Deborah J Miller - Award Administrator's Blog – November 2009 Archive (4)

Robert Holdstock RIP

We here at the DGLA are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our friend, Robert Holdstock.



Rob was a staunch supporter of the Awards & attended the ceremony in June (where this lovely picture was taken). He knew David very well and told me that they were born just one night and one mile apart on consecutive nights - 1st & 2nd August - the Fantasy stars must have been in the ascendant then! Ever the gentleman, Rob insisted on… Continue

Added by Deborah J Miller - Award Administrator on November 30, 2009 at 12:30 — No Comments

Nominations so far... 17/11/09

The 2009 Nominations are coming in at a goodly pace! Just to re-cap for those of you who might not have checked the site in the last week or so:



VOYAGER:



Rides a Dread Legion - Raymond E Feist



The Dragon Keeper - Robin Hobb



The Silver Mage - Katharine Kerr



The Rise of the Iron Moon - Stephen Hunt



Tyrant’s Blood - Fiona McIntosh



*All titles Nominated for both the LEGEND & RAVENHEART… Continue

Added by Deborah J Miller - Award Administrator on November 17, 2009 at 15:17 — No Comments

TIMETABLE FOR 2009 AWARDS

We've had a few questions from new Members and interested browsers, as to how/when people can vote for this year's Awards. (It's great that everyone is so keen!) So, as last year, I've compiled a little timetable of how things should unfold. It's available as a PDF download in the right-hand column >>>



At this moment, we have announced the Award to the industry and we're awaiting the Nominations from the publishers. Rest assured we will be sending out Bulletins to our… Continue

Added by Deborah J Miller - Award Administrator on November 4, 2009 at 11:31 — No Comments

Exciting news! TWO NEW CATEGORIES FOR THE DGLA!

When we established The David Gemmell Legend Award For Fantasy it was with the intention of subsequently introducing further award categories to cover other aspects of the fantasy genre. We are now pleased to announce two new, additional awards, to be presented at next year’s ceremony. They are -



‘The Morningstar Award for Best Newcomer’



and



‘The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art’



The Morningstar Award will give… Continue

Added by Deborah J Miller - Award Administrator on November 2, 2009 at 15:05 — 3 Comments

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