Nebula Award Finalist
Ever since I found out about this I’ve been vibrating with joy. Ruby Finley vs. the Interstellar Invasion is a finalist for the Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction. This is my first ever Nebula nomination and I’m beyond honored. Squeeeeee!
I’m up against some tough competition. The whole ballot is stuffed with great books and media and games. I’m in the best company.
I hadn’t planned to attend Nebula Weekend this year. Problem is, with my Egypt trip coming up, I’m low on discretionary funds and can’t afford it. When I told my friend Alethea this she said I had to go then set up this GoFundMe to make it possible. (Have I mentioned lately that I have the BEST friends?) If it reaches the goal, I can go.
New Suns 2 Reading in Seattle
The Pacific Northwest authors are getting together for a reading at Seattle’s University Bookstore on March 23rd at 6PM. It’s not on their official events site yet. I suggest following them to get a ping when tickets go live.
The chaotic demise of Twitter has a lot of creative people worried about the future and how they’ll be able to get the word out about their creations and crowdfunding and such. Aleen and I talk about this fear and try our best to relieve some anxieties.
Classes and Workshops
Upcoming Writing the Other classes you may be interested in:
- K-Drama Inspirations to Maximize Your Story with Piper J. Drake | April 2nd, 10AM – 4PM Pacific
- Writing Fat Characters Master Class with Marianne Kirby and Meg Elison | April 21 – May 7
Scholarships are available for both.
Don’t forget to hop over to the I Heart This Thursday post for the month and let me know what’s giving you joy today.
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