Enchanted Wins 2012 Gelett Burgess Award!

More on this later because I have GOT to finish writing Chapter 10 today…but SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!! I didn’t even know non-picture books could win this! (For the record, the cutoff date for publication was May 31st, so The Wonderland Alphabet: Alice’s Adventures Through the ABCs and What She Found There isn’t eligible until next year.) From the website: The Gelett…

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A Plethora of Updates

The trouble with going on book tour when your book comes out is that all these wonderful things happen online when you’re on the road! So, in no particular order: ******************* Look Ma! I’m on stage directly after Neil Gaiman! Here is the online recording of the Nebula Awards Ceremony — I show up around 1:12:00, right after Neil…

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2012 Marlene Finalists Announced

The Washington Romance Writers congratulates the finalists in the 2012 Marlene Contest! Series Contemporary Kelley Brown, DATING MS. WRIGHT Nancy S. Evertz (Nan Dixon), SOUTHERN COMFORT Ami Weaver, THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE Single Title Kimberly Kincaid, IT‚S NOT YOU (WRW Member) Heather Nickodem, CAT ON A HOT STEEL FLIGHT DECK Lisa Slabach, ENTER STAGE LEFT Romantic Elements Susan Bickford, SYNCHRONY’S…

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2011 Nebula Award Nominees Announced!

2011 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced Congrats to all the nominees! ***************** Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is proud to announce the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards (presented 2012), the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book. Novel…

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Nominate Me! 2011

I published a few short stories this year. Not many, but a few. Really good ones, too. But as promised, I am only touting one story that I would like to have nominated for awards in 2012. This is The Best Story I Have Ever Written. It has a special place in my heart, and I hope that one…

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2011 Eisner Awards

The 2011 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards will be announced tonight. I have to work all day long, and I will be chomping at the bit and checking my phone every five minutes until I hear the results. For those of you who don’t know why, here it is: “Topping the 2011 nominees with 5 nominations is Return of…

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Announcing the IGMS Awards Anthology

…starring me! (and Peter S. Beagle…and a lot of really talented Codexians…) From IGMS editor and Gentleman Extraordinaire Edmund Schubert: We’re pleased to announce that a new anthology collecting award-winning stories from IGMS will be published later this year. In addition, other works selected by the editor and publisher will be reprinted. [I count as one of the “other…

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Nebula Princess

Juggling is a precious talent. It’s so much fun to see so many things flying in the air over your head. You feel so giddy when they’re up there, so proud of yourself that you have come so far and are able to do so much. In that moment, you’re on top of the world. God have mercy on…

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I Am Totally Good With “Kontis.”

Because it falls on the shelf between Stephen King and Jay Lake. Like, for instance, in this section of the list from Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year 2010 Honorable Mentions! ************************** King, Stephen “1922,” (novella) Full Dark, No Stars. King, Stephen “Big Driver,” Full Dark, No Stars. Knight, Brian “Deathbed,” Cemetery Dance #64. Knippling, DeAnna “The Edge…

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What’s Your Address?

‘Tis the season for awards nominations and holiday card mailing…have you moved this year? Do you have a new address? Now would be the time to go into all those places — especially all those lovely writing associations you belong to (HWA, SFWA, RWA, SCBWI, YARWA, OMGWTFBBQ). People are going to want to send you things, and I know…

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