graphicThe Realm Makers Genre Awards semi-finalists …


In Debut (and in no particular order):

Josh Vogt, Enter the Janitor

Kim Vandel, Into the Fire

Nathan Lumbatis, Daniel and the Sun Sword


In Sci-Fi:

Josh Lyon, Shadow Heart

Aaron DeMott, A New Threat

John Otte, The Hive


In Fantasy:

R.J. Anderson, Knife

Patrick Carr, The Shock of Night

K.M. Weiland, Storming


In Young Adult:

Carrie Noble, The Mermaid’s Sister

Chanda Hahn, Forever

Kim Vandel, Into the Fire


And in Supernatural/Horror and Other:

(combined due to a small number of entries)

Robin Johns Grant, Jordan’s Shadow

Kerry Nietz, Amish Zombies in Space

Mike Dellosso, Fear Mountain


Congratulations, all!


The books are being sent out to the judges this week, and the Genre Award winners will be announced at the Realm Makers Awards Banquet during the annual conference. At that time, we’ll also present the Realm Award for the Realm Makers book of the year.

If you haven’t made plans to attend from July 28-30, 2016, DO IT.

Early bird registration opens on April 1st.