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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2018, 04:41:37 PM »
I plan on consolidating the list this weekend, and then start the voting next week.
There seem to be many names with just one nomination, but I know that many people didn't want to repeat, so I'm considering everyone (although I'm not sure how many there are - maybe I will have to cut down after all...)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2018, 10:43:40 AM »
Ooops I forgot :-[
Feel free to still nominate until I do the work... ::) ;D
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2018, 05:54:23 PM »
123 entries, 80 different names :o :o

Previous battles had around 32 starting entries, I think I will use that number too.
We've got 25 names with at least 2 votes, so we need to choose 7 from those with just 1 nomination.

Here they are, please choose 4 and then I'll count the top 7:

A.Z. Anthony
Anna Smith Spark
Becky Chambers 
Ben Aaronovitch
Bradley Beaulieu
Brent Weeks
Cameron Johnson
Carol Berg
Catherynne M. Valente
Chuck Wendig
Cj Cherryh
Daniel Polansky
David Brin
David Weber
Eli Freysson
Elliott Kay
Frank Herbert
G.R. Matthews 
George Mann
Gordon Dickson
H.P. Lovecraft
Jack Campbell (John G. Hemry)
Jasper Fforde
Jen Williams
Jim Butcher 
Jo Walton
John Gwynne
John Scalzi
Joseph Brassey
Ken Liu
Kevin J Anderson
Lauren C. Teffeau
Marko Kloos
Martha Wells
Mary Fan
Mary Gentle
Megan Whalen Turner
Michael J Sullivan
Michael Moorcock
Michael R. Fletcher
Neil Gaiman
Nicholas Eames
Orson Scott Card
Patrick Rothfuss
Philip Pullman
Richard Morgan
Robert Jackson Bennett
Sebastien de Castell
Sheri S Tepper
Stephen Aryan
Stephen King
Steven Brust
Stuart Jaffe
Terry Brooks
Timothy Zahn



My choices are:

Jen Williams
John Gwynne
Neil Gaiman
Philip Pullman
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2018, 06:36:59 PM »
My four picks from the list.

Daniel Polansky
Jim Butcher
Patrick Rothfuss
Carol Berg
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2018, 08:08:35 PM »
My four are:-

Jen Williams
Michael Moorcock
Sheri S Tepper
Stephen King

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2018, 02:52:53 AM »
I'll go for King, Valente, Walton and Wendig.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2018, 05:45:52 PM »
Stephen King
Orson Scott Card
Philip Pullman
Jen Williams

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2018, 07:27:04 PM »
My picks from the one vote get pool.

CJ Cherryh
Orson Scott Card
Patrick Rothfuss
Philip Pullman

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #23 on: October 15, 2018, 05:25:54 AM »
I'll vote for

H.P. Lovecraft
Michael R. Fletcher
Brent Weeks
Stephen King
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #24 on: October 15, 2018, 06:09:57 AM »
My choice -

Michael J Sullivan
Neil Gaiman
Becky Chambers
Jim Butcher
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #25 on: October 15, 2018, 06:11:18 PM »
From the 8 people who voted this second time we now have 7 extra writers with >2 votes.
Shall I stop now, and go with these 32?
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #26 on: October 15, 2018, 06:14:33 PM »
Based purely on what I've read (and enjoyed!) recently, here's my four.

Joseph Brassey
Marko Kloos
Nicholas Eames
Lauren C. Teffeau

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2018, 12:29:00 AM »
From the 8 people who voted this second time we now have 7 extra writers with >2 votes.
Shall I stop now, and go with these 32?

I'd go for it now, before you get an 8th "2 voter"!

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2018, 08:05:12 AM »
From the 8 people who voted this second time we now have 7 extra writers with >2 votes.
Shall I stop now, and go with these 32?

I'd go for it now, before you get an 8th "2 voter"!
;D then I would decide myself!

Thankfully (?, sorry), teba's choices were all unique, hehe

I'll try to do it tonight when I get home, although today after work we're going bowling with the big boss who's visiting from the US ( ::)) so I'm not sure at what time I'm home...
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favorite Writer Nominations
« Reply #29 on: October 20, 2018, 09:27:42 PM »
Sorry, can I vote?

My choices are:

Jim Butcher
Patrick Rothfuss
Robert Jackson Bennett
Timothy Zahn
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