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Hugo Blogging: Retro-Hugo Novellas

I won’t be able to get all of the retro-Hugo material read before the closing date for voting (I’ve had health problems which mean my ability to concentrate has been diminished, and which also mean that I sadly won’t be … 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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Hugo Blogging Best Novel Redux: Parasite by Mira Grant

When I wrote about the candidates for the Best Novel Hugo a few weeks ago, I judged a couple of the books on the basis of, not the full novel, but rather an excerpt. The three books published by Orbit … 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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So, The Sad Puppies, Then: 3 of 4 — “Libertarian” Authoritarians And Pulp

So, before we get to the actual point of this — the uproar in science fiction fandom about a number of books nominated for the Hugo Awards — let’s have a look at the list of libertarian policy positions supported … Continue reading

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