I’m so very pleased to be a winner in the Women in Film & Television, from our Dark Side contest. This win allows me to develop my winning pitch into a pilot and a great series plan, complete with graphic designer and story editor mentors! So we’re going to Montreal in July with this project! Thanks Women In Film & Television Vancouver!
In keeping with this week of announcements, we’re excited to present the selected winners of our From Our Dark Side Genre Contest! Congratulations to:
Selaine Henriksen (ON) – “Cold Snap”
Julia Rowland & Kristy La Pointe (ON) – “A Better Brain”
Cat Girczyc (BC) – “Lights, Camera, Paranormal Action!”
Lauren Marsden (BC) – “Mama D’Lo”
Marie Clements (BC) – “Sparrow”/ “Nel Dzay Ya”
Read all about it: http://bit.ly/FODS6Win
Aurora Awards eligibility lists are open! To participate in our national awards, you have to be a member of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association CSFFA ($10) per year. All Canadians are eligible to join and nominate. Then CSFFA members vote on the actual award winners once the nominations are set. You must join to be able to vote on which stories or poems are actually nominated. Nomination dates are
|March 1, 2020||Nominations open|
|April 18, 2020||Nominations close|
Nominations is the second phase of the Aurora Awards process. Works from the eligibility lists are nominated by CSFFA members for the Aurora Awards ballot. The top five works in each category with the most nominations will be placed on the ballot.
I have 2 stories and one poem that are eligible and would love it if I received a nomination this year, so keep in mind the following:
Story – Absinthe Kind in Polar Borealis #12 Nov/Dec 2019
Story – WRASSE in Neo-Opsis #30 Dec 2019
Poem – “Law of Love” in Polar Borealis #9 March 2019.
Join CSSFA to get automatically emailed when it’s time to nominate at this website: https://prixaurorawards.ca/?doing_wp_cron=1579131388.8118300437927246093750
Here’s hoping that all your writing and creative dreams are realized in the coming year!
My American colleagues are all going to enjoy Thanksgiving this week, so here’s a nice image for them:
Good writing done today! I felt that I was starting to round-up the characters, and head towards the end. It feels like I’m making progress, which is great.