Daily Archives: January 8, 2014

The Detcon1 Award for YA/MG; Jim Hines Talks Money

Two quick things to tell you about this evening: 1. Detcon1, this year’s North American Science Fiction Convenion (i.e., the convention they have when Worldcon is overseas) has announced that Detcon1 Award for Young Adult and Middle Grade Speculative Fiction, and the folks who have memberships can both nominate and vote for the award. This […]

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Adam Roberts on SF/F Award Awareness Posts

He explains why he’s not fond of them, here. It’s worth the read, and offers a relevant counterpoint to someone like, well, me, who obviously has no problem letting people know which works of his are eligible for awards consideration. Adam Roberts, incidentally, the winner last year of the BSFA and Campbell (not the Campbell I […]

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