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Hugo Blogging: Best Short Story

So, the Hugo Packet isn’t out yet (and may, as always, not include everything), but happily all the nominees for Best Short Story are available free online, so I’ve been able to read through them all and rank them. By … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: “Best” Novelette

So before the political singularity happened, I was slowly reviewing this year’s Hugo nominations. For those who weren’t following my blog then and don’t know, this year, like last year, a group of fascists (and no, I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Castalia Delenda Est

So, the Rabid Puppies have once again got a near clean sweep of the Hugo ballot, with “Vox Day’s” choices making up over 70% of the choices, and 100% in many categories. My friend Richard Gadsden has already put together … Continue reading

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My Preliminary Picks For Hugo Nominations

I’m going to be nominating in the Hugos this year — last year I tried but couldn’t get the website to work, but this year I will be nominating no matter what, even if I have to do so by … Continue reading

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Hugo Nomination Suggestions?

There’s six weeks to go, give or take, til the Hugo nominations have to be in, and so I’m thinking quite hard about who I should nominate. Here’s what I’m going for so far: Best Novel: The Pendragon Protocol, Philip … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Retro-Hugo Short Stories

I will not publicly be blogging about the best semiprozine and best editor short form categories in the Hugos, as I occasionally submit stories to those markets, and it would feel like a conflict of interest. I’ll be voting for … Continue reading

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So, The Sad Puppies Then: Part The Final — What’s Happening Now

(NB, this is written on not enough sleep, so my apologies if it’s gibberish…) OK, so to recap, what we’ve established so far: Science fiction grew up from two traditions, the Menippean satire and pulp fiction, which both have a … Continue reading

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