Sooo it’s that time of year when various people start handing out various awards to various other people, and depending on who you talk to, winning said awards can either make your career or don’t actually matter all that much AND ARE ONLY A POPULARITY CONTEST ANYWAY SO I DON’T CARE THAT I DIDN’T EVEN GET NOMINATED.
Personally, it’s always been my dream to be able to deliver a “It was an honor just to be nominated” speech, and YOU might be able to make that happen!
My first novel THREE was released last July, which makes me eligible for a few awards, and because it was my debut, it lets me splash around in a couple of special categories:
One is the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Another is the Best Debut Novel category for various awards that actually recognize said category.
All in all, there are lots of things going on out there; the Hugos, the Nebulas, the BSFAs.
2013 was an amazing year for books, and competition for any of those awards is absolutely fierce. Even just looking at the list of eligible authors from Angry Robot Books, I’m amazed at the level of talent and the quality of work that came out last year.
If you’re someone who read THREE and thought it was worthy of note, I’d appreciate any and all support you could throw behind it.
And speaking of other people who are amazing and also eligible for things, here’s a handy list, in no particular order: