Nominations for Best of 2010?


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Post January 13, 2011, 01:48:04 PM

Nominations for Best of 2010?

In a few weeks (he said, fingers, toes, and eyes crossed), we will be publishing the Best of 2010 (plus some new material, for those who want to ignore the past and be doomed to repeat it anyway).

So -- any nominations? In spite of the unprecedented number of "Double Issues", we had nearly as many stories, long fiction pieces, poems, and features as usual, so the Editorial Mafia would welcome any suggestions that might narrow the field a bit.

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Post January 13, 2011, 04:18:17 PM

nominations

Since you asked:
The Last Concerto **** (out of 4 stars)
Is there something in the Attic (March 2010) ***
Butterfly Effect #2 poetry April 2010****
The Order of the Sun ***
The Tin City Good Deal – Sci Fi – April 2010 ****
Coffee with the Last Man on Earth - May 2010 ****
The Moonshine Monarch & the Elm **** weird Sci Fi
Shift/Change Alternative ***
My Salieri Complex *** July 2010
Hawking Radiation **** August 2010
Ruta Norte *** Alternative fiction October 2010
The True Death****
Death Ships***
Darkhall**** October 2010
The Tale of the Heavenly Bureaucracy *** October 2010
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Post January 13, 2011, 04:33:28 PM

Re: nominations

bottomdweller wrote:Since you asked:
The Last Concerto **** (out of 4 stars)
Is there something in the Attic (March 2010) ***
Butterfly Effect #2 poetry April 2010****
The Order of the Sun ***
The Tin City Good Deal – Sci Fi – April 2010 ****
Coffee with the Last Man on Earth - May 2010 ****
The Moonshine Monarch & the Elm **** weird Sci Fi
Shift/Change Alternative ***
My Salieri Complex *** July 2010
Hawking Radiation **** August 2010
Ruta Norte *** Alternative fiction October 2010
The True Death****
Death Ships***
Darkhall**** October 2010
The Tale of the Heavenly Bureaucracy *** October 2010


Thanks muchly. You've mixed sections (a few poems and long-fiction entries amongst the short story nominations), but I would agree that the short stories you picked all have something about them that stands out -- whether it's a premise that captures your imagination, or outstanding use of language, or evocation of a particular mood.

Any others want to second or contradict Michele's nominations? Bueller? Bueller?

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Post January 28, 2011, 11:15:38 PM

LAST CHANCE FOR NOMINATIONS

I will be blitzing next week to get new material prepped and uploaded and to build the Best of 2010 short story index. So far, only Michele has taken the opportunity to make suggestions (good ones, at that)... Surely someone out there will want to contradict her! Bueller? Bueller?
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Post January 31, 2011, 08:52:36 AM

Some Paradigms Don't Shift By Jerrod Cotosman

I'll submit this one for the Humor Category. It's a timeless take on the endless rounds of over-educated & wisdom-challenged types spanning the professions.
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Post January 31, 2011, 11:48:50 AM

I'm too lazy to check, but didn't I submit the best song (by default) this year?

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