1. How Has the SyFy Channel Failed Fandom? on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in Alameda For those of us who thought “Wow! A complete cable channel for US!” and ended up sorry they ever tuned in. Or put another way, why these shouldn’t even be rated “B” movies or serials. 2. Themed […]
Sunday Morning I gave my reading and about a half-dozen people came. Some of them I didn’t even know. For a 10 a.m. Sunday morning reading, this is successful, as even established authors have difficulty filling a room at most conventions. After my reading was Peter S. Beagle‘s, so I stayed to listen. He’d been […]
Those of you who haven’t been paying attention may not have known about the recent uproar about the the semi-prozine Hugo category. Essentially, for many years, the nominee list had become so stagnant that the sentiment among many SMOFs was to do away with the category entirely. In 2009, Weird Tales won the Hugo in […]
A few years ago, I wrote this post called “What Do You Write?” There were some interesting comments. I’m dusting it off because Worldcon’s coming up, and some people will be asked what they write. Perhaps this will give you some time to think about it before someone Asks The Question.
It’s clear to me that Randall Munroe is a fan even though his fan art is outside fanzines. I offer these three examples from 2010 as proof. Link to original post on LiveJournal.
I’m sort of torn between sites these days, but for those of you who are interested in such subjects, my notes about Pantheacon can be found on my LJ.
Well, Conkopelli had a few hiccups here and there, not the least of which was getting information to the right places on time. All that said, I really had a great time, even despite all the walking and being in Phoenix in July. My favorite thing? I had fun on my web design panel and […]