Awards

The Artful Collector: State of the Art at the 71st Worldcon

The Artful Collector: State of the Art at the 71st Worldcon

Fans, publishers, art directors, and collectors expected Worldcon art shows to display the best-of-the-best art being created in the field, and top artists looked forward to meeting their expections. NO MORE. Read More »

2013 HUGO AWARDS (Winners and Nominees)

2013 HUGO AWARDS (Winners and Nominees)

The 2013 Hugo Awards were presented at the 71st Worldcon – LoneStarCon3 – in San Antonio Texas over the Labor Day Weekend. Best Novel Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor) 2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) Blackout, Mira... Read More »

The Artful Collector: Art Reporting From the Trenches at LSC3

The Artful Collector: Art Reporting From the Trenches at LSC3

A preliminary scouting report on LoneStarCon3 - including a report on the winners of the Chesley Awards for fantastic art. Read More »

Awards! Awards! Science Fiction Poetry Awards!

Awards! Awards! Science Fiction Poetry Awards!

After an extended summer break I’ve returned with lots of exciting news and a whole bunch of wonderful books, which I’ll be reviewing for you in the coming months. It’s award season!!! With WorldCon this weekend, that may seem obvio... Read More »

Walking the River at LoneStarCon 3

Walking the River at LoneStarCon 3

LoneStarCon 3 promises to be one of the truly landmark events in the history of science fiction. Something so magnificent owes a great debt to San Antonio Fandom Read More »

The Artful Collector: The Major Awards for Artists and ART: The Chesley

The Artful Collector: The Major Awards for Artists and ART: The Chesley

Browsing through my photo file yielded one of me taken at the 16th annual Chesley Awards, 2001, accepting an award for one of the winners.  Which did not include me 🙂 Accepting an award is not the same as winning one.  But I was still happy to be par... Read More »

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part 28)

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part 28)

Cool Stuff That Might Happen (or Not): Awards, Best of Anthologies, Movies Welcome back! This week I’ll be looking at some of the cool things that just might happen to you after you’ve published a story or—more likely—a lot of stories. And while I ha... Read More »

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” and “constructive” ... Read More »

The Artful Collector: The Major Awards for Artists and ART: The Hugo

The Artful Collector: The Major Awards for Artists and ART: The Hugo

After years of Worldcon artshows and  panels Jane finds herself in the spotlight as AGOH and, for once, really nervous. with Scalzi playing “Leno” as pseudo TV interviewer at the 2012 Worldcon opening ceremony. As I was downloading some b... Read More »

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Hugo by the Numbers Part 2

Let this serve as your reminder that final ballots for the 2013 Hugo Awards are due today. (07/31/13) With that in mind, I bring you my continued parade of Hugo Award statistics from across the years. This latest installment includes statistics from ... Read More »

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