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SwanCon XV, program book – Editorial (Jeremy G Byrne)

Transcribed from pp.6 and 7 of the SwanCon XV Program Book. All typos faithlessly reproduced. [page header: Where I get to Totally Abuse My Editorial Privilege] Editorial Jeremy G Byrne This and the page following are a sort of catch-all … Continue reading

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Swancon XIII – Programme Book – Who is Dave Luckett? … The Duck Strikes Back!

Transcription of this GoH bio by Elaine Walker who has endeavoured to reproduce any and all typographical errors faithfully. … The Duck Strikes Back! David Ellis Luckett..a name to conjure with, a man of stature within the fannish community. Most … Continue reading

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Swancon XIII – Programme Book – Chairthing’s Blurb

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, all typographical errors reproduced to the best of my ability Chairthing’s Blurb It’s Swancon time again! Yet another year has passed us by and all we have to show for it is the signs of aging … Continue reading

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Swancon XII – Who Is This Guest Of Honour Anyway ???

This is from page 5 of the Swancon XII Programme Book. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. I have known John McDouall for forty years. I have always said that, and I do not intend to change now. It seems strange when … Continue reading

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Borderlands – The World Within – Programme Booklet

Summarised by Elaine Walker. I am going to summarise the programme for the convention giving an indication of what day, and who was involved and the title. I am going to also include the room they were in. SG1 stands … Continue reading

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Swancon XII – Programme Book – Art

Transcribed by Chris Creagh Convention theme – Breakthroughs Airway Hotel 27th Feb – 2nd March 1987 The front cover art is a sketch, possibly by Karl Allen, of a man thrown backwards through a plate glass window. Continuing through the … Continue reading

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Conviction – SynCon 88 – Program Book: The Convenor’s Polemic

transcription by Anna Hepworth [p3] The Convenor’s Polemic When I finished SYNCON 83 I said I’d never work another Convention. This is it. The organisation of CONVICTION has been fairly easy. The Core Committee has worked well and it has … Continue reading

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SynCon 88 – Conviction – Program book: Jeanne Robinson

transcription by Anna Hepworth and Elaine Walker. Mix of American and Australian spellings as per original text. Jeanne Robinson In the panegyric which you have just read (did you know that if you sprinkle panegyric on cigarettes and smoke them, … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI, programme book, assorted bits.

pages 15 and 16 of the SwanCon XI programme book have a veritable smörgåsbord of topics – the Masquerade, the Auction, the Fan Olympics, the Smoking Policy, the Short Story Competition, and the Cocktail Party, as well as an advert … Continue reading

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SwanCon XI – The Programme (part 1)

being pages 18 and 19 of the SwanCon XI programme/con book. Transcription by Anna Hepworth Friday TIME MAIN HALL 10 am Days of future passed: Autobiographical words by SF authors Grant Stone examines autobiographical works by SF authors for incriminating … Continue reading

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