Category Archives: Conventions and Events

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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Tolkien Fans Taking to the High Seas with Convention Voyages

Trilo3y VoyagesI’m trying to figure out what to call these group voyages. SeaCons, maybe, will probably take the pedestal but there are already several companies that have named themselves “SeaCon [something or other]” and I am sure they don’t want any more crowding in their namespace. I can only imagine what the trademark attorneys’ fees must be like in that little niche of industry.
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Communizine to Give Away Free Copy of Moonrise Kingdom

Communizine wants to build up its blog subscriber list so they are offering a free DvD/Blu-ray for “Moonrise Kingdom” to a randomly drawn new subscriber. You can read details of the contest here.
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And now a word about Hallowcon

I will not be attending Hallowcon but I wish I could. Unfortunately, I live on the wrong side of the country but I wanted to say something about the convention because it’s run by a friend of mine, Dutch Stacy.
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Additional Promo Articles for Tolkien Moot

I guess I can’t post these links every day but here are a few more promos for the upcoming Tolkien Moot. The facility is much larger this year and I was talking with Hawke this morning. I’ve been complaining about the pictures he posts of me on the Middle-earth Talk Radio site so he may set up his camera and backlighting stuff at the con and do some portrait shots for people. Now, I’m not saying everyone will get a free professional portfolio. I’m just saying he may take some really nice pictures to post online or something. So I need to get a haircut….
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Watch Tolkien Moot 2010 on the Internet

Tolkien Moot 2010 will be held in Spokane, WA the weekend of August 13-15 but if you cannot attend in person you will have the opportunity to watch the sessions live on the Internet. There will be three live performances (open to the public) by elvish music artist Rehtaeh (Heather Downing). We’ll have a chat room running for people to ask questions and share comments.
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