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    Doris V. Sutherland

    Horror historian, animation addict and tubular transdudette. Catch me on Twitter @dorvsutherland, or view my blog at dorisvsutherland.wordpress.com. If you like my writing enough to fling money my way, then please visit patreon.com/dorvsutherland.

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Novellas

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Novellas3

    In this series on the Sad Puppies controversy, I have been comparing the works picked for the 2015 Sad and Rabid Puppies slates with the stories that were nominated for the Hugo in 2014. Were the previous nominees truly overwhelmed with preachy “message fiction”? What kinds of stories had the Sad Puppies chosen to promote

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Novelettes

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Novelettes4

    This is the second post in my series on the Sad Puppies controversy that rocked the Hugo awards in 2015. In the first, I took a look at the short stories on the campaign slate and compared them with the 2014 Hugo nominations in the same category. Now it is time to step up to the next bracket

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  • What’s it Like to Have Your Art Stolen by Racists?

    What’s it Like to Have Your Art Stolen by Racists?0

    Alan Rogerson and Chris Collingwood are two artists with very different visual styles. Alan makes vibrant, blocky linocut prints, while Chris paints historical scenes depicting the warriors of bygone conflicts. Both artists have something in common, however: their work was stolen by a racist group called English Advocates.

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  • 2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Short Stories

    2014 Hugos Versus 2015 Sad Puppies: Short Stories9

    In 2002, the Hugo Award for Best Novel went to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Science fiction author Gregory Benford was not impressed, and he gave his views on the situation in 2005: “Fantasy has very, very cleverly managed to capture the apparatus erected by science fiction fandom and pro-dom, and fantasy writers now

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