Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Hugos are coming, the Hugos are coming

If you go by the expected traditional wisdom, I don't have a hope in Hell of getting even a single Hugo nomination.

Oh well. I really wanted those death threats from my betters, who would go out of their way to show that I was inferior and stupid and barbarian Catholic and stuff.

How do I know this? Well, I'm told that the Hugo nomination people would have contacted all of the nominees. My publisher on Honor At Stake should have gotten something. I should have gotten a contact on Sad Puppies Bite Back

I have heard nothing. At all. And are we really surprised? Doing the math, about 20 fans voted for me in best novel with Honor at Stake. That doesn't translate into sales, especially since the Sad Puppies list came out about two weeks before the nomination. So I'm not shocked.

Though I am a little surprised about Sad Puppies Bite Back. Though I guess I shouldn't be. I got six votes in best fan writer, 12 for best related. But it's not exactly like it's that long ...

Okay, Sad Puppies Bite Back is about 24,000 words. Yes, I counted. That's half a novel. Yeesh. Who knew? So I guess it's not that surprising that people didn't speed through it and decide if it needed to be on the Hugo's nominations.

Ah well. My only problem here is that I need to actually work on making more blogs. I was going to rely on utterly insane comments.

This is where I shrug, say it was a nice ride, and move on to the next project.

Oh well, I can at least retire this image.


Yeah. That would have been so much fun, though, really. Heh.

I'll probably examine the rest of the list either later today, or just save it for Wednesday's blog. Depends on how the day goes. 

2 comments:

  1. It's a shame that you didn't make it, but there's always next time.

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    1. From now on, I'm ... chasing the Dragon.

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