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(Crossposted from Jennifer Brozek)

The nomination period for the 2017 Hugo Awards is now open. Below is what I am eligible for and what I published in 2016 I believe deserves to be nominated.

Novels
The Last Days of Salton Academy, YA horror novel - Ragnarok Publications
(While I had two other omnibuses and a fiction collection published, none of those are eligible and I am not eligible for the John W. Campbell award.)

Short Stories
“ARMIN LAAS” - ROBOTS! Origins Game Fair anthology (Science fiction)
“Inky, Blinky, and Me” - Man and Machine anthology (Science fiction)
“Dark Side Matters” - Drawing Destiny, a Sixth World Tarot anthology (Science fantasy)
“The Unfortunate Case of Sister Ruth” - Shockwaves, a V-Wars anthology (Urban fantasy)
“Feathers in Flight” - Tempest, All-New Tales of Valdemar anthology (High fantasy)

Editor – Short Form
I edited both EGM Shorts and Speculate! short fiction in 2016.

Remember, you need have been a member of last year’s Worldcon, and/or be a member of this year’s Worldcon, and/or be a member of next year's Worldcon to be eligible to either nominate or vote.

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(Crossposted from Jennifer Brozek)

It is all Shadowrun all the time right now. I'm deep into MAKEDA RED and that's pretty much all I'm doing right now. So, here's some links for you and a chance for you to win a set of Melissa Allen audiobooks.

REVIEW: Here's a great review of NEVER LET ME. I really appreciate reviews like this.

REVIEW: Here's a really good review of APOCALYPSE GIRL DREAMING. I love the fact that some of the stories stick with her.

REVIEW: Here's a great review of DECISION POINTS. The reviewer says that my story, "The Prince of Artemis V," hit a home run.

SALE: Apocalypse Ink Productions is having a sale of my Karen Wilson Chronicles books! If you were waiting to get any of the individual trade paperbacks, Now is the time to get them. After May 1st, they are gone for good. Karen Wilson Chronicles Trade Paperback Last Chance Sale. 4 Trade for $30.

AUDIOBOOKS: All three Melissa Allen audiobooks are available. You can listen to NEVER LET ME SLEEP, NEVER LET ME LEAVE, and NEVER LET ME DIE, read by the marvelous Elizabeth Evans. Also, email me at gaaneden at gmail dot com for a chance to win all three audiobooks!

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(Crossposted from Jennifer Brozek)

Bubble and Squeek is full of all kinds of good news. It helps me get over this terrible throat thing ("acute pharyngitis") I've been dealing with. Thank goodness for antibiotics. I am no longer contagious and will be at Norwescon.

Article: Never Let Me Sleep got a shout out in this article: 13 Horror Books that Might Be the Next Hit Movie. Can I just say, "Yes, please."?

Audible: All three Melissa Allen books (Never Let Me Sleep, Never Let Me Leave, Never Let Me Die) are available for pre-order on Audible! My first audiobook series. This is thrilling and terrifying.

Award: I’ve won 2nd place in the 2016 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award Contest! The thing I really like about this contest (besides that it is free to enter) is the fact that it is a blind read. It is the story that won. Not the author’s rep or connections.

Pre-Order: The Usual Path to Publication edited by Shannon Page. My own essay, "No One True Way," has three different examples of how I sold something to be published.

Release: Happy book release day to me. The Karen Wilson Chronicles ebook and paperback omnibus! It has all four KWC novels, every Kendrick story written (even the ones not in the four KWC books), and a new John Corso story. It’s pretty hefty and can be used as a bludgeoning instrument. I am so proud of this book!

Release: Speaking of the Karen Wilson Chronicles omnibus, it is also available in a Signed, Limited Edition Hardback form. We will only sell these at conventions (like Norwescon) and on the AIP website. Once they are gone, they are gone.

Reminder: I will be at Norwescon this weekend and here is my schedule. Hope to see you there.

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(Crossposted from Jennifer Brozek)

First, there's still the Jay Lake Process of Writing giveaway that includes the limited JayWake hardback edition of the book.



Then there is What Fates Impose GoodReads giveaway. I have a story in this. "A Card Given" is set in the Karen Wilson Chronicles universe.


 




Goodreads Book Giveaway


What Fates Impose by Nayad Monroe


What Fates Impose


by Nayad Monroe



Giveaway ends September 22, 2013.


See the giveaway details at Goodreads.




Enter to win

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Happy book release day to me! Yay! Human for a Day has been released! Yesterday I posted about what this means to me. I am happy dancing today. Also, a number of people asked me what I wanted for my birthday.

Honestly, what I really want is for people to buy my books and send me photos of them, their pets, their fabric friends and/or their plants with my books. Keep the books or give them as gifts. That really is the best gift you can give me. Email me your pictures at gaaneden at gmail dot com.

Here's some of the books you can buy.






  • Human for a Day, anthology, DAW, December 2011. Amazon | Barnes & Noble

  • Finding Home: Community in Apocalyptic Worlds, anthology, Timid Pirate, December 2011. Amazon | GoodReads

  • Space Tramps, anthology, Flying Pen Press, September 2011. Amazon | Flying Pen Press

  • Beast Within 2: Predator & Prey, anthology, Graveside Tales, July 2011. Amazon | Graveside Books

  • Human Tales, anthology, Dark Quest Books, March 2011. Amazon | Dark Quest Books

  • Beauty Has Her Way, anthology, Dark Quest Books, January 2011. Amazon | Dark Quest Books Store

  • In a Gilded Light: 105 Tales of the Macabre, Dark speculative fiction collection, Dark Quest Books, July 2010. Amazon | Dark Quest Books Store

  • The Little Finance Book That Could, Non-fiction finance book on becoming debt free, Lean Marketing Press, June 2010. Amazon

  • Close Enounters of the Urban Kind, anthology, Apex Publications, April 2010. Apex Book Store

  • Grants Pass, anthology, Morrigan Books, August 2009. Amazon | Kindle

    If you would rather give me something more tangible than a photo, here are my Amazon and ThinkGeek lists:
  • Amazon Wishlist
  • ThinkGeek Wishlist

    Finally...

    Goodreads Book Giveaway for Human for a Day

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    Want to win a copy of Close Encounters of the Urban Kind anthology? Answer the poll correctly and be put in the hat for the drawing. It is that simple.


    [Poll #1563010]
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    [livejournal.com profile] cj_ruby!

    By random draw of me sticking the names randomly in a list, then randomly asking my husband for a number, [livejournal.com profile] cj_ruby has won the GRANTS PASSS link contest. So, CJ, please email me your postal address to gaaneden at gmail dot com. The GRANTS PASS package includes Grants Pass stuff, a survival kit and a couple other cool things.

    Next contest will be in March when I have more time and more brains.
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    GRANTS PASS on Kindle.

    Time for a contest!

    Spread this link around and let me know and you will be put in a drawing for a "Grants Pass" package. It has some very cool stuff in it--including a survival kit.

    (Let me know by comment in this post or email.)
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    My Google-fu has failed me.

    I am looking for the creator of this image of a destroyed Seattle.

    I cannot find out anything about it. On the bottom right corner, it has the word "Scratched" and a second word I cannot make out. I think the second might be "technology" but I'm not sure.

    I want to compliment the creator on the image.

    I want to buy a hard copy print of it.

    Let's make it a contest: The first person who can get me in contact with the creator/owner of this image, will win a copy of my post apocalyptic anthology GRANTS PASS and my sincere appreciation.

    NOTE: The creator has been found. It is Scott Shepard, a Seattle local. Thank you.
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    Win stuff from me personally at http://www.apexauthorlottery.info/products/short-story-critique-grants-pass-mastication-jennifer-brozek

    or win cool stuff from the other Apex authors and edtiors at http://www.apexauthorlottery.info/

    It is all good stuff. Looks like I'm going to enter because some of it is too good to miss.
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    Flames Rising ezine is hosting a "Send a Friend to Gen Con Indy 2009!" contest and I am one of their prize sponsers with a signed copy of the GRANTS PASS anthology. All the information is here: http://www.flamesrising.com/gencon-2009-send-a-friend/

    Guidelines: Send us your recommendation via our Flames Rising contact form. Let us know who you are and who you are nominating for the prize. We’d like to know why they should win the Gen Con Indy bade coupon. We recommend no more than 500 words per entry, but that is just a guideline. Depending upon the number of entries we receive, we may post the top five entries in a follow-up post. If we do that, we will not post your email address publicly nor will we include your last name.

    Deadline: The deadline for this contest is midnight, Wednesday, June 24th.
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    http://www.apexbookcompany.com/news/2009/06/announcing-the-fourth-annual-apex-halloween-short-story-contest/

    I’m pleased to announce the details of the fourth annual Apex Halloween Short Story Contest!

    Contest rules in a nutshell:
    Theme: Urban myths with an alien origin
    Deadline: October 15th, 2009
    Word Count: Maximum of 2,500 words
    Submission Address: halloween@apexbookcompany.com

    The prize this year is publication in Jennifer Brozek’s upcoming Apex anthology Close Encounters of the Urban Kind. First place gets publication and payment of 8 cents per word for their story (and a copy of the antho). Second place gets publication and payment of 5 cents per word for their story (and a copy of the antho). Jennifer’s anthology is invite only, so these will be the only open spots available to non-solicited manuscripts.

    The Apex editing team will choose the ten to fifteen best stories and submit those to Jennifer. Jennifer will proceed to pick the winner and runner-up for publication. Her anthology can be described as “combining the dark allure of urban legends with the high stakes of alien encounters”.

    Best of luck!
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    Congratulations to [livejournal.com profile] jesshartley for winning the GRANTS PASS anthology pre-order link contest. She won as the number my husband picked at random when I walked in and said "Pick a number between 1 and 15." She wins some stuff from Grants Pass, OR, a letter from Kayley Allard and some other cool stuff that will be a surprise.

    Jess, you need to email me your postal address to receive your prize.

    There will be another GRANTS PASS anthology link contest in August. In the meantime, you can pre-order the anthology here: http://www.morriganbooks.com/?page_id=172
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    Like all good authors and editors, I want to get the word out for my upcoming anthology GRANTS PASS. As such, I am having a contest to help this. If you spread the word about the GRANTS PASS anthology and its pre-order link between the dates of May 29, 2009 and June 6, 2009 and then link your post to THIS contest journal entry (http://jennifer-brozek.livejournal.com/50584.html), your name will be tossed into the hat for a prize. This prize includes stuff from Grants Pass city, a letter from Kayley Allard and other neat stuff. Please note that if you win this prize you will need to email me your postal address.

    The GRANTS PASS anthology is available for pre-order from Morrigan Books at http://www.morriganbooks.com/?page_id=172



    The apocalypse has arrived. Humanity was decimated by bio-terrorism; three engineered plagues were let loose on the world. Barely anyone has survived. Just a year before the collapse, Grants Pass, Oregon, USA, was publicly labeled as a place of sanctuary in a whimsical online, “what if” post. Now, it has become one of the last known refuges, and the hope, of mankind. Would you go to Grants Pass based on the words of someone you’ve never met?



    “Each story from Grants Pass draws from the same well of emotions and horror as Stephen King’s THE STAND and Robert McCammon’s SWAN SONG. It’ll take you to the darker sides of humanity and yet, at the end of the road, Grants Pass will show you the hope and possibilities of the human spirit.”
    – Jason Sizemore, Stoker-nominated editor-in-chief of Apex Book Company and author of Irredeemable.

    “This is a unique anthology that deserves attention. You’ll hear echoes of Stephen King’s The Stand, David Brin’s The Postman and even Cormac McCarthy’s The Road as you read this series of stories about the survivors of a great plague. The stories are varied and lively, and their talented authors lead you (sometimes kicking and screaming) toward sanctuary. If you’re reading these words now, dive into these pages, and meet the survivors at Grants Pass.”
    — Patrick Swenson, editor of Talebones Magazine.

    “Grants Pass is a remarkable, disturbing, and worthwhile read, and one that is likely to stay with the reader for some time to come. I’m predicting that this anthology will be up for a swag of awards come the next round of Aurealis, Ditmar and Australian Shadows nominations.”
    – Chuck McKenzie, HorrorScope

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