Sunday, July 07, 2013

Humbled

Garrett
I'm honored to be a finalist for the Sidewise Award this year, and humbled when I realize that Randall Garrett received the Special Achievement Award from the Sidewise judges in 1999.

That was 12 years after he died (he's buried in Waco, here in Texas). He was cited for his Lord Darcy stories, including the collection "Murder and Magic", the novel "Too Many Magicians", and the collection "Lord Darcy Investigates."

I bought all three books in the 1980s and read them until they fell apart. I loved these stories.

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