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My work has, on occasion, been recognized in some way for excellence.  I thought I'd share this with you. 
I'll try to keep my ego in check and make sure this is as close to bragging as I get.

The H. G. Wells Awards, for excellence in the gaming industry, are given annually at the Origins gaming con.
Behind Enemy Lines, a role-playing game set in World War II, won the 1982 H. G. Wells Award for "Best Role-Playing Game."
     Going Home, a module for the Twilight: 2000 RPG, won a 1986 Origins Award for as "One of the Best Games of the Year."
     Tactics of Duty, a BattleTech novel, won the "Best Game-Related Fiction" award in 1995

In 1999, Two of Minds was nominated for a Newbery Medal.  Just being nominated is quite an honor.

The New York Public Library selected Diplomatic Act for their "Best Books for Teen Age Readers" list in 2000.

I've been on the New York Times Bestseller List three times, twice while co-authoring with Stephen Coonts and once entirely on my own merits:
     Deep Black: Arctic Gold spent three weeks on the list in February and March 2009, reaching #18
     Deep Black: Sea of Terror reached #19 and spent two weeks on the list in February 2010
     Star Carrier: Center of Gravity hit #22 on March 13, 2011

In the April 15, 2013 issue, Kirkus gave a Starred Review ("Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit") to Star Carrier: Deep Space
On November 18, they named it one of the ten best SF books of 2013.

In June 2013, I was #3, #6, and #8 on Ebooks dot com's Kids & YA list, two weeks running, and was interviewed about it.

And in 2014, I'm Guest of Honor at Confluence, Pittsburgh's literary SF Con. 

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