Sad Puppies 4 Rebloggery

The Liberty Zone

Sad Puppies 4. It’s ON, bitches!

The beautiful and talented Sarah Hoyt, Kate Paulk, and Amanda S. Green are running this year’s Sad Puppies 4.  If you’re wondering how it will be run, here’s a snip:

The Hugo awards has entirely too small a voting and nominating pool. Five thousand votes is the largest number ever received? Two thousand nomination ballots? That’s piddly. For a field loved by millions, it’s nowhere near enough, and makes it easy for any small clique to corrupt the idea of awarding great SF and start giving themselves awards.

We want at least ten thousand nomination ballots. Tens of thousands of votes (which means tens of thousands of Hugo memberships, either supporting or attending). So many votes and voters that it’s almost impossible for any one group – and yes, that includes the Sad Puppies – to dominate anything.

So, SP4 is…

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