Friday, November 03, 2006

World Fantasy day one

World Fantasy's in full swing. I met up with Amy Sterling Casil (an old Writers of the Future classmate), John Joseph Adams, Deanna Hoak (my ace diaper supplier) and a bunch of other folk I don't normally see at the various local cons I hit every year. Since I have to get back to the convention, I'll save the story about how Joe Lansdale lost the map and how I was drafted into a panel about Texas fantasy and regaled the audience with stories about deer-themed necrophilia. Instead, I'll share a few pics instead:

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Mark Finn responds favorably to his promotional beer. Which tastes almost as good as his book!

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Stina Leicht and Charles de Lint chat in the lobby before scattering for dinner.

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MaryAnn Harris pimps a book that is not by her husband, Charles de Lint. About this time she asks "Where's that beer I keep hearing about?" That's famed editor Ellen Datlow behind her.

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Austin writerly reprobates and RevSF contributors Steve Wilson and Chris Nakashima-Brown plot world domination. Most likely of a variety involving right-wing neocon space squid conspiracies.

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The contributors to Cross Plains Universe gathered at Rudy's Barbecue for a book release celebration. Pictured left-to-right are Jessica Reisman (who apparently didn't need that ride from me after all), Stina, Rick "Don't Call Me Shirley" Klaw and Paul O. Miles.

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And here we have Mark Finn, Peggy Hailey, unknown white female person, Bill "Boom-Boom" Crider and Judy "Long-Suffering-Wife" Crider.

Okay, that's it for now. It's back to the con for me.

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1 comment:

  1. Scott Cupp7:39 PM

    Unknown white female person would be Charlotte Laughlin, co-author of The Heart of Namirha with Bill Crider in Cross Plains universe

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