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OK, sometimes 'they're both from the same country, they must be the same person' *is* valid
james_nicoll
I think this has reached the point where nothing new on any side is going to get said and I would like to reclaim 'recent comments' for other subjects so I will be freezing this when I get home tonight

This might affect the author's rebranding except as far as I can tell editors already knew and didn't care.

Does anyone remember what, if any, repercussions there were from Blish revealing himself to be noted critical gadfly William Aethling, Jr.?

I have no idea what Nick means by shenanigans but this bit?
Unfortunately it means no Hugos or Campbells for her.

The odds of her winning a Not a Hugo Campbell Award were always slim because authors get exactly two rolls of the dice for that one but there's the other Not a Hugo Campbell for the novel John W. Campbell would have been least likely to buy while alive and I can assure you if Campbell ever bought a story from a woman from Asia, I am completely unaware of it.

The Hugo, who knows? There was a lot of cane-shaking at Rowling for sullying the grand traditions of our genre with books the general public actually wanted to read and yet she got a rocket.

[A note: due to problems with spam, I have to personally unscreen all anonymous comments and since it is Thanksgiving I cannot promise to be superdiligent about doing that for the next couple of days]

Also posted at Dreamwidth, where there are comment count unavailable comment(s); comment here or there.

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Yup, it's confirmed. (And, nose-holding over trolling aside, I'll be nominating "Scale Bright" for best novella next year.)
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Where and how is it confirmed?
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Did you read the link James posted? I think an editor who's worked with her is a valid source of confirmation.
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But that specifically says "without exact confirmation," and it's not clear to me what her having a story in Phantasm Japan has to do with the matter. In other words, if you already have more context than I do about the situation, presumably that post makes perfect sense, but if you don't, it doesn't.
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Private email between me and Bee. (I asked, "is it true?" and she said "yes".)

Edited at 2014-10-10 07:43 pm (UTC)
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Is this really the place to announce that you're going to be doing that?
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