Hugo Awards Winners Announced

The 2013 Hugo (World Science Fiction) Awards and the John Campbell Award have been announced.

The awards were announced and presented at Lonestar 3, the World SF Convention, in Texas and broadcast online. A full list of the winners can be found on Lonestar’s website.

Some of the winners are:

Best Novel – Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor)

Best Novella – “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form) – The Avengers,
Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form) – Game of Thrones episode “Blackwater”.
Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall. Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (HBO)


G’day Y’all

Congratulations to Rob Roy Herzog on the publication of his book G’day Y’all.

Rob’s book is a collection of tales from one man’s life¬†which will both entertain and open a window into the recent past. Life in Hawesville, Kentucky in the days before television, where he took his gun to school more than once, service on five different US Navy aircraft carriers during the Vietnam War, life in tropical Townsville, Australia, and years of intelligence service in the Australian capital, Canberra, gifted the author with many wonderful encounters with a wide variety of people.

Rob’s book is available from and And from xlibris: