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Tin Ducks open for voting!!

Voting for the 2008 Tin Ducks is now Open!  

Ballot forms can be downloaded from www.swancon.com/tinducks. 

The awards ceremony for the presentation of the Tin Ducks (as well as the Ditmars and WASFF awards) is to be held on the Sunday evening of Swancon (March 23). Exact time has yet to be confirmed.

Any queries on the ceremony or the Tin Ducks can be directed to Ju (


Completed ballots may be emailed to tinducks@swancon.com, or mailed to Tin Ducks Awards Committee, PO Box 555, Inglewood WA 6932. 

Posted ballots need to be postmarked no later than 17th March 2008. Alternatively, completed ballots may be placed in the ballot box in the Registration Area of the Convention before 5pm, Saturday 22nd March 2008. Voting is open to full and supporting members of Swancon. 

Voting is by Optional Preferential Voting.

Mark as many boxes, as you wish in each category, in the order of your preference, 1 being your first choice. You do not have to number every box. The Tin Duck Committee reserves the right to make further decision on the validity of nominees. Ballot form must be clearly signed by the voter. Unsigned forms will not be counted! Only one ballot form per person.  

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Tin Ducks

The Aurealis Awards are done, the Ditmars are closing soon, now sharpen your keyboards to nominate for the Tin Ducks!

Shane Jiraiya Cummings has posted a good list of eligible works over at:


He has noted that my two issues of ASIM from last year are eligible for Best Pro Production – not sure what the committee ruling on that will be (I didn’t live here when the issues came out, although I moved here while Issue 31 was still the current issue!).  Depending on what the committee rules, I also have an artwork (fan, not paid) in issue 27 🙂

For information on how to nominate, check out:


And have you done your Ditmar nomination???

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