Awards

2021 Eligibility Post

Hello nominators, thanks for stopping by. The Full Lid (Unpaid)My free weekly pop culture newsletter, edited by Marguerite KennerWe published 52 issues in 2021 with guest writers including Alex Acks, Kat Day, Margaret Dunlap, Kit Power, David Steffen and Chloë YatesEligible for Best FanzineA zip file of the complete 2021 issues in PDF is available …

2021 Eligibility Post

2020 Eligibility Post

Hello award nominators! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Alasdair Stuart and I had a very big year. This post lists it all, including date ranges for episodes and issues along with a few personal favorites.  And continuing on from last year, pay or affiliation is also listed. My free weekly pop culture newsletter, edited by …

2020 Eligibility Post

I’m a Hugo Finalist! Again!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31KhkQH2RFs] Have a guess which is my favorite part:) Don’t call it a comeback! Except it is! I’m a Best Fan Writer finalist again! I’m so happy to be back, especially for work I did in a year which was so stressful by the second half it actively made me ill. Better still, this …

I’m a Hugo Finalist! Again!

2019 Eligibility Post

It’s the most…necessary tiiiiime…of the yearrrrrr! Welcome to my eligibility post, folks. Before we get started, a quick note as I’m trying something a bit different. Every year, there’s a conversation around whether ‘paid’ work (and I use the term very loosely) is eligible for consideration in ‘fan’ categories. (The related questions of how much …

2019 Eligibility Post

Escape Artists Make The List At The BFS Awards

Wegfo Here’s the full list. Here’s the official press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Escape Artists Make The British Fantasy Award Finals Award-winning genre fiction podcasts PseudoPod and PodCastle have made the shortlist for the British Fantasy Society Best Audio award. The award, debuting last year, went to the audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys. …

Escape Artists Make The List At The BFS Awards

Quick Oscar and Razzie Thoughts

We’re officially into Awards season with the Oscars and the Razzies, the award ceremony they lend money to while it stays in their garage, both announcing their shortlists. As is always the case there’s some interesting choices and some astonishing omissions. Here’s a couple of thoughts with links either to trailers or pieces I wrote …

Quick Oscar and Razzie Thoughts

2018 Award Eligibility Post

Happy almost New Year everyone! Awards season returns, like that panto veteran you’re sure died years ago and in fact, may have…   Last year I had a really pleasant surprise when I placed on the long list for Best Fan Writer. I have to be completely honest, I would love to be a nominee this …

2018 Award Eligibility Post

The Books What I Write In

I’m working out of four notebooks at the moment. The Iron Man Moleskine on the top left is my Escape Artists/Patreon planning book. Ideas for posts, schedules for promo tweets, notes and outlines all go in there. Marguerite has the same range, but featuring Hulk, so every meeting actually is like the Avengers assembling. And …

The Books What I Write In

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