Friday, March 2, 2012
I'm Nominated for a Gaybie Award...
I was informed earlier today that I was nominated for a Gaybie award, along with a couple of other authors from loveyoudivine.com.
Here's a link to TLAgay.com, where the nominees are listed. You have to scroll down the page to the "Best E-book" category to see my name, along with Dirk Vanden and Cain Belinger.
Welcome to the 2012 TLA GAYBIE AWARDS, where we’re honoring what we feel was the very best work in gay-themed movies and literature from the past year. And, even though we don’t have an awards “show,” per se, we’ll still attempt to be much more concise and entertaining than the Oscars® - which shouldn’t be too difficult! No need to thank us. You are very welcome.
This year’s nominees were hand-picked by our opinionated, gay-movie-obsessed staff. As for the winners, YOU get to pick them! Scroll down to vote for your favorite movies, books, actors, television shows, blogs and festivals. The winners will be announced April 15th. Don’t forget to check back with us to see if your favorites made the final cut! Happy voting!
Scroll down to vote for and honor your favorite gay books and movies released in 2011 and to show some respect for the amazing DVD labels and publishers helping keep these great selections alive.
Voting will close at 11:59PM ET on Sunday March 31st, 2012. We encourage you to vote for your favorite in each category and please feel free to vote more than once. Victory is up to you! Once you've made your selections in each category, be sure to click the large VOTE button at the bottom of the page to record your votes.
The book that was nominated was "You Missed a Spot." I wrote this short story about five years ago, during the hottest summer I can remember in ages. I didn't submit it for publication until much later. But every time I look at the cover I think of the summer of 2007.
I love the fact that they do have a best e-book award. It tells me they are paying attention to the fact that readers are moving to digital books faster by the day. I also like being nominated for an award where I didn't have to submit anything or actually enter. And I'm extremely grateful for the nomination, and to TLAgay.com for being a great place for LGBT people to go for all kinds of entertainment.