SFWA Announces 2013 Nebula Nominees

The official Press Release: 2013 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America are pleased to announce the 2013 Nebula Awards nominees (presented 2014), 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. Best Novel We Are All Completely…

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Letter to My Child, Alethea

Yes, Sweetheart, I AM your biggest fan (don’t tell Dad!) When you were little and they told us you were a gifted child we were so worried that we would somehow let you down as parents. It’s hard enough knowing what to do with a normal child but a gifted one?? What they didn’t tell us was that we…

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Princess in Curlers

Dear Mom– I’m writing this one for you, since you’re the most avid reader of my blog…and the real reason I’ve kept it going all these years. I’m sitting here in the hotel room in San Jose with Mary Robinette, waiting for my curlers to set before I put on the big fancy white awards ballgown (thank you for…

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Under the Influence

Tomorrow night is the SFWA Nebula Awards ceremony where the Andre Norton Award will be announced. Only half of the nominees are able to be present (six out of twelve is a pretty good turnout), but it’s definitely going to be a night for me…in particular…to remember. For now, I have one last day of being the shiny, almost-got-it…

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Miss Andre and The Norton Award

(This blog is part of the SFWA Norton Award Blog Tour.) ************* I don’t really get nervous speaking in front of crowds anymore. Public speaking is one of those skills that can be exceptionally difficult to learn, but well worth braving that initial terror to get to the other side. The biggest benefit is that when someone in an…

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Seeking Norton Candidates

I’m not eligible for this yet. But I will be, someday… It’s a dream I have. (And yes, I am a proud member of SFWA.) *********************************** LOS ANGELES – The jury for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy is actively reading works published in 2010. The 2010 Norton Award jury members is chaired by…

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