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Scribe Award Nominees Announced

By T'Bonz
April 2, 2008 - 4:06 AM

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers (IAMTW) announced their Scribe Award Nominees for tie-in books published in 2007.

As reported by IAMTW, the nominees for the Second Annual Scribe Awards were announced today.

The Scribe Awards acknowledge excellence in licensed tie-in writing, which are novels based on television shows, movies and games. They will be awarded in July at the Comic-Com convention in San Diego.

Several familiar Star Trek writers were nominated this year, for Star Trek and other tie-in stories. They were nominated in the Speculative Fiction category as well as the Young Adult category. Scribe Awards also are given for General Fiction and Game-Related Fiction.

In the Speculative Fiction category, which encompasses science fiction, fantasy and horror, the nominated stories and authors are broken down into two categories; Best Speculative Original and Best Speculative Adaptive. The nominees are:
Best Speculative Origin: Last Days of Krypton by Kevin J. Anderson, Stargate Atlantis Casualties of War by Elizabeth Christiansen and Star Trek: Q&A by Keith R.A. DeCandido.
Best Speculative Adapted: Resident Evil: Extinction by Keith R.A. DeCandido, 52: The Novel by Greg Cox and 30 Days of Night by Tim Lebbon.

Nominees for Best Young Adult Original: Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Deathless by Keith R.A. DeCandido, Goodlund Trilogy: Volume Three: Warriors Bones by Stephen D. Sullivan, Clue_crew Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #10: Ticket Trouble by Stacia Deutsch and Rudy Cohon.

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