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Category Archives: 2015

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 … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · 12 Comments

Vote for the best stories of 2015

If you’re a book blogger, podcaster, or booktuber, then it’s time to vote for the best stories of 2015. You are allowed one vote per category, chosen from the nominated works … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · 12 Comments

Son of the Black Sword

Originally posted on Planetary Defense Command:
Son of the Black Sword I’ve made my short story and self-published novel nominations for the Planetary Awards, and now I’m nominating Son of…

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

2015 Planetary Awards Nominations: Torchship, by Karl Gallagher

Originally posted on Cirsova:
Forget the Hugos, Nominations for the 2015 Planetary Awards are due February 14th! In the Small Press / Self-published category, I’d like to nominate Karl Gallagher’s…

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment


Originally posted on Space and Sorcery:
? ? Thanks to Planetary Defense Command I discovered this call for bloggers (and also podcasters and booktubers) to nominate their favorite science-fiction and…

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rath’s Deception – my choice for best self-published novel of 2015

Originally posted on Planetary Defense Command:
Last week, I posted my nomination for the Planetary Awards in the short story category. In that post, I mentioned that I found a…

January 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Planetary Awards: My Nomination

Originally posted on Amid The Imaginary:
The Hugo. The Nebula. You’ve all heard of these two big Fantasy/Sci-Fi book awards. As you’ve probably heard, those have gotten rather political and…

January 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

My 2015 Planetary Awards Nominations

Originally posted on Planetary Defense Command:
The 2015 Planetary Awards have three categories open for nominations: shorter story (including novelettes and novellas), traditionally published novel, and self-published / small press…

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Submit Your 2015 Nominations

It’s time for book bloggers, podcasters, and booktubers to nominate their favorite science fiction and fantasy books and short stories published in 2015. There are three categories for the 2015 … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · 23 Comments

2015 Winners

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2016 Winners

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2017 Winners

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