Norwescon 39 November 15 Newsletter
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Remembering the Future
Norwescon Art Show Sold Out
This year's Norwescon Art Show is sold out. We maintain a wait list in case of cancelations. If you are interested in being added to the wait list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear from you.
Write out of this World Sci-Fi and Fantasy Short Story Contest
The EMP's sci-fi and fantasy short story writing contest, Write Out of This World, is now accepting applications. Submissions are judged by a panel of experts including EMP curators, professional writers, and Seattle community leaders. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded to students in each of the following divisions: 3rd-5th grades, 6th-8th grades, and 9th-12th grades. For additional information, please visit the Write out of this World webpage.
Norwescon is proud to be a supporter of Write Out of This World.
New! Norwescon Artists' Workshop
This year is the first of the Norwescon Artists' Workshop - a new program designed to help artists improve their craft. The workshop provides artists with an opportunity to develop their skills through a critique of their work by Norwescon panelists, professional artists, and their peers. It is also an opportunity to network with other artists, learn about markets and submissions, and be part of the community of artists at Norwescon. See our full announcement here.
Lazer Tag will be at Norwescon. To smooth and speed up the introduction process, we will provide a flyer in your swag bag containing the game rules and the release form. Read it and bring it with you to play! Extra rules and release forms will be at the Information Table near convention registration, and at each game. We will be sharing the game area and time with Nerf. This works well since we play nice with each other. See you in the arena!
The Hellbender Filmmaking Workshop
Let's make a movie at The Hellbender Filmmaking Workshop!
This fast-paced, energetic workshop will keep you engaged in a supercharged and fully immersive filmmaking experience!
"This was the most fun I had at the entire convention! And I still go back and re-watch it from time to time, ten years later, whenever I want a big ol' smile on my face. I can't think of any other convention experience I've ever had that I continued to enjoy ten years later."
That's only one of the many people who have been a part of this groundbreaking workshop.
For more information, visit the workshop information page here.
Take your writing to the next level!
The Norwescon Writers' Workshop offers feedback from writing professionals to help you improve your science fiction, fantasy and horror short fiction and novels. You'll find our guidelines here. Don't delay! Submit your manuscripts by 11:59 p.m. PST on November 29, 2015, for a place in the 2016 workshop.
Participate in the Norwescon Masquerade!
Do you enjoy costumes? Do you love showing them off?
If so, the NWC Masquerade is for you.
Come show others the fabulous costume you have spent the last year sewing. This venue is the place to start up your acting career!
The NWC Masquerade wants you.
Join our Digital Scavenger Hunt
Our digital scavenger hunt is only the second game in the world where you are the search engine.
Come! Take the list! Then, find and take a picture of each item on the list.
Get points for the best pictures and win prizes.
In This Issue
Art Show Applications
Pre-registration for Norwescon 39 is now open! Just $65 for a full four-day weekend membership!
Outreach and Charities