News from Orycon: The final collection of stories by the late Portland writer, Jay Lake, “Last Plane to Heaven,” (Tor) won the 2015 Endeavour Award Friday night at OryCon, Oregon’s major science fiction convention. The 2015 Award is the 16th Endeavour Award. Lake died in June 2014 following a fight with cancer. The Award comes with an […]
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Four novels and a single-author collection of stories are finalists for the Endeavour Award. The 2015 Award will be the sixteenth year for the Endeavour, which comes with an honorarium of $1,000.00.
I have always thought that it’s a little strange that fantasy tends to concentrate on what’s really a very small slice of history (basically 13th or 14th century England) when there’s so much available to use as an archetype. So I was really excited about the idea of basing a fantasy world on something else, and when I started reading about Napoleon I thought, “Okay, this is it!”