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The Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

Connie Willis

Del Rey Books, 2013.

Connie Willis is a sci-fi treasure. Over the past 30 years she has accumulated a couple mantelpiece’s worth of Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards — notably for her “Time-Travelling Oxford Historian” series, The Doomsday Book, To Say Nothing of the Dog and Black Out / All Clear. 532 more words



That’s right, my loves — I am going to LonCon3, August 14-18.

This was sort of a last-minute, semi-impulsive decision, but because of my last-minute impulsiveness I happened to post that I was looking for a roommate about 38 seconds before one of my favorite people was about to post looking for one, so… that happened. 132 more words


World Science Fiction Convention, LonCon3!

August sees the arrival of the World Science Fiction Convention or WorldCon to London (#LonCon3) for the third time in 72 years, and it’s on track to become the biggest WorldCon outside the USA. 488 more words


My LonCon 3 Appearances

In case you were wondering: yes, I’ll be attending LonCon 3 next month, and – double yes! – I will also be on panels. Here are my confirmed appearances: 759 more words


Final LonCon3/Worldcon Schedule

And I am now on five panels.

The Changing Face of the Urban Fantastic

Thursday 13:30 – 15:00, Capital Suite 13 (ExCeL)

Urban fantasy is a broad church. 539 more words


Frozen Confession

The post I wrote on how Worldcon voting works was long overdue, but what really made me get off my butt and finish it was when I realized I was trying to filk an explanation to “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” from Frozen. 73 more words


So, You Want to Vote on Worldcon Location? Yay!

Worldcon is historically kinda bad at getting the vote out on site selection (aka “voting on where Worldcon will be in the future”).  Last year, there were 6130 total members of… 1,641 more words