A Really Cool Birthday Present

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At the convention, I was involved a mere one panel, which happened to occur on my birthday and brought me the coolest present ever.Straight from ComicMix, here are the details:The third annual presentation of the International Association of Media-Tie-in Writers (IAMTW) “Scribe” awards just went down at San Diego Comic-Con, honoring the best and the brightest in the world of property tie-ins. Awards are voted on by members of the organization.”These writers, highly prized by fans, receive few reviews and little acclaim, and the Scribe Awards are designed as a step toward properly honoring them,” said Max Allan Collins, president of IAMTW, in a press release.I know this is what you’re waiting for, so here’s the list of winners:Best General Fiction Original – CSI: Headhunters by Greg CoxBest General Fiction Adapted – Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull by James RollinsBest Speculative Fiction Original – Star Trek Terok Nor: Day of the Vipers by James SwallowBest Speculative Fiction Adapted – Hellboy II: The Golden Army by Robert Greenberger Best Young Adult Original – Primeval: Shadow of the Jaguar by Steven SavileBest Young Adult Adapted – Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D by Tracey WestThe Grandmaster Award – Keith R.A. DeCandidoAccording to those in attendance, the look of total shock on my face was priceless. Given the other nomoinees, I was so certainly my first straight novelization had no chance of winning. I was totally unprepared to hear my name and was stunned.I am deeply honored by being recognized by my peers and thank former DH Books editor Rob Simpson for giving me the opportunity to write this book.

12 thoughts on “A Really Cool Birthday Present

  1. Way to go, Bob! That’s awesome. And congrats to Greg and Keith, too.terpette 😉

  2. Wow, many congrats to you for earning such an award! Sounds like the timing of the announcement couldn’t have been better, either. Way to go!

  3. Bravo, sir. I read the novelization, and thoroughly enjoyed it; your win was well-earned. Congratulations!

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