The Dragon Award nominees were announced this morning. Gun Runner, by me and John Brown, is up for best Mil SF. Ironically, I know almost every other author in that same category, and they’re awesome. Hell, I’ve Book Bombed two of them. 😀 I’ve known Marko since before either of us were writers. I think Christopher is one of the best young writers alive. I was just talking to Rick this morning before either of us realized we were nominated in the same category!
Best of luck to all the nominees. That’s a lot of talent in that category. I usually tell my fans to spread the love because I’ve won before, but not for collaborative works. Then it’s about the other guy getting recognized, and John Brown is a great writer and all around wonderful human being.
For me personally, looking over the ballot, I figure Andy Weir takes sci-fi with Hail Mary. Jim Butcher takes fantasy with Battle Ground (but he’s up against Brandon Sanderson, so coin flip). No idea on YA. Alternate History, Eric and Chuck. Tie in, I like Abnett, but Zahn is the master, and it’s for Thrawn. Horror I’m really rooting for Michaelbrent Collings (I taught him to shoot!).
Comics and graphic novels, not my area, so no idea. On TV, I’m voting for the Expanse because I’m Team Amos. No idea on the movies (I watch almost nothing the year it comes out). Ghost of Tsushima was brilliant. And haven’t played any of the table top games