Tag Archives: WorldCon

Convention Programming in the Age of Necromancy – A Short Story

In my blogpost about the 2018 July Short Story Challenge, I wrote that every year that challenge generates one or two stories that are not something I can publish either in e-book form or send to a magazine. Often, these … Continue reading

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WorldCon 75 Photos and a Report

Now the extended Hugo commentary is out of the way, here is my WorldCon 75 report with plenty of photos. Many of the photos are already in this video I posted on YouTube, but here you can see them without … Continue reading

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Some More Words about the 2017 Hugo Awards

I already wrote a short 2017 Hugo Awards reaction post on Friday night, but now I’m home here is a longer version: This is an unusual Hugo year for me, for even though we had an excellent Hugo shortlist full … Continue reading

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Some Videos of my WorldCon Adventures

I’m still working on my more detailed Hugo post, but in the meantime, here is a little video I made about my WorldCon adventures. It’s basically a jazzed up slideshow, assembled from some of the photos I took at WorldCon … Continue reading

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Back from Helsinki

I had a great time in Helsinki, both at WorldCon 75 and in the city in general. I got back home yesterday evening and spent most of today unpacking, refilling the fridge, etc… I took lots of photos, both of … Continue reading

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A Very Few Words on the 2017 Hugo Awards

I’m still in Helsinki with a very slow computer and WiFi connection, so this is only a short Hugo reaction post. Detailed analysis will follow sometime next week. Even though I am at WorldCon, I didn’t catch the ceremony in … Continue reading

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In Helsinki

I made it safely to Helsinki. From what I’ve seen so far, it’s a lovely city with lots of stunning art noveau buildings, which is great for me, because I love art noveau. Even my hotel is an art noveau … Continue reading

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Cora goes to WorldCon 75 in Helsinki, Finland

Next week, I’m off to Finland for WorldCon 75 in Helsinki. I’ll be leaving on Monday and am really looking forward to the experience. So there will be light to no blogging next week and plenty of photos and con … Continue reading

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Even More Hugo and Clarke Awards Reactions

The debate about the 2016 Hugo Awards is still going on and there is a somewhat more low-key debate about the Arthur C. Clarke Award as well.  Previous posts on the 2016 Hugos are here, here, here and here, for … Continue reading

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Of Hugos, Puppies and WorldCon 2016 – and a bit about the Clarke Award

Yeah, we’re still talking about the 2016 Hugos and MidAmeriCon II, the 2016 Kansas City WorldCon. Hell, I even had an (alcohol-free) Hugo cocktail (no relation to the award) today. Previous posts on the 2016 Hugos are here, here and … Continue reading

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