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Swancon 22 – PR3 – September 1996

Two A4 sheets folded down the middle to make effectively 6 inside A5 pages plus cover and back page. The one I am looking at is buff, but there is another one in the pile that is blue so the … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 – Con Book 02: Guests pp. 3-7 – Lois McMaster Bujold

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. This is the information on the Guests of Swancon 23. The first entry is for our International Guest of Honour and was written by … Continue reading

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Twenty3: Aubade – Swancon 23 Progress Report 4

Transcribed by Elaine Walker – the actual author of the work not given, later research determined that it was Grant Watson. Fiction snippet on conspiracy theme. They arrived with the rising of the sun, dark silhouettes rowing before the spreading … Continue reading

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Twenty3: Mortuary Report – Swancon 23 Progress Report 5

Transcribed by Elaine Walker – the actual author of the work not given, later research determined that it was Grant Watson. Fiction snippet on conspiracy theme. Wolff read the name on the top of the report impassively, running his fingertips … Continue reading

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SwanCon 21 Souvenir Book – Welcome to the Festival

Being page 5 of the SwanCon 21, Festival of the Imagination souvenir book. Welcome to the Festival of the Imagination 1996, the joint Australian Science Fiction Convention and Australian Science Fiction Media Convention. This convention is worth making a fuss … Continue reading

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Twenty3: The Charge – Swancon 23 Progress Report 3

Transcribed by Elaine Walker – the actual author of the work not given. Fiction snippet on conspiracy theme. Cailean bit his lip in anticipation. From behind him the artillery levelled their weapons to their enemy. The air shattered with thunderclaps … Continue reading

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Swancon Twenty3 – Wrap Up Report – Extracts

A3 sheet folded down so that each ‘page’ was effectively an A5 page, or on the inside possibly two A4 landscape pages. It was a very forgiving format. All spelling errors faithfully reproduced. Transcribed by Elaine Walker The ‘front’ cover … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – March 1996 Newsletter

Transcribed and summarised by Elaine Walker. Sections of it may be blogged in more detail later. The newsletter is A4 pages folded into A5 size. The colour is mostly yellow except for some inserts in the middle. The front page … Continue reading

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Swancon Twenty3 progress reports

There were six, count ’em, six progress reports for Swancon Twenty3. Unfortunately we only have PRs 2 thru 6. PR 2 says “Did you miss out on Progress Report 1? And do you really, really want to own one? Well, … Continue reading

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1993 Swancon Newspaper Clipping – part 1

Digested by Chris Creagh “Swathed in overcoat and scarf against the minus 12C cold outside, the latest wizard of the fantasy novel sat snowed in at home and carried on writing on a battery-powered laptop computer.” With an Easter trip … Continue reading

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