eh, leaving aside GoT, marking this as reference
i don’t think you realize how big a deal this is tho :P
(some number-crunching: new!who was first eligible in 2006. so it’s been eight years. the nominees top out at 5. of all 40 finalists, 26 have been from doctor who. 27 if you count torchwood. sfwa is OUT OF CONTROL. doctor who’s not that good.
yeah i said it)
I’ve just been busy being sick and doing politicky stuff and wooing a couple people and reading Twitter instead of Tumblr so I totally missed out on any Tumblr stuff and/or feminist blog things. But here’s a backlog of links:
Tor.com has a list of all the winners and nominees.
I am not a little disappointed that the Best Novel award went to Connie Willis’s Blackout/All Clear—not the best novel from a venerable author who already has heaps of Hugos—rather than an up-and-comer like Mira Grant or N. K. Jemisin. Then again, people have been bemoaning Hugo voters’ tendency to award established, old-school, dare I say beige authors rather than younger, promising, novel ones since the dawn of our species.#as you know, bob, dave langford first won “best fan writer” three point five million years ago