it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken
matociquala

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there's a right turn somewhere that can take you to the wrong place

Well, I fixed that continuity issue, and just emailed the corrections into the production manager and my editor, which means that All the Windwracked Stars is officially No Longer My Problem.

The next time I see it, it will be a real live book. (Well, there will be galleys, also.)



In other news, "Tideline" has been selected as the Best Short Story in the Asimov's Reader Awards. So huzzah for the battle robot!
And because 'tis the season for award nominations, I'm pleased to learn that my novella "Lumiere," in the New Amsterdam mosaic, has been nominated for a Sidewise Award along with many other fine works:

Best Short Form:

Elizabeth Bear, Les Innocents/Lumiere (in New Amsterdam, Subterranean Press)
Michael Flynn, Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo (in Analog, 7/07)
Matthew Johnson, Public Safety (in Asimov’s, 3/07)
Jess Nevins, An Alternate History of Chinese Science Fiction (in No Fear of the Future, May 17, 2007)
Chris Roberson, Metal Dragon Year (in Interzone, 12/07)
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Recovering Apollo 8 (in Asimov’s, 2/07)
John Scalzi, Missives from Possible Futures #1: Alternate History Search Results (in Subterranean Magazine, Winter 2007)

Best Long Form:

Michael Chabon, The Yiddish Policemen's Union (HarperCollins)
Robert Conroy, 1945: A Novel (Ballantine Books)
Mary Gentle, Ilario (The Lion's Eye and The Stone Golem) (Eos)
Jay Lake, Mainspring (Tor Books)
Sophia McDougall, Rome Burning (Orion)
Jo Walton, Ha'penny (Tor Books)

So all in all, a pretty darned good day.
Tags: awards, edda of burdens
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