I chose to have Bless Your Mechanical Heart added as well because it was diametrically opposed to Shattered Shields—which is military fantasy. Bless Your Mechanical Heart is pure science fiction and is still one of my favorite anthologies.
I thought the two anthologies would give Hugo voters a good look at my range. I hope everyone who reads them enjoys them.
Also, in other interesting news, I’ve been nominated for a Scribe Award for two categories. The first is my Valdemar tie-in, “Written in the Wind,” for Best Short Story. The second is my Battletech novel, The Nellus Academy Incident for best Young Adult Novel.
I’m so pleased to discover this. I enjoy both stories and am proud of them. I’m really happy that they’ve been nominated.