We have a rare gift on the Hugo ballot this year: clipping.’s science fiction concept album, Splendor and Misery. They generously handed out a bunch of download codes to prospective Hugo voters (me included), but you can also listen to the whole thing courtesy of Sub Pop on YouTube. This “experimental hip-hop” album is up … Continue reading Real Players Trip Light-Years
Apparently it is! 2016 has been a profoundly terrible year for pretty much everyone. It’s been a great year for me, professionally. I had my first ever short story sale and my first pro short story sale, I joined SFWA, and I went to Viable Paradise, where I met writing heroes and found an incredible … Continue reading So, is this an eligibility post?
Far more illustrious blogs than this one are reacting to and discussing the 2016 Hugo award nominations (which, much like your taxes, are for work done in 2015). I’ll provide a roundup of a few interesting ones below, but here’s my own personal reaction: I’m mostly just kinda bummed out that so many excellent podcasts, related works, and short stories were overlooked in … Continue reading 2016 Hugo Awards
So DragonCon is starting their own sff award program, and people have questions. And tweets.