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[awards|cancer] On being up for the Hugo and the Nebula - Lakeshore
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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-03-31 09:50
Subject: [awards|cancer] On being up for the Hugo and the Nebula
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Tags:awards, cancer, conventions, stories, writing
Yesterday, LoneStarCon 3 announced this year's Hugo award nominations. I am proud and pleased that my Nebula-nominated novella "The Stars Do Not Lie" (Asimov's, Oct/Nov 2012) is also nominated for the Hugo award for Best Novella.

This is the first time I've been a double-header nominee. It's the first time I've been a Nebula nominee in any capacity. And thanks to my friend cancer, this is probably the last year I'll be able to attend the ceremonies. Win, lose or draw, I can have fun and go out with a bang, so to speak. This means a lot to me. Good for my ego, good for my writing career, a loving validation from both my professional peers (the Nebula) and the readership in general (the Hugo).

So, yes. I am pleased and overwhelmed and thrilled and humbled all at the same time. And so glad I get to experience this at this point in my life.

Thank you.

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The Warrior Queen of Awesomeland
User: porcelain72
Date: 2013-03-31 17:02 (UTC)
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That is wonderful. Congratulations.
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mlerules: beach
User: mlerules
Date: 2013-03-31 18:14 (UTC)
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Congrats! ox
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Dan/Дмитрий: The Sign at the End of the Universe
User: icedrake
Date: 2013-03-31 19:03 (UTC)
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Congratulations, Jay!

(minor note: I think you meant Oct/Nov 2012, not 2013. The novella is also up as one of that issue's free stories)
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Rhonda Parrish
User: rhondaparrish
Date: 2013-03-31 22:37 (UTC)
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Whoot!

Congratulations and good luck!
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Matthew S. Rotundo: Me with bird
User: matthewsrotundo
Date: 2013-03-31 23:56 (UTC)
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The bird and I congratulate you.
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Pam
User: musingaloud
Date: 2013-04-01 00:05 (UTC)
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Congratulations, Jay. Well deserved!
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e_bourne
User: e_bourne
Date: 2013-04-01 01:11 (UTC)
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Congratulations. It's a wonderful thing.
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Brother Flaming Sword of Moderation: Showtime!
User: johno
Date: 2013-04-01 02:57 (UTC)
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Congrats!

Looking forward to photographing you winning the Hugo award and placing the tiara on the newest Campbell award winner.

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fjm
User: fjm
Date: 2013-04-01 09:14 (UTC)
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Have a wonderful time Jay. We can't be at Lonestar this year, but do look out for Shana Worthen and Alice Lawson who will be representing us.
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scarlettina: Fantastic!
User: scarlettina
Date: 2013-04-01 14:57 (UTC)
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Congratulations, Jay! (Didn't look at LJ even once over the weekend, though I did hear the news. Just getting to post an official "Yay!" now.) :: hug ::
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Agent Mimi
User: agent_mimi
Date: 2013-04-03 10:40 (UTC)
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Congrats!
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