2012 Scribe Winners

The International Association of Media Tie-in Writers announced the winners of the 2012 Scribe Awards, honoring excellence in licensed tie-in writing:

Best Novel, General Fiction

  • Mike Hammer: Kiss Her Goodbye, Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • Burn Notice: The Bad Beat, Tod Goldberg (Signet)
  • Royal Pains: First Do No Harm, D.P. Lyle (Signet)

Best Novel, Speculative Fiction

  • Forgotten Realms: Brimstone Angels, Erin M. Evans (Wizards of the Coast)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Price of Freedom, A.C. Crispin (Disney Editions)
  • Supernatural: Coyote’s Kiss, Christa Faust (Titan)
  • Star Wars: Knight Errant, John Jackson Miller (Ballantine Del Rey LucasBooks)
  • Eberron Unlimited: The Shard Axe, Marsheila Rockwell (Wizards of the Coast)

Best Adaptation, General or Speculative

  • Cowboys and Aliens, Joan D. Vinge (Tor)
  • Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, Peter David (Del Rey)
  • Conan the Barbarian, Michael Stackpole (Berkley)
  • Crysis: Legion, Peter Watts (Ballantine Del Rey)

Best Young Adult, Original and Adapted

  • Thunderbirds: Extreme Hazard, Joan Marie Verba (FTL)
  • The Smurfs, Stacia Deutsch & Rhody Cohon (Simon Spotlight)
  • Me & My Monsters: Monster Manners, Rory Growler (Ian Pike)

Winners were announced at Comic-Con International, held July 12-15, 2012 in San Diego CA.  Kevin J. Anderson was previously announced as this year’s Grandmaster.