RSS feeds are wonderful things. They let you follow blogs without actually having to surf to them. (Note: my RSS feed is off to the right)
So, I have a feed for Rocket Science News, a blog about Rocket Science an anthology by Ian Sales where my non-fiction piece “A Ray of Sunshine” appeared. One of the five non-fiction pieces, Karen Burnham’s “The Complexity of the Humble Spacesuit”, was on the shortlist for the British Science Fiction Association’s annual awards. Congratulations, Karen!
Then I wondered. Who else was on the list? So I looked. And there it was: A Ray of Sunshine. I was shocked clean through. It was a thrill to be published, but to be nominated for a BFSA Award? Stunning!
Whoever nominated my story, my everlasting thanks. You made my day.