While it would be lovely to win, I also hope fans of the collection consider asking their public or school library to stock this title. I donated my author copies to a couple of school libraries -- and librarians reported back to me that they were very happy to have the book on hand for girls who said that they like game design and were considering it as a career.
In the meantime, Nellie Bly, the subject of my essay and of a popular American board game that stayed in production for decades, continues to march on. Here she waves an acknowledgment to Jules Verne, father of science fiction and inspiration for her own round-the-world trip.
More about Chicks Dig Gaming can be found here. And if you're a fan of the book, you can vote for it in "Best RPG Related Product" category of the ENnies.
Chicks didn't win ... and that's the way the dice rolls. You can still support the idea by urging your local public library to stock the title. Or give it to a gamer girl and let her know that the world's full of people just like her.