Category Archives: Conventions

Notes from World Building Techniques and Approaches at BayCon 2017

Panelists: Kevin Andrew Murphy, Ms. Jennifer L. Carson, Jon Chaisson, and Katharine Kerr Moderated by me (Margaret McGaffey Fisk) Note: I’ve tried to get the correct attributions, but sometimes multiple people spoke on the same concept so no guarantees I … Continue reading

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BayCon 2017 Con Report

The experience of a science fiction convention is a mix of your state, coincidence, programming, and organization, at least in my opinion. For this year’s BayCon, all those pieces fell into place. The programming was varied, interesting, and provoked many … Continue reading

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My BayCon 2017 Panel Schedule Is in and I Can’t Wait

For those of you who are local to Reno, Nevada, don’t forget to drop by the Earth Day celebration at Idlewild Park this Sunday (http://www.renoearthday.org/). I’ll be there at booth #1020 in the California Building with the science fair so … Continue reading

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New Classics for New (Spec Fic) Readers

At Baycon 2016, I moderated a panel looking to identify speculative fiction titles that were good ones to introduce readers to the science fiction and fantasy genres whether they were new to reading, or just to speculative fiction. My fellow … Continue reading

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Baycon 2016 Con Report

If you’ve been following my blog, you already know Baycon is special to me, but even with a limited knowledge of what goes on behind the scenes, I can tell you this year required a Herculean effort both over the … Continue reading

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