I'm still exhausted from my trip to the Worldcon in Reno. Had a great time and saw lots of friends, but the highlight had to be this:
Clarkesworld Magazine won the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine! That's Sean and Kate up there accepting the award with me. (Thanks to Stu Segal for the picture!) Sadly, Cheryl was unable to join us. Would have liked to have had the whole gang up there.
As David Hartwell read off the names of the nominees, we noticed that only one Hugo had been brought out and managed to convince one another that we had lost. We were completely stunned when they announced our name. My brain promptly shut down. The whole thing is a blur, and judging by the video, I had trouble remembering how to read a pre-written speech. All I know is that my hands were still shaking when I got back to my seat.
I'll have more to say later, but I just wanted to thank everyone for reading, voting, and supporting us over the years. We're incredibly honored.
Now, behold the big bright shiny thing that strikes fear into the hearts of airport security people in Reno: