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BristolCon 2018 Reports  

December 2nd, 2018 · Comments Off on BristolCon 2018 Reports  

Was BristolCon really a month ago? Sure was! There have been so many lovely reports that we thought we would share links to them… • https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/126560414/posts/420 • https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/75616978/posts/393 • https://writingandcoe.co.uk/bristolcon-2018/ • https://sjhigbee.wordpress.com/2018/10/31/authoring-annals-bristolcon-2018-brainfluffblogauthoringannals-3-bristolcon2018report/ • https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/143853475/posts/1031 • https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/133030947/posts/3809 • https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/93352333/posts/1452 • https://thomaswrightson.wordpress.com/2018/10/29/at-bristolcon-2018-edition/ • http://fantasy-faction.com/2018/a-newbies-first-sff-con-aka-bristolcon-confidential • https://fantasy-hive.co.uk/2018/11/bristolcon-2018-convention-report/ • https://jasonwhittleblogs.wordpress.com/2018/10/29/bristolcon-2018/ • https://writingandcoe.co.uk/bristolcon-2018/  If you want to add a link […]

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Small Group Sessions

October 5th, 2018 · 1 Comment

As always at Bristolcon we will be running some small group sessions throughout the day. These can be focused on particular areas of writing technique, or just a chance to enjoy a chat with a favourite author. This year we also have an art workshop for the first time! You can sign up in advance […]

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Cover Reveal for “Fleet of Knives”

September 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on Cover Reveal for “Fleet of Knives”

One of BristolCon’s favourite authors Gareth L Powell this week announces the cover reveal of the next novel in his Embers of War trilogy ”Fleet of Knives” A glorious thing to behold, check it out on the Barnes and Noble site. We are looking forward to reading this as soon as it drops through the […]

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Book launch news

July 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on Book launch news

We’re very excited to get an exclusive cover reveal of the book that will be launching at this year’s BristolCon. It’s from award-winning Grimbold books, one of our favourite publishers and it’s written by Peter Sutton, a BristolCon committee member. Here’s the cover in all its glory: For every sin, a sword For every sword, […]

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Guest of Honour Announcement part 3

March 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on Guest of Honour Announcement part 3

Our third Guest of Honour is author Dave Hutchison Dave Hutchinson was born in Sheffield in 1960 and read American Studies at the University of Nottingham before moving into journalism. He’s the author of six collections of short stories and four novels. His novella ‘The Push’ was shortlisted for the BSFA Award in 2010, and […]

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Guest of Honour announcement 2

March 28th, 2018 · Comments Off on Guest of Honour announcement 2

Our next guest of honour is author Joanne Hall Joanne Hall is the same age as Star Wars, which explains a lot….  She currently lives in Bristol with her partner.  She enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, playing console games, watching movies, pottering about on her allotment and playing with the world’s laziest dog. A […]

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Guest of Honour announcement

March 27th, 2018 · Comments Off on Guest of Honour announcement

Our first Guest of Honour is artist Andrew Skilleter Long time illustrator, creator and publisher, Andrew Skilleter is best known for his professional involvement with Doctor Who and the BBC, primarily between 1979 and 1995. His work includes the iconic ‘The Five Doctors’ Radio Times cover, countless book and VHS covers, books, calendars, prints and other […]

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The programme for 2017 is here

October 15th, 2017 · 3 Comments

BristolCon is a mere two weeks away and today we can reveal the programme in all its glory. We think you’ll agree that it’s full of delight and would love to hear here, on Twitter or on Facebook what you’re looking forward to the most! The Programme

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Guest of Honour News part 3

May 31st, 2017 · Comments Off on Guest of Honour News part 3

Our third guest of honour is Sarah Anne Langton Sarah Anne Langton Sarah has worked as an Illustrator for Hodder & Stoughton, Forbidden Planet, Tachyon Publications, The Cartoon Network, Apple, Microsoft, Marvel Comics, Apex Publications, WauchulaGhost and a wide variety of music events. Written and illustrated for Angry Robot, Jurassic London, Fox Spirit, NewCon Press and Hachette. Hodderscape dodo creator and Kitschies Inky Tentacle judge. Daylights as the designer for the worlds largest […]

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Guest of Honour News part 2

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Guest of Honour News part 2

Our Next Guest of Honour – Jen Williams Jen Williams lives in London with her partner and their cat. A fan of pirates and dragons from an early age, these days she writes character-driven sword and sorcery novels with plenty of banter and magic, and she has been twice nominated for a British Fantasy Award. […]

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