Category Archives: General

2022: A Hugo Odyssey

As you probably know, I won a Hugo. However, because Worldcon was in Chicago this year, the trophy was also in Chicago, while I was in Germany. Based on observations from previous years, I expected that it would take a … Continue reading

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I Won a Hugo Award!

You’ll have to wait a bit longer for the 2022 Hugo Winner commentary, because it turns out that I’m one of the winners. That was a huge surprise, because I honestly didn’t think I’d win this year, considering how strong … Continue reading

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Cora is in the Local Newspaper as well as Free Sword and Sorcery

Yes, it’s another link post. To begin with, I was in the local newspaper Kreiszeitung today and Andreas Hapke wrote a great profile about me and my Hugo nomination. As a bonus, you can see my three Hugo pins in … Continue reading

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Of Rockets and Hugos

The final Star Trek Picard review is coming and I also have something new planned for this blog that you’ll hopefully enjoy. But for now I have two other things to share. For starters, I was interviewed by the wonderful … Continue reading

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Cora is a Three-Time Hugo Finalist!

As you probably know, the finalists for the 2022 Hugo Awards have just been announced. And I promise you that the detailed analysis of the finalists, which I know you’re all waiting for, is coming as soon as I can … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the 2022 Hugo Finalists, Whoever They May Be

This is an updated repost of this post from last year, which a lot of people found helpful. Nominations for the 2022 Hugo Awards closed yesterday and the finalists are expected to be announced sometime in April. Right now, no … Continue reading

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Cora is the Winner of the 2021 Space Cowboy Award!

This is yet another announcement post, because I’ve been getting a lot of good news to announce of late. For starters, I was interviewed by Dierck Wittenberg of the local paper Kreiszeitung about my Hugo nomination. You can read the … Continue reading

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Cora is a Hugo Finalist Again!

As you probably know, the finalists for the 2021 Hugo Awards have just been announced. You can watch the announcement video on the DisCon III YouTube channel. And I promise you that the detailed analysis of the finalists, which I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the 2021 Hugo Finalists, Whoever They May Be

DisCon III, the 2021 Worldcon in Washington DC, will announce the finalists for the 2021 Hugo Awards on April 13. Right now, no one except for possibly the Hugo administrators knows who those finalists will be. However, sometime in the … Continue reading

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Cora’s Adventures at CoNZealand, the Virtual 2020 Worldcon, and Some Thoughts on Virtual Conventions in General

So far, I’ve talked a lot about the Hugo ceremony at CoNZealand, the virtual 2020 Worldcon, but little about the con itself, which is a pity, because CoNZealand was actually pretty good, all things considered. Normally, this would be a … Continue reading

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