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Worldcon Voting Info & Instructions in Chinese!

After writing the post “So, You Want to Vote on Worldcon Location? Yay!” I’ve been asking various friends and associates if they can help translate the info into their native languages, to get the word out.  1,738 more words

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Swedish Voting Instructions for Worldcon

After writing the post “So, You Want to Vote on Worldcon Location? Yay!” I’ve been asking various friends and associates if they can help translate the info into their native languages, to get the word out.  1,142 more words

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From Clarion to Worldcon: Five Years With Borderline Personality Disorder

I. Passing

The day after Worldcon, I dragged my scuffed 50-pound suitcase with its arthritic wheels to the Prince Regent DLR station.  To avoid having to haul my baggage step by excruciating step up the 2-story staircase that led to the train platform, I got onto the lift.  2,607 more words

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Is Sci-Fi Still Literature's Unacknowledged Offspring?

I found myself at WorldCon last month. I say found myself because although it had been on my radar (thanks to a tip off from someone more plugged into all things sci-fi and fantasy than I) I’d pitched the idea of a piece to the radio edition of the BBC’s Click! 272 more words

'Nerdgasms, cosplay a bwyd rhatach na'r 'Steddfod' : Llŷr Titus cafodd fodd i fyw yn WorldCon Llundain fis Awst eleni.

Roeddwn i wedi meddwi pan nes i gytuno i fynd i LonCon.

Wedyn ymhen rhai wythnosau fe ges i dects yn holi os oeddwn i am fynd go iawn. 1,012 more words

An Oral History of LonCon3

Last month’s LonCon3, the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention, was a vast affair. Too vast, in fact, to attend all the programme items. One had to pick their schedule carefully, balancing the tempting panel descriptions against the opportunity to spend time with friends one might not see for the rest of the year. 1,082 more words

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