Science Fiction Awards Watch

The Scribe Awards

The Scribe Awards acknowledge and celebrate excellence in licensed tie-in writing—novels based on TV shows, movies, and games.

We are now accepting submissions for the Seventh Annual Scribe Awards. Books published between January 1, 2012 and Dec. 31, 2012 are eligible.

The awards will be given at a ceremony in July at this year’s Comic-Con convention in San Diego.

GRANDMASTER: KEVIN J. ANDERSON

2012 Nominees are:

SPECULATIVE FICTION / BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL

STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT by John Jackson Miller
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS—FORGOTTEN REALMS: BRIMSTONE ANGELS by Erin M. Evans
SUPERNATURAL: COYOTE’S KISS by Christa Faust
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: THE SHARD AXE by Marshiela Rockwell
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM by A.C. Crispin

GENERAL FICTION / BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL

ROYAL PAINS: FIRST DO NO HARM by D.P. Lyle
MIKE HAMMER: KISS HER GOODBYE by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane
BURN NOTICE: THE BAD BEAT by Tod Goldberg

BEST ADAPTATION / GENERAL OR SPECULATIVE

CONAN THE BARBARIAN by Michael Stackpole
CRYSIS LEGION by Peter Watts
TRANSFORMERS: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by Peter David
COWBOYS & ALIENS by Joan D. Vinge

BEST YOUNG ADULT

ME & MY MONSTERS: MONSTER MANNERS by Rory Growler (Ian Pike)
THE SMURFS movie tie-in by Stacia Deutsch and Rhody Cohon
THUNDERBIRDS: EXTREME HAZARD by Joan Marie Verba

BEST AUDIO

MIKE HAMMER: ENCORE FOR MURDER by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane
DARK SHADOWS: THE LOST GIRL by D. Lynn Smith
HIGHLANDER: ALL THE KINGS HORSES by Scott Andrews
DOCTOR WHO: THE MANY DEATHS OF JO GRANT by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright

Thanks to SFSite for the notice