Speaking of which

The 2008 Nebula Preliminary Nominees are up, and Asimov’s put their nominees up online, so you can go read them. Right now!

Best Novelette
– James Alan Gardner:The Ray-Gun: A Love Story
– Lisa Goldstein:Dark Rooms
– Ted Kosmatka:The Prophet of Flores

Best Short Story
– Michael Cassutt:Skull Valley
– Kij Johnson:26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss
– James Patrick Kelly:Don’t Stop
– And my favorite, James Van Pelt:How Music Begins