2014 Scribe Award Nominees

The International Association of Media Tie-in Writers announced the nominees for the 2014 Scribe Awards, honoring excellence in licensed tie-in writing:

General Novel Original

  • The Executioner: Sleeping Dragons, Michael A. Black (Gold Eagle)
  • Murder She Wrote: Close-Up on Murder, Donald Bain (Penguin)
  • Leverage: The Bestseller Job, Greg Cox (Berkley)
  • Leverage: The Zoo Job, Keith R. A. DeCandido (Berkley)
  • Mr. Monk Helps Himself, Hy Conrad (Penguin)

Speculative Novel Original

  • Star Trek: From History’s Shadow, Dayton Ward (Pocket Books)
  • Supernatural: Fresh Meat, Alice Henderson (Titan)
  • Supernatural: The Roads Not Taken, Tim Waggoner (Insight Editions)
  • Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox, Christa Faust (Titan)
  • Star Wars: Kenobi, John Jackson Miller (Del Rey)

Novel Adapted

  • Man of Steel, Greg Cox (Titan)
  • 47 Ronin, Joan D. Vinge (Tor)
  • Pacific Rim, Alex Irvine (Titan)


  • Dark Shadows: The Phantom Bride, Mark Thomas Passmore (Big Finish)
  • Dark Shadows: The Flip Side, Cody Quijano-Schell (Big Finish)
  • Blake’s 7: The Armageddon Storm, Cavan Scott & Mark Wright (Big Finish)

Short Stories

  • After Earth: Ghost Stories: Savior, Michael Jan Friedman (Del Rey)
  • After Earth: Ghost Stories: Redemption, Robert Greenberger (Del Rey)
  • “Locks and Keys”, Jennifer Brozek (Shadowrun Returns)
  • “Mirror Image”, Christine M. Thompson (Star Trek Magazine 3/13-5/13)
  • “So Long, Chief”, Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane (The Strand 2-5/13)
  • Warhammer 40,000: The Dark Hollows of Memory, David Annandale (Black Library)

Young Adult

  • Kevin, Paul Kupperberg (Grosset & Dunlap)
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Stacia Deutsch (Simon Spotlight)
  • The Croods, Tracey West (Simon Spotlight)

Winners will be announced at Comic-Con International, held July 24-27, 2014 in San Diego CA.