Housekeeping Post: Awards Eligibility for Desdemona and the Deep

Helllooooo there! I keep seeing these things pop up, and so: voila! AWARDS POST!

The only thing of mine that has come out this year (I think) is Desdemona and the Deep.

With regards to the Nebula word count requirements, I believe it would be considered a leeetle novel.

I think if it were to be considered for any other award–Locus, Hugo, or World Fantasy–it would be considered a novella (as it was written to be one), though I did a slip or two of the fingers in the editing stage and WHOOPS went my word count.

If thou’rt of a mind to do’t, go ye forth and READ my Des, and then–should she please thee, Phossy Gals et al–go on and give her a GREAT GOBLIN GOB OF VOTAGE RIGHT WHERE THE GOBBIN GETS GOOD!


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5 responses to “Housekeeping Post: Awards Eligibility for Desdemona and the Deep

  1. Remind me what the actual wordcount is, my darling?

  2. csecooney

    41,017–and so, for the Nebulas, a novel. I have asked if there was wriggle room, but not for that particular one, I think. I should do some more responsible research, but ah. MY ONE WEAKNESS.


    I vote for you ! and DESDEMONA! and the DEEP! (do I get three votes???? lol, love ya

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