Tag Archive: Ben Peek

May 10

Fan Writery Links #2

I’m busy at the moment – you’ll see why shortly – so I haven’t had time to blog.  (One of these day I’ll do those other Hugo posts that I’ve been threatening to write).  In the meantime, here’s some links to the brilliant thoughts of a bunch of people I respect.  (All of whom should …

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Apr 01

Going Chris Priest on the Aurealis Awards

Unless you’ve been away from the Internet for the last week, you’ll know that Christopher Priest went ballistic on this years Clarke Awards short list. What you might have missed is that a week or so before the Clarke Awards list was released the short list for Australia’s premier genre award (also judged by a …

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Mar 18

Don’t be apathetic – get off your arse and nominate for the Ditmars

Look, I know it’s easy to be cynical about the Ditmars, and for that matter local awards like the Chronos and the Tin Ducks. Fuck all people nominate for them, even less actually vote and so the results always feel at best open to calls that the process is corrupt or at worst meaningless. The …

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