Liburnicon 2013

Liburnicon is the youngest of all Croatian SF conventions, and possibly also organized by the youngest crew as well. It is a two-day event oriented mainly towards having geeky fun, but since their chair was also the chief of volunteers at Kontakt they have begun to bring in literary guests. Liburnicon 2013 will be held […]

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Conflux Schedule

Conflux is a science fiction convention held in Canberra since 2004. I have been repeatedly warned it is of a more writerly bent. It seems to mean that is more similar to SFeraKon and Istrakon than Swancon was in terms of writers’ presence and numerous writing workshops. Am looking forward to finding out. My schedule, […]

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A spilling day

Today was my last day in Perth for this part of trip. My host and GUFF administrator @Splanky took me to a lovely place for some Japanese food, to a book store, where I could not resist buying a copy of Lucy Sussex’s Thief of Life, and to a place near the Swan river where […]

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Swancon: How it went – the short version

Swancon was my first ever Australian con and I totally fell in love with it. (Now I just have to figure out how to make enough money to come back every year!)

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Swancon 2013

Small or big, any con with four guests of honour ends up with lots of interesting programming items. But small ones, like Swancon, have the advantage: very few scheduling conflicts! I will not have to choose between Charlie Stross, John Birmingham, Gail Simone and Lucy Sussex.

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