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  • Burn - James Patrick Kelly (Tachyon Publications, Dec05) "The Walls of the Universe" - Paul Melko (Asimov's, Apr/May06) "Inclination" - William Shunn (Asimov's, Apr/May06)

    Nebula Awards preliminary ballot announced

  • Free audio fiction: SFF Audio has the links to audiobook readings of "Inclination" by William Shunn and "The House Beyond Your Sky" by Benjamin Rosenbaum.

    SF Tidbits for 2/15/08

  • ( "Inclination" by William Shunn was originally reviewed as part of my 2006 Nebula Award Short Fiction reading project.)

    REVIEW: Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton

  • William Shunn begins podcasting his Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated novella "Inclination".

    SF Tidbits for 4/19/07

  • In other news, I'm proud to note that next spring Bull Spec, a new market for speculative-fiction, will be producing e-book and audiobook versions of my novella "Inclination" in French, Spanish and maybe Chinese.

    Cast a Cold Eye (and other writing announcements)

  • Robert Reed's "A Billion Eves" is the third story on the novella ballot about a young person learning to question, and ultimately finding a way to escape, the dogmas of a restrictive religious upbringing, and if "Inclination" was too simplistic, and "Julian" was too flabby, then "A Billion Eves" is just right.

    The 2007 Hugo Award: The Novella Shortlist

  • The protagonist of William Shunn's "Inclination" may leave home at the end of the story, but he does so out of a desire to find his mother, and with her the sense of family and belonging that has been missing from his life.

    Not to Confuse Anyone With Facts

  • At the end of "Inclination", a recording of Jude's mother tells him that he has chosen "enlightenment over ignorance," but can a life of freedom without consequences really be called enlightened?

    The 2006 Nebula Award: The Novella Shortlist

  • I keep meaning to remind eligible Hugo nominators i.e., members of this year's or last year's Worldcon to keep "Inclination" in mind in the novella category.

    Hugo nominating ballot

  • Horton hears a novella or two "Inclination" also makes Horton's list of the top ten works of all the year's short fiction.

    Angels dancing on pinheads, or maybe vice versa


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