16 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

ArmadilloCon 2015

ArmadilloCon is next week — June 24-26. I have some great panels this year. The schedule hasn’t quite been finalized, but I will be quite busy all weekend. The panel I’m looking forward to a lot is the Growing the Next Generation of Readers on Friday at 5 pm, with a great bunch of panelists. […]

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28 July 2013 ~ 4 Comments

My First Con

At this point I’ve been to several Texas conventions, plus one World Fantasy Con* (in Calgary). The last WorldCon I went to was in 1997, also in San Antonio. It was a blast. John Norman (Gor) was there, in all his controversial, unrepentent glory. I met Jim Van Pelt there too, though I doubt he […]

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29 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Armadillocon-Saturday and Sunday

I have total con brain but I will do my best to make this sound coherent. Starting from the end, Sunday afternoon my final panel was Private Space Development. With two NASA employees on the panel we had a far-ranging discussion of the commercialization of space travel, including the recently announced plans for asteroid mining […]

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