2017 Scribe Award Nominees

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers has announced the Scribe Award Nominees for 2017 on May 7.

The IAMTW’s Scribe Awards honor licensed works that tie in with other media such as television, movies, gaming, or comic books.

The winners will be announced at the San Diego Comic-Con in July.

Adapted – General and Speculative

  • Assassin’s Creed by Christie Golden
  • Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins
  • Suicide Squad by Marv Wolfman

Audio

  • Dark Shadows: Blood & Fire by Roy Gill
  • Torchwood: Broken by Joseph Lidster
  • Torchwood: Uncanny Valley by David Llewellyn
  • Doctor Who: Mouthless Dead by John Pritchard

General Original

  • 24: Trial by Fire by Dayton Ward
  • Don Pendleton’s The Executioner: Missile Intercept by Michael Black
  • Murder Never Knocks by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
  • Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn by Ace Atkins
  • Tom Clancy’s True Faith and Allegiance by Mark Greaney

Short Fiction

  • “A Dangerous Cat” by Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins
  • X-Files “Drive Time” by Jon McGoran
  • X-Files “An Eye for an Eye” by George Ivanoff
  • X-Files “Love Lost” by Yvonne Navarro
  • X-Files “XXX” by Glenn Greenberg

Speculative Original

  • Assassin’s Creed Heresy by Christie Golden
  • Warhammer 40,000 Warden of the Blade by David Annandale
  • Star Trek Elusive Salvation by Dayton Ward
  • Supernatural Mythmaker by Tim Waggoner

2016 Scribe Award Winners

iamtw950x350-logo CROPThe International Association of Media Tie-In Writers announced the winners of the 2016 Scribe Awards on July 22 at the San Diego Comic-Con.

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – GENERAL

  • 24: Rogue by David Mack

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – SPECULATIVE

  • Star Trek The Next Generation: Armageddon’s Arrow by Dayton Ward

ADAPTED NOVEL – GENERAL AND SPECULATIVE

  • MANOS ­­­– The Hands of Fate by Stephen D. Sullivan

SHORT STORIES

  • Mike Hammer The Strand “Fallout” by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

AUDIO

  • Doctor Who “The Red Lady” by John Dorney

The IAMTW Scribe Awards honor licensed works that tie in with other media such as television, movies, gaming, or comic books. They include original works set in established universes, and adaptations of stories that have appeared in other formats and that cross all genres.

[Via SF Site News.]

2016 Scribe Award Nominees

iamtw950x350-logo CROPThe International Association of Media Tie-In Writers shortlist for the 2016 Scribe Awards has been online for some time. The award is presented for excellence in media tie-in writing. The winners will be announced in July at the San Diego Comic-Con.

Acknowledging excellence in this very competitive field, the IAMTW’s Scribe Awards honor licensed works that tie in with other media such as television, movies, gaming, or comic books. They include original works set in established universes, and adaptations of stories that have appeared in other formats and that cross all genres. Tie-in works run the gamut from westerns to mysteries to procedurals, from science fiction to fantasy to horror, from action and adventure to superheroes. HALO, Elementary, 24, Star Trek, Mike Hammer, Star Wars, Shadowrun, Doctor Who: these represent just a few.

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – GENERAL

  • Elementary:The Ghost Line by Adam Christopher
  • Kill Me, Darling by Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins
  • Don Pendleton’s Mack Bolan: Desert Falcons by Michael A. Black
  • 24: Rogue by David Mack

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – SPECULATIVE

  • Deadlands: Ghostwalkers by Jonathan Maberry
  • HALO: Last Light by Troy Denning
  • HALO: New Blood by Matt Forbeck
  • Pathfinder: Forge of Ashes by Josh Vogt
  • Shadowrun: Borrowed Time by R. L. King
  • Star Trek The Next Generation: Armageddon’s Arrow by Dayton Ward
  • Star Trek Seekers 3: Long Shot by David Mack

ADAPTED NOVEL – GENERAL AND SPECULATIVE

  • Backcountry by D. E. McDonald
  • Batman: Arkham Knight by Marv Wolfman
  • Crimson Peak by Nancy Holder
  • MANOS ­­­– The Hands of Fate by Stephen D. Sullivan
  • Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden

SHORT STORIES

  • Mike Hammer The Strand “Fallout” by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
  • Shadowrun: World of Shadows “Swamp of Spirits” by Jason M. Hardy
  • The X-Files: Trust No One “Back in El Paso My Life Will Be Worthless&rdquo ; by Keith R. A. DeCandido
  • The X-Files: Trust No One “Dusk” by Paul Crilley
  • The X-Files: Trust No One “Non Gratum Anus Rodentum” by Brian Keene
  • The X-Files: Trust No One “Statues” by Kevin J. Anderson

AUDIO

  • Dark Shadows “Bloodlust” by Alan Flanagan, Will Howells and Joseph Lidster
  • Dark Shadows “In the Twinkling of an Eye” Penelope Faith
  • Doctor Who “The Red Lady” by John Dorney
  • Doctor W ho “Damaged Goods” by Jonathan Morris
  • Pathfinder Legends: “Mummy’s Mask: Empty Graves” by Cavan Scott

 

2015 Scribe Awards

iamtw950x350-logo CROPThe International Association of Media Tie-In Writers announced the winners of the 2015 Scribe Awards at Comic-Con International on July 10.

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – GENERAL

  • Homeland: Saul’s Game by Andrew Kaplan

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – SPECULATIVE (tie)

  • Pathfinder: The Redemption Engine by James Sutter
  • Fringe: Sins of the Father by Christa Faust

ADAPTED NOVEL – GENERAL AND SPECULATIVE

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes by Alex Irvine

YOUNG ADULT – ALL GENRES, ORIGINAL AND ADAPTED

  • Battletech: The Nellus Academy Incident by Jennifer Brozak

SHORT STORIES

  • Mike Hammer: It’s in the Book by Max Collins and Mickey Spillane

AUDIO

  • Doctor Who: Iterations of I by John Dorney

International Association of Media Tie-In Writers 2015 Faust Award

Grandmaster Terrance Dicks

2015 Scribe Award Nominees

iamtw950x350-logo CROPThe International Association of Media Tie-In Writers has released the shortlist for the 2015 Scribe Awards, presented for excellence in media tie-in writing. The winners will be announced in July at the San Diego Comic-Con.

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – GENERAL

  • 24: Deadline by James Swallow
  • Murder She Wrote: Death of a Blue Blood by Don Bain
  • Mike Hammer: King of the Weeds by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
  • Homeland: Saul’s Game by Andrew Kaplan
  • The Killing: Uncommon Denominator by Karen Dionne

BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL – SPECULATIVE

  • Sleepy Hollow: Children of the Revolution by Keith R. A. DeCandido
  • Grimm: Chopping Block by John Passarella
  • Star Trek: Disavowed by David Mack
  • Star Trek: Foul Deeds Will Rise by Greg Cox
  • Grimm: The Killing Time by Tim Waggoner
  • Pathfinder: The Redemption Engine by James Sutter
  • Fringe: Sins of the Father by Christa Faust

ADAPTED NOVEL – GENERAL AND SPECULATIVE

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes by Alex Irvine
  • Noah by Mark Morris
  • War of the Worlds: Goliath by Adam Whitlach

YOUNG ADULT – ALL GENRES, ORIGINAL AND ADAPTED

  • Spirit Animals: Blood Ties by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
  • Battletech: The Nellus Academy Incident by Jennifer Brozak
  • Penguins of Madagascar by Tracey West

SHORT STORIES

  • Pathfinder: Hunter’s Folly by Josh Vogt
  • Mike Hammer: It’s in the Book by Max Collins and Mickey Spillane
  • Stargate: Perceptions by Diana Botsford
  • Pathfinder: Queen Sacrifice by Steven Savile
  • Tales of Valdemar: Written in the Wind by Jennifer Brozek

AUDIO

  • Dark Shadows: The Darkest Shadow by Nev Fountain
  • Dark Shadows: The Devil Cat by Mark Thomas Passmore
  • Blake’s 7: Fortuitis by George Mann
  • Doctor Who: Iterations of I by John Dorney
  • Pathfinder Legends: The Skinsaw Murders by Cavan Scott

International Association of Media Tie-In Writers 2015 Faust Award

Terrance Dicks

This award honoring a grandmaster in the field goes to Mr. Dicks for the extensive contributions he has made during his long career.

A driving force behind Target Books’ Doctor Who novels, he wrote over sixty titles, edited and recruited other authors as well. He wrote for the soap opera Crossroads, and co-created and wrote for the series Moonbase 3. He also worked as a producer on Sunday Classics. He authored several children’s series, including about a cat call Magnificent Max and, his longest running, another about a golden retriever The Adventures of Goliath.

2014 Scribe Award Winners

iamtw950x350-logo CROPThe International Association of Media Tie-In Writers revealed the winners of the 2014 Scribe Awards at the San Diego Comic-Con.

Novel Adapted

  • Pacific Rim by Alex Irvine

General Novel Original

  • Mr. Monk Helps Himself by Hy Conrad

Speculative Novel Original

  • Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller

Short Stories

  • “So Long, Chief” by Max Allan Collins and Mickey Spillane

Young Adult

  • Archie Comics: Kevin by Paul Kupperberg

Audio

  • Blake’s 7: The Armageddon Storm by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright

Grandmaster

  • Diane Duane

2014 Scribe Award Nominees

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers has released the shortlist for the 2014 Scribe Awards, presented for excellence in media tie-in writing. The winners will be announced in July at the San Diego Comic-Con.

Novel Adapted

  • Man of Steel by Greg Cox
  • 47 Ronin by Joan D. Vinge
  • Pacific Rim by Alex Irvine

General Novel Original

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

Speculative Novel Original

  • From History’s Shadow by Dayton Ward
  • Supernatural: Fresh Meat by Alice Henderson
  • Supernatural: The Roads not Taken by Tim Waggoner
  • Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox by Christa Faust
  • Kenobi by John Jackson Miller

Short Stories

  • “Savior” by Michael Jan Friedman
  • “Redemption” by Robert Greenberger
  • “Locks and Keys” by Jennifer Brozek
  • “Mirror Image” by Christine M. Thompson
  • “So Long, Chief” by Max Allan Collins and Mickey Spillane
  • “The Dark Hollows of Memory” by David Annandale

Young Adult

  • Kevin by Paul Kupperberg
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 by Stacia Deutsch
  • The Croods by Tracey West

Audio

  • Dark Shadows – 33. The Phantom Bride by Mark Thomas Passmore
  • Dark Shadows – 37. The Flip Side by Cody Quijano-Schell
  • Blake’s 7 The Armageddon Storm by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright