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Sir Terry Pratchett OBE

September 13th, 2015 · Comments Off on Sir Terry Pratchett OBE

By Lewis P Bear and MEG   With the sad loss early this year of Britain’s favourite author Sir Terry Pratchett, the convention committee felt that a man who had touched so many lives should receive some small measure of acknowledgement and thanks. Terry was an essentially shy man who never truly believed in his […]

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Tags: Fandom · Writing

Small Group Sessions Highlight #5 – Mining the Past with Dev Agarwal

October 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Small Group Sessions Highlight #5 – Mining the Past with Dev Agarwal

Dev Agarwal is an author of dark SF and historical fiction, as well as being a regular contributor of non-fiction to Albedo One and Focus magazines. At BristolCon this year he’s hosting a small group on brainstorming historical events for story ideas. If you fancy trying your hand at at a pseudo-Roman setting, exploring the […]

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Tags: Programme · Workshops · Writing

What Lies Ahead – Competition Now Open!

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As part of our recent event held in conjunction with Fun Palaces and Bristol Watershed, we are running a competition on the theme of “What Lies Ahead.” You can win prizes of vouchers for Forbidden Planet and the Watershed, but the competition is only open until November 5th, so get your thinking skates on! WHAT […]

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Tags: Bristol · Writing

Mary Shelley Workshop in Bath Feb 22nd

February 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Mary Shelley Workshop in Bath Feb 22nd

In Bath on Feb.22nd novelist Jean Burnett and writing agony aunt Diana Cambridge are hosting a workshop all about Mary Shelley and Frankenstein. The workshop could be of interest to horror and SF writers or anyone else with a penchant for monster fiction or an interest in Shelley (who needs no sales pitch!) If that’s […]

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Tags: Events · Workshops · Writing

Here Comes the LitFest

October 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on Here Comes the LitFest

The Bristol Festival of Literature is due to start on Saturday (19th) and there is plenty of science fictional content kick it off. The main event is The Kraken Rises, which involves good friends of ours including Jonathan Howard, Gaie Sebold, Dave Gullen, Emma Newman, Gareth L. Powell, Tim Maughan and Angry Robot Books. That’s […]

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