April 07, 2022

Here are the 2022 Hugo Award Finalists

The Hugo Awards is the biggest science fiction award in the world of books, and it has been running since 1953. The winners are chosen by popular vote of members of the World Science Fiction Society, and they are announced at WorldCon. This year, the organization received 1,368 nominating ballots, which have been narrowed down to a shortlist of finalists in several categories, including Best Novel, Best Short Story, Best Professional Artist, Best Fan Cast, and more. They also announced related awards (though not Hugos): Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book and Astounding Award for Best New Writer. Best...

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Infographic: Reader Centric May Observances to Bolster Your Author Branding

Reading Time: 2 minutesI thought I would give you a head start on some May Observances that feature reader and book-centric themes to support your author branding and content ideas! Just like my full-length monthly observances posts, use these holidays as inspiration for your newsletter, blog, or social media posts. As always, your posts should encourage your fans and followers to respond, chime in, share their feedback, insight, stories, etc. Don’t forget to work that angle: let them know you want to hear from them! Also, remember: Your goal is to encourage engagement – never post flat content; be creative...

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