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Jon Mollison nominates

Jon Mollison has nominated “The First American” by Schuyler Hernstrom in the shorter story category, and “Legionnaire” by Jason Anspach and Nick Cole in the novel category. Check out the post on … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 3 Comments


Originally posted on Space and Sorcery:
It’s again time to vote for the Planetary Awards, the chance to nominate your favorite novel and shorter story for last year. ? ?…

January 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Barbarian Book Club: Best of 2017 and Planetary Awards Nomination

Originally posted on BARBARIAN BOOK CLUB:
It dawned on me that I never got around to putting together a best of 2017 post. It’s tough for me and somewhat useless…

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Submit Your 2017 Nominations

Happy New Year — it’s time to nominate your favorite science fiction and fantasy writing for the 2017 Planetary Awards. We’re again doing only two categories: Shorter story (under 40,000 … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · 15 Comments

2016 Winners

The 2016 results are in: The winner for best short story is “Athan and the Priestess” by Schuyler Hernstrom.  The story is in the collection Thune’s Vision. Mr. Hernstrom’s victory … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · 4 Comments

Scott Cole votes

Scott Cole has voted for a novel and a short story.  His votes are after his interview with Donald Uitvlugt. Pictures of his choices’ covers:

April 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Easy Come, Easy Go

Originally posted on Graffiti on the Walls of Time:
Before I go any further, I want to make it plain that, regardless of things things turned out, I am very…

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vote for the best stories of 2016

We’re expanding the voting pool for the awards this year, so read this entire post to find out if YOU are eligible to vote. But first, here are the 2016 … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 13 Comments

My 2016 Planetary Award Nominations

Originally posted on Planetary Defense Command:
I’ve posted my thoughts about 2016 short stories, 2016 novels, and 2016 indie reading.  Many of the stories I mentioned could have been #1, but it’s…

February 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brian Niemeier Nominates

Author and blogger Brian Niemeier has nominated a novel.  I’ve listed the book below, but you’ll need to visit Brian’s site for all the details. Murphy’s Law of Vampires

February 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

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2016 Winners

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2017 Winners

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