Monthly Archives: August 2015

SwanCon 18: The Wrap-up Publication! (Don’t say we didn’t warn you!)

A summary, brought to you by Chris Creagh Inside the front cover can be found the Contents and a “sketch portrait” by Craig Hilton of Terry Pratchett as a dog. Contents Terry Pratchett’s G.o.H. Speech at SwanCon 18 3 Where … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 – Progress Report 1 – Synopsis

Summarised by Elaine Walker. While we know this was published in 1991, prior to December, we do not know exactly when. The first page gave a summary of the essentials for the convention: Date: Thursday 8/4/93 to Monday 12/4/93 (the … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 PR 4

Summary by Doug Burbidge Swancon 18 had lots of progress reports, starting from PR -1, going through PR 0 to PR 4, and then “Progress Report the Last”. Today I wanted to highlight PR4 for its unusual form factor: it’s … Continue reading

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Proposal for Business Meeting re “Roger Weddall Memorial Ditmar Controversy”

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. I have no idea where this idea actually went. Or indeed where it came from, though I believe that the best Fannish Cat was awarded again at one of the Dudcons as a subset of Aussiecon … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 – Progress Report (Minus) One – September, 1990

Transcribed with some commentary by Elaine Walker. This is the first Progress Report for SwanCon 18, which certainly seems a long way down the track now. I mean, we haven’t even had 16 yet (and a great con it promises … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Con book – Special Guest, Invited Guests

page 11 of the SwanCon 17 – Festival of the Imagination Con book is dedicated to brief bios of Special Guest Paul Kidd, and Invited Guests Philippa Maddern, Sean McMullen, Grant Stone, and Lucy Sussex. Twenty plus years has left … Continue reading

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