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SwanCon XV: More lies about swans and iron

Page 31 of the SwanCon XV Program Book has the running head of ‘Don’t worry, Get Stuffed is not eligible’. Partway down the page on the right is a line drawing of a bipedal figure in what can best be … Continue reading

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SwanCon Progress Report 2: miscellaneous

Pages five and six of the SwanCon 16 progress report have an assortment of shorter pieces, all of which are replicated here. The only deliberate change is converting titles from SHOUTY CAPS Short story competition and writers’ toolkit Those of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 16 PR1 – DUCK FANTASY

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge DUCK FANTASY By Stephen Dedman I should if I may, to comment on the quality and quantity of fannish art, writing and publishing in Western Australia at the moment. After a long period when WA fanzines … Continue reading

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Swancon 14 – Progress Report 2 – Page 5 – Australian Science Fiction Awards 1989

Because it is good to know how things were done in the past, here’s the information on the awards to be presented at Swancon 14. All typos faithfully recorded. Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Australian Science Fiction Awards, 1989 Two types … Continue reading

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The Ditmar Reporter – V1, #2 – December 1995

In all our our collections of Australian fannish ephemera, we appear to have a single issue of ‘The Ditmar Reporter’. Why this is issue 2 (of volume 1), and no issue 1 exists in the collection, one can only blame … 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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A Blast From The Past – Wrapping up Swancon 16 – Page 1

Page 2 of this was published nearly a year ago and was the summary of the incomings and outgoings of the convention finances. So now we are getting around to publishing the first page which was a summary of the … Continue reading

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1996 national awards nomination form(s)

summary by Anna Hepworth From the depths of our archives, we have extracted an A4 (yellow, ~80 gsm bond, double sided) sheet laid out as two side-by-side A5 pages, with voting forms and official information for the a) 1996 Australian … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time – The ASFMA awards

Many moons ago, before the Australian Science Fiction Convention and the Australian Science Media Society convention were merged, there were two separate sets of national SF awards, being the Ditmars and the Australasian Media Science Fiction Awards. We have discussed … Continue reading

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SwanCon 14 Ephemera

by Chris Creagh Open the A4 manila envelope and what do I find? 1) Progress Report 3 2) Info about the 1989 ASF(Ditmar) Awards best International fiction (148 listed) Australian novel (11 listed) Australian short fiction (39 listed) Fanzine Fan writer … Continue reading

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