Australia Fanzines: Rhizome Factor

by Anna Hepworth The Rhizome Factor, edited and published by Cathy Cupitt, was a Western Australian fanzine of the late 1990s/early 2000s. One volume, comprising six issues, was released between February 1998 and April 2001. Although these were marked as Volume 1, with the implication that further volumes would be forthcoming, no further volumes were… Continue reading Australia Fanzines: Rhizome Factor

Free e-Books?

by Chris & Elaine Would you like to read Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)? Original text and non-dusty? Then toddle off to the Project Gutenberg Australia site. If you can’t find what you want there then try the American Project Gutenberg Why two different sites I hear you say, because the copyright laws are/were different in… Continue reading Free e-Books?

Swancon 32 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge Swancon 32, in 2007. (There’s a page behind that link and all.) This badge is landscape mode, which I like — it leaves lots of room for the member’s name. “Chris” and “Creagh” are quite short names, but longer names like “Christopher” and “Bateman-Graham” would have used quite a lot of… Continue reading Swancon 32 badge

Grant Stone

by Chris Creagh Grant Stone, inaugural recipient of a Silver Swan, embodies SF in WA. He was there at the first SwanCon and is the Patron Saint of GenghisCon. Here he is giving his traditional “Morning Tea with Grant Stone” session at GenghisCon 2011. It usually starts with lashings of scones and jam and cream… Continue reading Grant Stone