Category Archives: Fandom is famiiy

Fandom is like a family.
A family full of strange cousins living all over the world, speaking a multitude of languages but having the same interests, the love of books and the same pet peeves.
Tim Powers, one of my favorite writers, came to Croatia as guest of honour for Zagreb second Eurocon in 2012. I asked him how he liked it here and he said it was great, but that his favorite part was coming into the con. because, where ever he may find himself, coming to an SF con was just like coming home.
And it is.

Milena Benini

Occasionally, I get asked to speak on TV. A couple months ago it was about the awesome Russian SF film Kin dza dza! which was aired on Croatian TV, today it was about the fictional worlds of Milena Benini, one … Continue reading

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Reading fan-fiction (and sometimes, more often, writing it)

When you dive into another person’s fiction so deeply that you feel their characters as if they are of your own making, or, if not that, then at least as if you can move them outside boundaries that media like … Continue reading

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A flashmob musical in memoriam

On Saturday, October 12th, at Rikon 2013, the third biggest Croatian SF convention, the Artefact Awards were given out, the culmination of the con for the old fashioned literary oriented fans as well as many who are not. This year … Continue reading

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