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Hugo Blogging: Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

Or “Which episode of Doctor Who by Steven Moffat will win this year?” Of the six nominees in this category, four are Doctor Who or Doctor Who-related. This is simply ridiculous. Even as a Doctor Who fan (albeit not much … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Novelette

My thoughts on the nominated novelettes: The Lady Astronaut Of Mars by Mary Robinette Kowal is a very touching story about lost possible futures, whether the futures we give up for others or the possible futures of science fiction that … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Novella

Here we get to another of the controversies surrounding this year’s Hugos — the “Sad Puppy Slate”. Novelist Larry Correia put together and promoted a slate of works for this year’s award, which he promoted through his blog, and almost … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Related Work

Here we come to the first of the difficult subjects for these Hugo blogs — what to do about works that aren’t in the Hugo Packet in full? One of the three (count ’em!) major controversies this year around the … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Fan Writer

I feel rather odd reviewing the fan writer category, because… well, partly because reviewing reviewers seems a little navel-gazey, but also because the fan-writer category is essentially the “best blogger” award, and being a blogger who occasionally writes about SFnal … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Short Stories

The Hugo Packet has been released, at least for this year’s Hugos (the retro-Hugos are on their way), so as I finish each section I’ll do a quick blog post explaining how I’m going to vote and why. The short … Continue reading

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