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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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Swancon 18 – miscellanea

by Doug Burbidge I’ve got various pieces of paper here from Swancon 18. Let’s see: there’s an A4 quiz night flyer. 7pm, August 7, $7 per head, tables of… 6. Broke their run of sevens, there. And another thing, which … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 – “Ditmars, the care and feeding of”

being page 2 (inside front cover) of ‘Progress Report the Last (March 1993)’ for SwanCon 18. SF fandom is fond of silly traditions, tradition being defined as any event that has happened twice. Some of them have no known origin, … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 – Progress Report the last

Dated ‘March 1993’, the final progress report for SwanCon 18 is 2 double sided A4 pages, folded to make an 8 page A5 booklet; black on white; approximately 80 gsm bond – you know, the standard we know and expect … Continue reading

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Swancon 18 – Progress Report 0 – Part 6

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. She hopes that any typos are the ones that were there originally. This covers page 7 and 8 of Progress Report 0, which are the last pages in this progress report, published in early 1991. So … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 – on Children’s Programming

The SwanCon 18 progress report 2 (March 1992) devoted an entire page to the topic of Children’s Programming. While some of it is pie-in-the-sky, and some couldn’t be done now (for legal reasons), as a historical commentary, it has some … Continue reading

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Swancon 18 – Progress Report 0 – Part 5

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, matching the text in all its glory. This was page 6 of Progress Report 0 of Swancon 18 … and Swancon 18’s Fan GoH. Now deeply immersed in medical practice in the south-west but was for … Continue reading

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Swancon 18 – Progress Report 0 – Part 4

Transcribed by Elaine Walker – This covers page 5 of Progress report 0 for Swancon 18. As usual, any typographical errors will be diligently reproduced. RIP Pterry. Swancon 18’s Guest of Honour… Have you invented a world lately? Terry Pratchett … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18, PR3, post 2 of ummm

In the last post about the November 1992 Progress Report 3 from SwanCon 18 (1993!), we managed to get through Three! Whole! Pages!. In this post page 4 is covered in roughly the same level of obsessiveaccurate detail. Unclassifiable Programming … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18, PR3, post 1 of umm

In keeping with our current style, Progress Report 3 from SwanCon will be chopped up, rearranged slightly, and served in bite-sized chunks across a number of posts. This first post starts at the cover (minimalist, with con name at the … Continue reading

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