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Month: August 2015

Julie McGalliard – Sasquan schedule

Autographing – Alexander James Adams, ElizaBeth Gilligan, Matthew Johnson, Julie McGalliard Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45, Exhibit Hall B (CC) Reading – Julie McGalliard Wednesday 13:00 – 13:30, 304 (CC) SpoCon Presents: Cartoon Fandom 101 Thursday 10:00 – 11:00, Grand Ballroom: Salon IV (Doubletree) What The Heck Is a “Fan” Artist These Days? Thursday 13:00 – 13:45, 302AB (CC) The YA Discworld novels, and Other Books by Terry Pratchett For Young People  Friday 10:00 – 10:45, 303A (CC) Bad Science on TV Friday 13:00 – 13:45, 300C (CC) Moving Beyond the Books: Speculations on the Future Directions of Game of Thrones…

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Final thoughts on the 2015 Hugos: What was THAT all about?

Hugo voting is done. A record number of votes were cast. I wrote a few roundups of my thoughts on various nominees. And I have one remaining question: What was THAT all about? You know what I mean. That sad and rabid “puppies” thing with the Hugo slates. And I don’t mean the “what” of what they did — that’s obvious. They noticed a loophole in the Hugo nominating process which allowed a relatively small number of people voting in tandem to basically lock up the ballot. So they did that, locked up the ballot with their own choices. BUT…

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The Shadow Workshop [6]: Six weeks gone

Part of the 2015 Clarion West Write-a-thon series! IT IS NOT TOO LATE! Sponsor me, sponsor another writer, or learn more about the Write-a-thon In my notebook observations , I wrote: Six weeks is longer than it seems at first It’s also shorter. And this year, once again, it’s already over. So, success at meeting goals! What did I set as my goals, anyway? Hmm, let’s see… 1. Write every day. Okay, I managed that! However, I didn’t get in much time per day. I also didn’t manage any really long writing sessions on the weekends — just about every…

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