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2016 Kansas City Worldcon: Academics and Wonderment

I’m one of the organizers for the academic track at MidAmeriCon II, the World Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention in my hometown of Kansas City, MO, in 2016. We’re looking for many types of presentations, particularly ones that will appeal to Worldcon’s broad range of attendees … Continue reading

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Vote for Kansas City in 2016 at Worldcon

If you or someone you know is heading to the World Science Fiction Convention in London in 15 days (Aug 14-18), I encourage you to support Kansas City’s bid to host the 2016 Worldcon.  They’ve done a splendid job of planning. … Continue reading

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I’m Missing Bradley Denton’s Show at ConQuesT

I noticed a month or two back that the Center for the Study of Science Fiction’s Writers Workshop website now has a picture of author Bradley Denton and me playing guitars.  Sure was fun. Tonight, probably at the moment I’m typing … Continue reading

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ConQuesT Aftermath: My Notes from Kansas City’s Science Fiction Convention

High points: The Charity Auction had the coolest thing I’ve seen in a while: a fanzine/comic book made by Buddy Saunders featuring the second story George R.R. Martin ever published!  I couldn’t swing the  $200+ price, but it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Steampunk Dogs – ConQuesT and ASLE

Dogs in Old-Time Science Fiction.  That’s what my next two weeks will be about. On Sunday the 26th, I’m giving a fiction reading at ConQuesT (the Kansas City Science Fiction Convention) that will include my “steampunk dog” tale.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Appearances at ConQuesT

I have some final scheduling for ConQuest, the Kansas City Science Fiction Convention.  I’ll be on panels for Hadley Rille Books and AboutSF.  My fiction reading is at 4:00-4:30 p.m. EST on Sunday the 26th.  (That’s right after the Charity … Continue reading

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