Category Archives: awards

So, How Was Your WorldCon?

I’ve been answering this question all week. And that answer is … complicated. We traveled by car from DeKalb, IL to San Antonio, TX over 2 days, as we had to bring Caitlin with us to WorldCon, and traveling by … Continue reading

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WorldCon Schedule! (The beginning, anyway)

This is my initial WorldCon Schedule. It is not the combined Thomas Family Schedule, and it does not include a bunch of meetings/meals/etc. with people that I’ve yet to schedule. Nor, alas, does it yet contain a live SF Squeecast … Continue reading

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5 Things make a post

So, 5 things. 1. I seem to be going through a post-tenure burnout/depression period.  Yes, it’s a thing. A thing that I am currently experiencing. My particular manifestation is keeping me from taking as much pleasure in successes as I … Continue reading

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5 Things Make a Post

1. There is a new episode of Verity! Available, in which we discuss “Journey to the Center of the TARDIS”  I may have neglected to mention that Verity! has also reviewed every other episode in season 7B, and you should go … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominations! No fooling.

While I’m posting this on April 1, I promise, this is not a joke. The announcement of the Hugo Award Nominations went out on Saturday. I’m nominated in three categories. THREE. O_O Apex Magazine is  nominated for Best Semiprozine. SF … Continue reading

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New Year, New Awards Season

As the new year turns, nomination season for the Hugos is underway. The Hugo nomination period is open until March 10th. If you were a member of Chicon last year, or are already a member of LoneStarCon this year (2013 … Continue reading

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5 Things Make a Wednesday Post

Busy week this week. Lots going on. 1. I will be one of the three instructors for the Paradise Lost III writers workshop, April 11-14, 2013 in San Antonio, TX. I get to work with Mary Robinette Kowal and Stina … Continue reading

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WorldCon and the Hugos [picspam ahoy!]

So I went to WorldCon. I had a bunch of meetings, did four panels that all went really well, recorded a live episode of the SF Squeecast that was a ton of fun. Saw a bajillion people. Met a bajillion … Continue reading

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WorldCon Schedule

So here’s where to officially find me at WorldCon: FRIDAY 1:30-3:00 pm Grand Suite 3 Posterity Calls: SF&F in Academic Libraries Arthur Kreymer Bradford Lyau Fred Lerner James Bryant Lynne M. Thomas Paul Dale Anderson SATURDAY 6:00-7:30 pm Buckingham Doctor … Continue reading

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5 Things: WisCon roundup, reading room renovation, and more.

1. So, our Reading Room is currently under construction. We’re getting new carpet! Please note that as a result, the bulk of our collections are inaccessible this week. I’m working from the Reading Room. And working is a relative term, … Continue reading

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