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MidAmeriCon Episode II: The Sequel

When the World Science Fiction Convention was last held in Kansas City, Missouri, the guest of honor was Robert A. Heinlein, the Hugo Award for Best Novel went to Joe Haldeman’s… 1,012 more words


Our ways to be saved

So I bought myself a support membership for the 2016 World Con. With membership comes voting rights for the Hugo Awards, arguably the biggest genre literary award going. 391 more words


Första gången. Om Fantastika 2016.

Det här projektet handlar inte bara om äventyren som inträffar i Star Trek-universumet. Det handlar i lika stor utsträckning om min egen upptäcksfärd in i fandom och nörderi. 516 more words


My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir by Chris Offutt

I was intrigued by the title My Father, the Pornographer, not knowing what to expect, but surprised to find myself drawn into the tale of a dysfunctional family with an unconventional father the center of the strife. 973 more words


Sad Puppies are Much Fun


parody of Dead Puppies by Ogden Edsl

Sad puppies, sad puppies
Sad puppies aren’t much fun

They want to say mean things
They want all the bling… 106 more words

Odd Thoughts

Nebulas and other news

I’ll be spending most of today and tomorrow at the Nebula Conference here in Chicago, which I’m delighted to be attending for the first time. After postponing it for years for no particular reason, I recently became a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and I’m looking forward to taking a more active role in the community, starting right now. 289 more words


The next chapter: April 2016 update

April was a steady month of revision. I made it to the two thirds mark in Marushka by the time I left for Ad Astra. 393 more words

Melanie Marttila