Baen Memorial Award (Near Future Hard SF)

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Baen Memorial Award (Near Future Hard SF)

Postby s_c_baker » Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:26 pm

Okay, how does this NOT have a thread already?!

The Jim Baen Memorial Award is an annual contest for near-future hard SF stories of up to 8000 words. Winners receive publication at pro rates, as well as "an engraved award, free entry into the 2016 International Space Development Conference, a year's membership in the National Space Society and a prize package containing various Baen Books and National Space Society merchandise."

Full details can be found here: http://www.baen.com/baenmemorialaward.asp

Most importantly, though: Entry is free and the deadline is 12:01am, U.S. Pacific Time, February 1, 2016. (that is, just AFTER midnight on the last day of January.)

Get to writin'!
Stewart C Baker - 1st place, Q2 V32
My contest history: Semi-finalist, R, HM, R, R, HM, HM, R, R, R, R, HM, R, R, R, R, Winner
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Re: Baen Memorial Award (Near Future Hard SF)

Postby emilymccosh » Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:16 pm

I knew about this contest when it opened for submissions this year, but I had zero ideas until a week or so ago. But this new idea actually isn't that bad...
Time to get writing! wotf042 wotf007
Contest history: R, R, SHM, R, HM, R, R
1 very hopeful: V34 Q2

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