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Swancon 17: Urban Alchemist?: Nick Stathopoulos

Herein a transcription of page 10 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Urban Alchemist? Nick Stathopoulos To look at his working environment, one could be excused for thinking Nick gets paid to make mess. Surrounded by tins … Continue reading

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SwanCon 16 – Souvenir book – Chairman’s Report

From the Chair of SwanCon 16, Greg Turkich, comes an effusive welcome to yet another con. Well, it’s finally arrived. After a year of planning we are proud to present Swancon 16, the latest in the long line of Swancons. … Continue reading

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Swancon 17: Waiting for the Cappuccino Muse: Terry Dowling

Here’s page 7 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Waiting for the Cappuccino Muse Terry Dowling Born in Sydney in 1947, Terry Dowling is the only writer to have won eight [count ’em folks, eight!] Australian Science … 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 – 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: Progress Report July 1991, p19

page 19 of the Swancon 17 July 1991 progress report has two text sections, being ‘Education Seminar: Science Fiction in Education’ and ‘The Short Story Competition’. As ever, all typos faithfully reproduced, including the completely bewildering dating system in use for the … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Valhalla & M A R S

The SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report has two unnumbered pages between pages 12 and 13. The first of these is a full page advert for Doug Thorp’s Valhalla Games and Hobbies, while the second is a full page advert … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17: July 1991 PR p9

page 9 of the SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report has two text sections, being ‘General Features’ and ‘Hotel Video System’. The white space left over is filled with a drawing of the eponymous character of My Neighbour Totoro. It … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 January 1992 PR page 15

This page features “Masquerades and Banquets”, “Things to Bring”, “Eats” and “Volunteers Wanted!”. Let’s see how far we get…   Masquerades and Banquets   The Masquerade this year will be, as we’ve said in previous PRs, somewhat different from previous … Continue reading

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