Monthly Archives: January 2018

GenghisCon 2018 – The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth

by Elaine Walker This past weekend (19th-21st January 2018) was the most recent GenghisCon, and as has been my wont for quite some time I went. Overall I had a fun weekend, once I got my room sorted out – … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV SF Quiz: the Answers

From page 13 of Progress Report Three, SwanCon XV. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. The header at the top of the page says “AS IF WE NEEDED THEM!” SF QUIZ: THE ANSWERS By Stephen Dedman The last Progress Report contained a … Continue reading

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SwanCon XV Science Fiction Quiz

Here’s page 15 from SwanCon XV’s PR2. The page header text says “PITIFULLY EASY! (WHIMPER)”. SCIENCE FICTION QUIZ Subtitled “You’ll have to speak up, the acrostics are terrible”, the following mindshatteringly difficult mini-quiz was designed by Stephen Dedman for the … Continue reading

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Writers’ Workshop — SwanCon 17 July Progress Report

pages 16 & 17 of the SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report are headed ‘Writers’ Workshop’. They contain 4 paragraphs of information from presenter Philippa Maddern, then three about the practicalities of getting to attend the workshop. At the bottom … Continue reading

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Swancon 16 – Progress Report 3 – Page 3 – “Fantasy and the Real Worlds: A Visitor’s Guide”

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. This is the top half of page 3 of Progress Report 3. All typos reproduced as faithfully as possible. “Fantasy and the Real Worlds: A Visitor’s Guide.” “Halflings!” laughed the rider that stood beside Eomer. “Halflings! … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 Progress Report January 1992 Page 3

Big, Bold and Brassy This Progress Report is simply a collection of last-minute information and things which simply can’t be worked into the Programme Book or are not appropriate to include there. Much of what follows will be brief and … Continue reading

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