On awards and prizes

Further to my previous post here and a quick chat about the Aurealis Awards that it triggered on Farcebook, the ever sage Angela Slatter drew people’s attention back to a post she made on her blog in October. As a teaser for her post, I present this:

Gore Vidal famously said “Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies” – Gore was, of course, a sad old git, and should be a role model for no one.

Damn straight. Go and have a read of Angela’s post (nay, grump) on people and their attitudes to awards. Click here to read it.


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