Category Archives: Personal

Look What the Mailman Brought Me

And yes, our current mail person is a man. Anyway on Thursday, the mailman brought me a padded envelope, which contained the following: It’s my 2022 Hugo finalist certificate, Hugo pin, badge ribbon as well as the invitations for the … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Toy Photo Stories | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Cora is in the News Again

I was in the local paper Weser Kurier yesterday. Alexandra Penth interviewed me about my Hugo win and wrote a great article about it. You can read the article here, though it is behind a paywall, unless you’re a subscriber … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

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

Posted in General, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

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

Posted in General, Personal, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in General, Personal | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Cora’s Adventures at Flights of Foundry, the Obligatory 2021 Birthday Post and Some Other News

Life has been busy this last week, so here is an overview post about several of the things that happened in the meantime. As you may recall, I took part in the virtual 2021 Flights of Foundry convention last weekend. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Con Reports, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Happy New Year 2021

First of all, a happy new year to everybody who reads my blog! May 2021 be better than 2020 and bring you health, happiness and success! If you want to know what I’ve been up to in 2020, here is … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Obligatory Christmas Post 2020

Yes, I know that Christmas has been over for four days now, but I was pretty busy with a large translation job, so here is the somewhat belated obligatory 2020 Christmas post. In spite of the pandemic, our Christmas wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cora is considering starting a Patreon and wants your input

I’m considering starting a Patreon in 2021. Don’t worry, I will still be keeping up this blog, because I don’t believe in putting everything behind a pay wall. But some posts will go up earlier on Patreon than on the … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | 2 Comments