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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 9 – Freeform Report

Page 9 of this progress report covers, in the top half of the page, “Fundraiser Quiz”, and in the bottom half of the page: Freeform Report As part of the fundraising for the Festival of the Imagination 1996, a series … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 7 – Video Programme

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. If I find any typos I will do my best to reproduce them. Video Programme The bleary-eyed video manager staggers out of the darkened room, into a world of light and colour. Its taken six months, … Continue reading

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Festival of The Imagination 1996 – December 1995 Newsletter – Page 5 – Additional Guests

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All typos have been preserved as much as possible. Layout has not. The Festival of the Imagination 1996 is dedicated to offering our members the opportunity to meet and interact with wide range of guests, particularly … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 July 1995 Newsletter – Bruce Sterling

Page 3: Bruce Sterling Globally Sean McMullen When I open a magazine and see Bruce Sterling’s name in the contents list I go to that story first. Whenever he has a new book published I buy it, unseen and unreviewed. … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995 Newsletter, a few more details (2 of 2)

Following on from our summary page about the 1996 Festival of the Imagination newsletter from April 1995, and our ‘few more details’ (1 of 2), comes our final post on this document. Here, page 6 is transcribed, covering a couple … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995 Newsletter, a few more details (1 of 2)

Some months back, we did a partial post about the April 1995 newsletter for the 1996 Festival of the Imagination (see here). This post transcribes the fifth page of that newsletter, a later post will cover page six, and then … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 Souvenir Book – Storm Constantine

Transcribed from the Souvenir book for the Swancon titled Festival of the Imagination 1996, pages 19-20 Storm Constantine is 30 something, and lives in Stafford with eight cats and a husband. She has been making up and telling stories all … Continue reading

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SwanCon 21 Souvenir Book – Neil Gaiman

Being page 6 of the SwanCon 21, Festival of the Imagination souvenir book. Typos and interesting punctuation faithfully replicated. Neil Gaiman, creator/writer of the monthly cult DC comics horror-weird series, Sandman, is one of the top writers in modern comics. … 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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SwanCon 21 – Souvenir book – summary

The SwanCon 21–Festival of the Imagination souvenir book is an understated ~A4 perfect bound book with black cover and dark grey stripe down the middle of the front cover. A lighter grey copy of the somewhat mosquito-esque logo is towards … Continue reading

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