am back to working five days a week, I am reminded how important it is to be intentional with the use of my time, especially if I want to maintain a literate lifestyle year round. 592 more words

Writing Life

The nebular hypothesis

A few weeks ago, I had just boarded my flight to Disney World and was about to switch off my phone when I saw that I had received a new email, the body of which read in its entirety: “We were wondering if you would be willing to present the Nebula Award for Best Novelette in Chicago.” That was literally all it said, and it isn’t out of any false modesty when I say that I wondered at first if it might have been a mistake. 973 more words