Norwescon 42 September 25 Newsletter
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Don't forget your towel!
We have Guests of Honor!
Please welcome our Norwescon 42 Guests of Honor!
Mary Robinette Kowal, Writer Guest of Honor
Tran Nguyen, Artist Guest of Honor
Dan Koboldt, Science Guest of Honor
Nancy Pearl, Special Guest
Subterranean Press, Spotlight Publisher
You can learn more about them at our Guests of Honor page found here!
Thank you, Fairwood Writers!
The longtime association between Norwescon and Fairwood Writers is coming to a close. For many years, Fairwood Writers sponsored the writing workshop at Norwescon, organizing all the incoming manuscripts from hopeful writers, managing staffing, and facilitating the critique sessions. Norwescon is eternally grateful for Fairwood's friendship and their commitment to the writing community here in the Pacific Northwest.
You can find information on the new Norwescon Writers Workshop by selecting this link.
Norwescon Writing Workshop - Applications open through 12/9/18!
Applications are now being accepted for the Norwescon Writers Workshop. The workshop format is a Milford- style, peer-to-peer critique facilitated by professional writers, editors, and agents. We will accept short story and novel excerpts in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. Writers ages 18+ of all skill levels are encouraged to apply. There are no additional fees beyond your Norwescon membership.
Workshop details and how to apply.
October Book Club!
Come join your fellow bibliophiles as we read another book by a local author. This time we're reading Terry Brooks' Armageddon's Children. This book helps explain how his Shannara series connects to the events in the Word and Void trilogy. Set in the Pacific Northwest, see how many landmarks you can recognize!
Host: Kathy Bond (A dragon will mark the spot!)
Time: Sunday, October 28, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Place:Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park
Book: Terry Brooks, Armageddon's Children
Worldcon Seattle 2025 Kick-off Meeting!
Are you interested in getting involved in a bid to bring Worldcon to Seattle in 2025? Come join us at our kick- off meeting on Saturday, October 6th. We'll be discussing our vision of the bid, the con, and the structure we have to work within.
Saturday, October 6th, noon - 1:30 p.m.
Razzis Pizza, 8523 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle
For more information, please contact Kathy Bond (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Do you have your room?
Rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport go quickly at the discounted convention rate! Be sure to reserve your room before they all disappear! (Please remember that there is a reservation deposit of one room night charged at the time of reservation.)
Click here for more information.
In This Issue
Guests of Honor
Farewell to Fairwood Writing Workshop
October Book Club
Book your hotel
Register here! Four-Day Membership $70
Outreach and Charities
Open Volunteer Positions
You can still access Norwescon 41 on Guidebook! Norwescon 42 will be available later this year.