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RadCon At Its Toxic Best

Those of you who thought you knew RadCon in Washington’s Tri Cities, think again. This weekend just past it had a few people short of 2,000. Harry Turtledove was the writer GoH, and the whole deal was smoothly run by Bob Brown and crew. A good time, and no fire alarms went off in the middle of the night.

Why, you might ask, is RadCon toxic? Because they want to be. They are celebrating the Hanford nuclear reservation and Richland (one of the tri in Tri Cities) –the city with the most PhD’s per capita in the nation, and the sheer grit of local fans who are not afraid to hoist a tot of toxic waste in celebration of science fiction. Bring it on. Read More…

Rats on Evil Stars

Kay and Brenda Cooper at U. Book Store in Seattle.

Brenda Cooper and I recently shared a headline event at U Book Store in Seattle. It was very interesting to hear her read from her new book, The Silver Ship and the Sea. She knows how to put emotional punch into a scene, and reads beautifully, besides. I didn’t think it was quite fair that she too had Stephan Martiniere cover. Hey, he’s My guy! Read More…