Hugo Musings – Novellas

I like novellas. They are long enough to tell a more complicated story but are relatively short and thus allow us to read them fast. Some of my favourite SF works fall into this category. I was looking forward to read nominated novellas.

Please be aware that the post below may contain some spoilers.
The order in which I covered the stories is not the one I used on the ballot.

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Hugo Musings – Novelettes

So here they are – my musings about the second category of works nominated for Hugo Awards – Novelettes. First of all I must mention that there will be some spoilers in this post. If you haven’t read the stories and you don’t like spoilers it may be best to refrain from continuing reading this.
The order in which I covered the stories is not the one I used on the ballot.

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Hugo Musings – Short Stories

The time has come for me to go through works nominated for the Hugo Awards this year. I am almost sure I won’t manage to vote in every category (I never do) but I hope to be able to cover at least some of them. I thought that I may write some of my thoughts – and here I am. First of all I must mention that there will be some spoilers in this post. If you haven’t read the stories and you don’t like spoilers it may be best to refrain from continuing reading this post.

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TGIFF is coming

The Galactic Imaginarium Film Festival (TGIFF) is approaching really fast!
Just a blink of an eye ago it was way ahead of me and now it is almost here. I must say I look forward to it. There are a few reasons why – one of them is because I am a special guest at the event. It makes me happy and slightly nervous. But most important fact are the movies. You can check the programme here. I did not yet made my decisions about which films to watch but I will do it soon.

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Online geeking

Oh dear! The beginning of 2020 is not what we all hoped for. With the pandemic around, we had to really change a lot. Conventions are being cancelled or postponed until summer/autumn. Smaller gatherings are also being cancelled (or moved online). And I believe I am not the only who misses meeting with people… Luckily, a few interesting geeky initiatives appeared.

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