A Quick Update for November 2015

I posted an update on the #AllSeekersEve Twitterfest/Tweetstorm from Halloween.  It was, in my opinion, a big success.  Could it have been larger?  Sure.  Maybe with more advanced planning I could have gotten more people involved.  But it was great to see so many fans come out with their contributions.  Legend of the Seeker was a great television show and I miss it.  A lot of other people do, too.  But my science fiction month has been a little busier than that.

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Interesting Science Fiction Developments for October 2015

Word on the SF Fandom forums is that three Witch World movies are in development.  The Witch World is one of Andre Norton’s most famous fictional worlds, if not THE most famous of her fictional worlds.  She wrote the first novel, Witch World, in 1963 and many more books followed almost until her death in 2005. Continue reading

DragonCon 2015 Panels for Tolkien Fans

I will be an Attending Professional at Dragon*Con in Atlanta this weekend. So far I am scheduled for one panel on Saturday and three panels and one solo session on Sunday. Continue reading

For Our Science Fiction Friends Everywhere

I want to call out attention to a friend’s science fiction convention in north Georgia, for fans who live in that area. Hallowcon is mostly a big Halloween fantasy party, with lots of costumes. I’m hoping to get up there this year myself. But don’t take this as an official announcement of my attendance. I won’t be sure of what I can do until Octoberish.
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And the Star Wars Crowd Goes Wild …

LucasFilm (now a part of the Disney Co.) finally released a decent promotional clip for the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” a few days ago.  You have probably watched it by now but here it is anyway.

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Pays Tribute to Andre Norton

Ten years ago Andre Norton passed away. It was a very sad day for those of us who had met her, a terribly empty day for those who knew her well, and the closing of a massive era in the history of genre fiction. Hardly a top-rated author in the science fiction and fantasy field can claim to have NOT been influenced by Andre Norton. She was many a writer’s first favorite author.
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