Hey Swancon Community!
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Tin Duck Awards, the Annual Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation (WASFF) Achievement Awards for WA writers and artists. The awards will be presented during Swancon 42 on Sunday 5th April. Nominations must be recieved by middnight 1st March 2017.
The categories for the 2017 Tin Ducks are:
Best WA Professional Long Written Work
Professional long written work is for a piece published in the 2016 calendar year which was at least 40,000 words for which the creator received monetary payment.
Best WA Professional Short Written Work
Professional short written work is for a piece published in the 2016 calendar year which was less than 40,000, for which the creator received monetary payment.
Best WA Professional Art Work
Professional Art Work is for a piece of art that was published in the 2016 calendar year for which the creator received monetary payment. This can be via commission or submission.
Best WA Professional Production
Professional productions include professional podcasts, anthologies and works edited by Western Australian editors, which have been produced by a professional body or for which they received monetary payment.
Best WA Fan Written Work
Recognising the work a fan has put in for their written work, whether by blog, publication, in a fan magazine or any other form of written work, for which they have not received monetary payment for their services.
Best WA Fan Artwork
Recognising the work a fan has put in for their art work, whether by display at the Art Show, publication in a fan magazine or any other form of Artwork, for which they have not received monetary payment for their services.
Best WA Unpaid or Fan Production
Recognising the work of the community who have produced a production for which they have not received monetary payment for their services, whether in the form of a podcast episode, a fanzine production or a small convention.
There are several methods avalable for submitting your nominations. You can fill in your nominations online with surveymonkey here, you can email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can papermail to our PO box.
WASFF – Tin Ducks
PO Box G429
Perth Business Centre
Your email or letter should include your name, plus the category and title for each nomination.