Noumenon Infinity Honored by the ALA

Noumenon Infinity was honored by the American Library Association and The Reading List Council at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.  It made the short list for their 2019 Reading List in the Science fiction category.  The winner and other short listed sci-fi novels are as follows: Winner “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal. AContinue reading “Noumenon Infinity Honored by the ALA”

For Your Judgement and Sheer Enjoyment

It’s that time of year again, when we authors crow about what we’ve accomplished. More specifically, which publications are eligible for award nominations. In the Best Novel category, I of course am super-duper-phantasmagorically proud of Noumenon Infinity, which is eligible for awards such as the Nebula and the Hugo.  Vanhi’s hands flew away from herContinue reading “For Your Judgement and Sheer Enjoyment”

The #HugoAwards are Supposed to be Fun, Damn It!

I know I haven’t said anything about this year’s Hugo Awards on the blog.  There are reasons.  Reason number one being that I have work to do and there are plenty of more fervent voices chiming in already.  Reason number two is that I know people involved to various degrees and do not wish toContinue reading “The #HugoAwards are Supposed to be Fun, Damn It!”

Stories (by Me and Others) Eligible for Awards this Year

Hello all!  If you by any chance are nominating for either the Nebulas or Hugos, here is a list of my publications from 2014 that are awards-eligible (which excludes  reprints and shared-world stories). I’ve linked to the stories that are available on line. Best Short Story category: Elsa’s Spheres, sci-fi (IGMS) Imma Gonna Finish You Off, sci-fiContinue reading “Stories (by Me and Others) Eligible for Awards this Year”

Winners Announced for this year’s Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest

I’m a bit late in posting this, but… 2014 Winners: GRAND PRIZE “Low Arc” by Sean Monaghan SECOND PLACE “Balance” by Marina J. Lostetter THIRD PLACE “Wind Shear” by Angus McIntyre Congrats to Sean and Angus! I’m honored to share the podium with you. ~Marina