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Interlude: Worldcon 2019

Day 62. 113,643 words.

Oh yeah, we’re starting this shit already y’all.

Just a brief entry for now. I purchased Worldcon memberships for the 2019 Worldcon in Dublin just this week. 255 more words

Astro Tramp 400

WorldCon Must Bake the Cake

It’s been a little while, and even my periscoping schedule has fallen off a bit as things in the army have gotten busier. However, this is worth making note of. 299 more words

Interlude: Hugos 2018: Once More Unto the Breach

Day 45. 97,293 words.

I was delighted to see that some of my contributions had made it into the final farewell newsletter from the Helsinki Worldcon people. 381 more words

Office Posts, Random

On the Hugo Award for Best Series

Last year, the WorldCon business meeting approved a new Hugo Award for Best Series. What’s eligible for this award?

A multi-installment science fiction or fantasy story, unified by elements such as plot, characters, setting, and presentation, appearing in at least three (3) installments consisting in total of at least 240,000 words by the close of 2017, at least one (1) installment of which was published in 2017.

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Broken Earth

Doctor Who Theme - Another Castle & Riverside Castle

At Worldcon 75 in Helsinki, the Finnish nörttikuoro were out in force. Unreality (Helsinki), Pixel Sisters (Tampere), and the joint choirs of Another Castle (Helsinki) and Riverside Castle (Turku) all held well-attended concerts. 60 more words


DUFF Nominations Close in Two Weeks

Nominations for DUFF close on 31 January 2018.  This time, the Down Under Fan Fund (DUFF) will send a delegate from New Zealand or Australia to travel to San Jose, California, and represent Australasian fandom at the… 60 more words