Conventions

2018 Award Eligibility Post

Happy almost New Year everyone! Awards season returns, like that panto veteran you’re sure died years ago and in fact, may have…   Last year I had a really pleasant surprise when I placed on the long list for Best Fan Writer. I have to be completely honest, I would love to be a nominee this …

2018 Award Eligibility Post

FantasyCon 2018 Schedule

FantasyCon 2018 is increasingly imminent! From the 19th to the 21st October Marguerite and I will be co-running the volunteers at the Queen Hotel in Chester. In addition, we’ll also be doing these things: Marguerite Friday 4pm – New to Fantasycon-The Victoria (Panel Room 1) Karen Fishwick, Marguerite Kenner Sunday 11.30am – Reprinting Short Fiction-The …

FantasyCon 2018 Schedule

WorldCon Week: Chrome

We started Saturday night dancing. Seriously, I’m pretty certain there’s footage of it somewhere. Filing into the main hall at the convention centre for the Hugo awards, full kilt, Marguerite looking like a constellation and Janelle Monae’s ‘Tightrope’ starts playing. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwnefUaKCbc] And lo, the boogie was upon us. It set the tone for the …

WorldCon Week: Chrome

WorldCon Week: Pink

Or, I was a Teenage Meatshield I won’t go into detail about why there were two protests outside WorldCon on Saturday. It’s both pathetic and entirely what the people who instigated the situation want. Suffice to say, Saturday afternoon, the San Jose convention centre became the no man’s land between two equally apathetic protests, neither …

WorldCon Week: Pink

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