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The importance of remaining part of the SF community

Having looked around at some of the Puppies’ blogs, I’m seeing disappointment in the Hugo results. I gather that some Puppy supporters actually thought the slate would be considered by WorldCon voters, or that maybe they could raise enough support for a win in some of the categories. 126 more words

Science Fiction

Gaming at WorldCon 2015

This year’s WorldCon was in Spokane, Washington. Or, as it became know because of the many forest fires blazing in the Northwest, “Smokeane.”

WorldCon is where the… 508 more words


Sasquan Recap- My First Worldcon

Sasquan has come and gone, and I’m more or less recovered in time for PAX Prime this weekend. I’d never been to a Worldcon before, so when I heard that it was within driving distance (4+ hours) I was tempted. 1,083 more words

Cascade Writers

PS: Smearing by Mensch, an afterthought

I haven’t written anything about the Hugo Awards on this blog, despite having a vote at the 2015 Worldcon, because the extraordinary mess that a few hundred people made of a popular-vote award really seemed to have nothing to do with UK politics, which is, mostly, what I write about here. 1,512 more words

Louise Mensch

#Sasquan And Back Again

Today, I’d like to take a minute to discuss the Hugos.

Just kidding. I don’t want to touch that with a dead rat on a ten-foot pole. 1,067 more words