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The Greens! Watch for the Greens!

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  • Ah, Fallen Angels. An interesting peek into the sci-fi fan world, for someone who loves sci-fi, but has never made it to a convention. And, it's available for free reading at Baen's Free Library [].
    • Yup. I've met a good chunk of the fen mentioned in the book. They are all real people. Fun fun read, but as I say, it's kind of a reverse fanfic - a SF novel written about fandom by professional writers, so it's very heavy on the inside references.

      By the way, pick a convention that is heavy on guests and light on the dealers tables, and go! You'll have fun, get introduced to a whole bunch of neat authors, get to meet some of your favorites... the non-'dealer's cons' are a good time even for mild fans. And if you enjoy it, stick around after the fan closes and look for the parties - you might wind up in a Filk room or debate finer points of a novel - with the author.


You know, Callahan's is a peaceable bar, but if you ask that dog what his favorite formatter is, and he says "roff! roff!", well, I'll just have to...