Sunday, May 7, 2017

News: Dayton Ward's Elusive Salvation nominated for Scribe Award

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers (IAMTW) has released the nominations list for this years Scribe Award. If you are unaware of the Scribe Award, the IAMTW describes it as follows:

Acknowledging excellence in this very competitive field, the IAMTW’s Scribe Awards honor licensed works that tie in with other media such as television, movies, gaming, or comic books. They include original works set in established universes, and adaptations of stories that have appeared in other formats and that cross all genres. Tie-in works run the gamut from westerns to mysteries to procedurals, from science fiction to fantasy to horror, from action and adventure to superheroes. HALO, Elementary, 24, Star Trek, Mike Hammer, Star Wars, Shadowrun, Doctor Who: these represent just a few.

 This year only one novel from the Star Trek line has managed to get on the list of nominees:

TOS: Elusive Salvation by Dayton Ward

While he is nominated in the Speculative Original category for Elusive Salvation, he also managed to be nominated in another Category, General Original, for his 24 novel Trial by Fire.

Other Trek Alumni on the nominations list are Christie Golden and Glenn Greenberg.
The full list of nominations:

Adapted – General and Speculative
Assassin’s Creed by Christie Golden
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins
Suicide Squad by Marv Wolfman
Dark Shadows: Blood & Fire by Roy Gill
Torchwood: Broken by Joseph Lidster
Torchwood: Uncanny Valley by David Llewellyn
Doctor Who: Mouthless Dead by John Pritchard
General Original
24: Trial by Fire by Dayton Ward
Don Pendleton’s The Executioner: Missile Intercept by Michael Black
Murder Never Knocks by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn by Ace Atkins
Tom Clancy’s True Faith and Allegiance by Mark Greaney
Short Fiction
“A Dangerous Cat” by Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins
X-Files “Drive Time” by Jon McGoran
X-Files “An Eye for an Eye” by George Ivanoff
X-Files “Love Lost” by Yvonne Navarro
X-Files “XXX” by Glenn Greenberg
Speculative Original
Assasin’s Creed: Heresy by Christie Golden
Warhammer 40,000: Warden of the Blade by David Annandale
Star Trek: Elusive Salvation by Dayton Ward
Supernatural: Mythmaker by Tim Waggoner

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