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Diary of a conrunner: Worldcon 75, Helsinki, August 2017

Blogs tend to go untended when life happens. When work also happens, a blog becomes somewhat endangered, especially if, along with life and work, one happens to take on Worldcon organizing duties. Yeah, I have been called crazy to my face. Honestly, when I joined the W75 team, I envisioned myself blogging every single step of… Continue reading Diary of a conrunner: Worldcon 75, Helsinki, August 2017

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Cultural heritage, superheroes and me – guest post by Gillian Polack

I love talking about a new novel just before it gets released. It gives me a chance to explore some of the more entertaining aspects of my work. Mostly, people are asking me about ghosts, for this new novel is called The Time of the Ghosts and will be released this weekend. It’s as much… Continue reading Cultural heritage, superheroes and me – guest post by Gillian Polack

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GUFF in Finland, Finnish fan in GUFF

Thanks to the amazing Ben Romoila, my GUFF trip introduced me to Finnish fandom. Now the boot is on the other foot, with Jukka Halme standing for the north-south GUFF journey. In honour of this reversal, here are select extracts from my GUFF report. If you want the whole thing, it’s available for a donation… Continue reading GUFF in Finland, Finnish fan in GUFF