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Balticon 2017

I was just invited to be the Guest of Honor at Balticon over the weekend of May 26-29, 2017.  That takes place in Baltimore, if you haven’t figured it out already. The reason for the invitation so far ahead of … Continue reading

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Eric Flint Newsletter – 25 JUNE 2015

There have been some modifications in my publication schedule from what it looked like in March. Here’s how it looks now: 1636: The Cardinal Virtues will be coming out in a week, at the beginning of July. It’s probably already … Continue reading

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A DISCUSSION WITH JOHN SCALZI ABOUT THE PROPOSED “SAGA” AWARD

John Scalzi has raised some objections to and reservations about the proposal that will be coming out of Sasquan for making some changes in the structure of the Hugo awards. I thought his comments were worth taking up and I’ll … Continue reading

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TRYING TO KEEP LITERARY AWARDS FROM FAVORING LITERARY CRITERIA IS AN EXERCISE IN FUTILITY. GET OVER IT.

Having come up with that nifty albeit long-winded title, I’m tempted to just write “see above” and take a nap. Mission accomplished… Sadly, some people need to be convinced that “inevitable” means “not evitable.” You don’t think there’s such a … Continue reading

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BRING THE STRUCTURE OF THE HUGO AWARDS INTO THE MODERN WORLD

In this essay, I want to address the second of the two objective problems with the Hugo Awards that I referred to in my last essay. That problem is the ever-widening distance between the structure of the awards and the … Continue reading

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NO, AWARDS AREN’T “FAIR.” NEVER HAVE BEEN, NEVER WILL BE. SO WHAT?

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A RESPONSE TO BRAD TORGERSEN

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IN DEFENSE OF THE SAD PUPPIES

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WHAT THE HELL, LET’S DO IT AGAIN – STILL MORE ON THE HUGO AWARDS

James May, who keeps posting here, is the gift that never stops giving. In one of his most recent posts, he insists once again that the SJW (social justice warrior) hordes are a menace to science fiction. So, in this … Continue reading

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AND AGAIN ON THE HUGO AWARDS

          I swore to myself—again—that I was I was going to stay away from this ruckus after my first two essays (one long, one short) but some of the posts put up on my web site have worn down that … Continue reading

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