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2015 Winners

We had a number of ties this year, so to break them, I’m putting on my tin-pot dictator helmet and instituting arbitrary, last-minute, unannounced rule changes.

In the ‘best short story’ category, the new tiebreaking rule is: the shorter story wins. The winning short story for 2015 is “Something in the Water” by C.S. Boyack, found in The Experimental Notebook of C. S. Boyack.

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I’m combining the novel categories, so there is a single ‘best novel’. I’m also allowing a partially-completed vote to break a tie, so the winning novel for 2015 is Torchship, by Karl Gallagher.

Torchship

I appreciate all the book bloggers who participated in the nomination and voting process. Over the course of 2016, I plan to re-blog your credentialing posts as a thank you.

New ideas and suggestions for changes to the 2016 Planetary Awards are welcome in the comments section.

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12 comments on “2015 Winners

  1. coldhandboyack
    May 1, 2016

    Thank you so much. I’m honored, and will share this everywhere.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. coldhandboyack
    May 1, 2016

    Reblogged this on Entertaining Stories and commented:
    I’m a winner! I’m so excited, you have no idea. Visit Planetary Defense Command and check it out. Consider following this great blog while you’re there.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. John W. Howell
    May 1, 2016

    Congratulations Craig. Glad the story won.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. tracikenworth
    May 1, 2016

    Glad you posted this, I forgot to congratulate you in the other post. Yay, you!! May you have many more wins!!

    Liked by 2 people

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  6. Reblogged this on Marcha's Two-Cents Worth and commented:
    Here are some award winning sci-fi works to consider. I was excited to learn about these awards since there aren’t that many for the SFF genre.

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  7. Karl Gallagher
    May 2, 2016

    Thank you! I’m very glad y’all liked my work.

    Liked by 2 people

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