Category Archives: Progress reports

Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995* Newsletter – Awards

In theory, the last of our posts from this particular newsletter. Previous posts can be found by clicking the relevant tags, and having a bit of a hunt. (*)The actual newsletter says 1996 but this is a “known” typo and … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 November Report – Short Story Competition

Page 12 of the SwanCon 17 November Progress report details the ‘SwanCon 17 – the Seventeenth Annual Western Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival Short story Competition’. That text alone takes the top third of page 12, and no attempt … Continue reading

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Confusion Progress Report 1A

page three and four of Con Fusion progress report 1A. Header features Con Fusion logo, also used as a section separator PROGRESS REPORT 1A What IS CON FUSION? ConFusion is Perth’s first officially acknowledged, SF Media convention. It’s also the … Continue reading

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Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995 Newsletter – The Guests

Back in 2016, we did a quick summary of this newsletter, as well as transcriptions of pages containing information on The Philosophy, The Hotel and Perth, Promotions, and Competitions. We are now revisiting this — today’s post transcribes the page … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Progress Report January 1992 – Orion advert

Page 14 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was a full page advert for ‘Orion’. The top three-quarters of the page are the text reproduced below; the bottom quarter contains a graphic element consisting of the word ‘Orion’ … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – November report – The Perth SF&F Writers’ Workshop

Page 13 of the PR starts with “New stuff in the Non-Anime Video Stream”, and then goes on to: The Perth SF&F Writers’ Workshop The Perth SF&F Writers’ Workshop will be held on the weekend of 18th and 19th of … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – Westrek and JAFWA

The SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report has two unnumbered pages between pages 8 and 9. The first of these is a full page advert for the WA Star Trek Fan Club – Westrek (probably not going any more), while … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – November report – Dreamers in the Net (Part 2)

Pages 20-21 of this progress report have to do with one of the Cyberpunk RPGs being run at the convention – Dreamers in the Net. Page 21 contains the advert with the title Dreamers in the Net in very big … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – July 1991 Progress Report – Dreamers in the Net (part I)

Being page 13 of the SwanCon 17 July 1991 Progress Report. Part II will be posted in the near future. This page features a faux newspaper clipping about ‘The Urban Outback’ (which requires a bit of a content warning for … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17: July 1991 PR – PARSEC

Pages 12 through 15 of the SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report are a detailed presentation on ‘PARSEC – The Perth and Regional Simulation Entertainments Convention’. This post attempts to transcribe the text, and summarise the visual elements, which might … Continue reading

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