We are delighted to announce that Writing Excuses Season 7 is a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Related work. We are all excited and honored to be in this list of fellow nominees.
- The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature Edited by Edward James & Farah Mendlesohn (Cambridge UP)
- Chicks Dig Comics: A Celebration of Comic Books by the Women Who Love Them Edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Sigrid Ellis (Mad Norwegian Press)
- Chicks Unravel Time: Women Journey Through Every Season of Doctor Who Edited by Deborah Stanish & L.M. Myles (Mad Norwegian Press)
- I Have an Idea for a Book… The Bibliography of Martin H. Greenberg Compiled by Martin H. Greenberg, edited by John Helfers (The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box)
- Writing Excuses Season Seven by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler and Jordan Sanderson
In addition to this, Brandon received a nomination for his novella, The Emperor’s Soul. This is is first Hugo fiction nomination. His fellow nominees for Best Novella are:
- After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress (Tachyon Publications)
- The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
- On a Red Station, Drifting by Aliette de Bodard (Immersion Press)
- San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats by Mira Grant (Orbit)
- “The Stars Do Not Lie” by Jay Lake (Asimov’s, Oct-Nov 2012)
You can also listen to Project In Depth from Season Seven, in which we take a close look at Brandon’s process of writing this novella.
And Howard is nominated again for Best Graphic Story with Schlock Mercenary: Random Access Memorabilia. Well done!
- Grandville Bête Noire written and illustrated by Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse Comics, Jonathan Cape)
- Locke & Key Volume 5: Clockworks written by Joe Hill, illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW)
- Saga, Volume One written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
- Schlock Mercenary: Random Access Memorabilia by Howard Tayler, colors by Travis Walton (Hypernode Media)
- Saucer Country, Volume 1: Run written by Paul Cornell, illustrated by Ryan Kelly, Jimmy Broxton and Goran Sudžuka (Vertigo)