The Hugo awards nominations process is now officially open. You'll recall that there are several lists of eligible works, including the one on John Scalzi's blog, the one on Charlie Stross's blog, and the one Boing Boing readers put together. If you attended last year's World Science Fiction convention, or if you're attending next year's, you're eligible to nominate.
Once again, here's my list:
* My novel Homeland, the sequel to Little Brother, came out in February 2013 from Tor Teen. It's a YA novel.
* I also published a companion novella, "Lawful Interception", in August 2013 on Tor.com.
* My short story "By His Things Will You Know Him" was published in June 2013 on Boing Boing and in The Coming Age of Networked Matter.
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