Category Archives: Meta

Locus finalists: Review update

Yesterday, I concluded reviewing one of the categories, the nominees for Best Short Story. The other categories are also in a good shape, but I won’t have read everything until June 26 when the winners will be announced. So, please … Continue reading

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2020 Nebula Award Winners

The 2020 Nebula Awards have just been announced at the SFWA Nebula conference. I’ve adapted the original list with my reviews and links to online available versions if available. Please note, that I’ve left out some categories which are less … Continue reading

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Level up (sort of)! 7 day streak

This just appeared after publishing my review for Lauren Beukes The Green. Considering that I had longer streaks – like 60 days or more publishing in a row – I think that this is a new WP achievement. Nonetheless it’s … Continue reading

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Level up! 900 posts.

As a RPG gamer, I always think that the first few levels are intentionally easy, but having past the first ten level ups, things get more difficult. Level 1: set up the blog Level 2: Publishing the first review Level … Continue reading

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Rereading the Wheel of Time – Progress Report 3

About the project A buddy read with my daughter: Rereading the Wheel of Time series, one chapter every other day plus talking about it. That’s partly motivated by the upcoming Amazon Prime TV series, and my daughter’s fascination with Brandon … Continue reading

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Hugo finalists: Review update & Pit stop

Just a couple of minutes ago, I concluded reviewing one of the categories, the nominees for Best Short Story. There is still a way to go, but I’ll call a halt for a month or so. There is a large … Continue reading

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Nebula finalists: Reviews finished

Just a short heads-up, folks: I’ve finished the reviews of the Nebula finalists. At least, as far as I will go for it – there are a couple of novels left but I don’t intend to read through them all. … Continue reading

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2021 Hugo Award Finalists

Today is 13.04.2021, and the Hugo Awards finalists have just been announced. The winners will be presented quite late at this year’s DisCon III 15.-19.12.2021. (Well, that gives us room to read through the nominations, right?) My plan is to … Continue reading

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Nebula finalists: Review update

The Nebula award finalists have been announced a while ago. Just a couple of minutes ago, I concluded reviewing one of the categories, the nominees for Best Short Story. Additionally, I’ve finished one novella, Riot Baby. And one book, Black … Continue reading

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Level up! 100 views daily

As a RPG gamer, I always think that the first few levels are intentionally easy, but having past the first ten level ups, things get more difficult. Level 1: set up the blog Level 2: Publishing the first review Level … Continue reading

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