2009-12-04

Award season: The Fob Bible

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The Fob Bible

So The Fob Bible is on eligibility lists for the Whitney Awards, which I'm surprised by since I didn't think it qualified, but hey! awesome! prizes!

So. I encourage everyone who likes the ole bible (free samples) to throw it a nomination.

Go here, enter your own info, then paste in this salient information:

    Title: The Fob Bible

    Authors: William C. Bishop, B.G. Christensen, Samantha Larsen Hastings, Sarah Jenkins, Eric W Jepson, Theric Jepson, Ryan McIlvain, Danny Nelson, A. Arwen Taylor

    Publisher: Peculiar Pages

Thanks!

18 comments:

  1. Done and done. Good luck!

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  2. Happy to nominate it! It's also on my christmas list so i hope i get it.

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    It's an award for the best Mormon novels of the year.

    Given that you have to be pretty postmodern to call The Fob Bible a "novel", I didn't expect us to be on the qualifying list. But I'm not about to start complaining.

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  4. See, this is where AML has the upper hand, because they can just create awards for any category they like. (It's a bit ad hoc and I'm sure it presents its own set of problems, but it's a definite advantage when working with a small artistic community, where you really don't want to be awarding an anthology / drama / criticism prize every year.)

    Also, "entire" s/b "enter," and Ryan's surname doesn't have an "s" at the end.

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  5. Congrats to you FOBs! I'm headed over to add my nomination to the list.

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    [Edit: corrected mistakes as noted by Katya.]

    And I agree about the AML thing. The AML probably will give an award something like that next year as there are at least three serious competitors for the prize. I'll have a post about that too, probably next week.

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    Oh: and since I haven't said thanks in a while,

    Thanks, all!

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  8. Congratulations, all though, I must admit, I prefer the "Buggre Alle This" Bible, personally. It's fun to read.

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    But you have to go through so much real Bible to get to that part!

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  10. BTW, we'll be entering The Fob Bible in the Independent Publisher Book Awards, too.

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  11. Kengo--The Fob Bible is more fun to read. I suggest you buy it, read it, and nominate it--SOON!!!!!

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  12. How DO you nominate it? Linky?

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    I didn't want to be the first to say it.

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