Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Android’s Dream Nominated for the Seiun Award

So, this is turning out to be a pretty good week for me in terms of award nominations, since in addition to Hugo and Kurd Lasswitz nods for Redshirts, the Japanese translation of The Android’s Dream has been nominated for the Seiun Award, the Japanese equivalent of the Hugo, in the category of Best Foreign […]

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The Big Idea: Mary Robinette Kowal

Short version: Mary Robinette Kowal is awesome and one of my favorite people on the planet, her two previous novels have both been nominated for the Nebula Award, which is a fine trick, and Without a Summer continues her streak of excellence handily. Now I’m going to get out of the way and let Mary […]

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The Human Division, Episode Twelve: The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads is Now Live

It’s Penultimate Tuesday — the week before the thrilling finale of The Human Division. Which is not to say that this episode — “The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads” — does not have a few explosive moments of its own (look at that cover art! It’s got an explosion!). Here’s what this week’s episode is […]

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Redshirts Nominated for the Kurd Laßwitz Preis

This is excellent news: Redshirts has been nominated for the Kurd Laßwitz Preis this year, in the category of Best Foreign Novel. The Kurd Laßwitz Preis is arguably the German language’s highest science fiction award, so getting a nod for it always makes me a very happy author (winning is nice, too; I won one a couple […]

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Big Idea House Keeping Notice Addendum

Which is to say, an update on what I said here: I’m running late on catching up with the Big Idea calendar. I will be totally updated for April/May by Wednesday, so if you haven’t heard from me by the 4th, then assume the slots have been filled. Sorry, it was a much busier last […]

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Addressing the Rumors

If everything I’ve heard is correct, then at 9am this morning, Tor.com is putting up a “news article” (I put that phrase in scare quotes for a reason) about the planned and upcoming “Shadow War of the Night Dragons” theatrical musical, an article which includes a very possibly illegally obtained audio recording of me arguing […]

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