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The Thomases at Minicon!

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Look, it’s a schedule for Minicon (4/18-4/20, Bloomington, MN)!   Fandom or Fandoms? Friday 4:30 pm Ver 3/4 Is SF Fandom one monolithiic thing or a collection of sub-fandoms? Is there a generational difference? “My fandoms are -” Rachel Kronick (m) Elise A. Matthesen Michael Lee Michael Damian Thomas Neil Rest Hands On Research, Friday 5:30 pm Krushenko’s […]

5 Things Make a Post on a Wednesday

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

1. Christopher de Hamel is coming to campus today! He’ll be in Special Collections later this afternoon before his talk at 5 pm. I’m still rather excited. 2. Spain prep continues apace. This conference is going to be amazing. 3. Just ordered this Karen Hanmer piece for our collections. Teach all the binding methods! I’m […]

WindyCon: The Schedule!

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

WindyCon is this coming weekend. Yikes! Here’s where to find me: Writers Workshop – Saturday 11-09-2013 – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm – ISFiC Suite An Author’s Best Friend – Saturday, 11-09-2013 – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Lilac A SF Collecting – Sunday, 11-10-2013 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Lilac A […]

5 Things Make a Post (pre-vacation edition)

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

1. Today is a day of clearing the decks in my office in preparation for 2 whole weeks of actual vacation. This is the longest break from my day job that I’ve taken for vacation since I came to NIU. There was a similar-length break for Caitlin’s hip surgery, but I think you’ll agree that […]

Glitter & Mayhem link roundup!

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Hey, would you like to see what people are saying about Glitter & Mayhem? (via Michael Damian Thomas’s site):   Glitter & Mayhem So many links!!! Photos from our FABULOUS launch party! Excerpts! Introduction by Amber Benson  Sister Twelve: Confessions of a Party Monster by Christopher Barzak A Hollow Play by Amal El-Mohtar Guest blogs! My Favorite […]

Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books Schedule!

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

So, the Thomases will be at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books this weekend. Here’s where to find us. All of our panels are in the same room, Northview 130: You can see the full Program for the festival online. Saturday: 1:30 PM  Glitter & Mayhem / Crowdfunding (Michael Damian Thomas, Lynne M. Thomas, Matt […]

General Updatery: 5 things make a post

Friday, September 6th, 2013

1. Friends of the NIU Libraries event this coming Tuesday! Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune is our speaker. It’s free! You should come! 2. Still tired from WorldCon. Driving back and forth to Texas took a lot out of us. Slowly regrowing brain. More WorldCon and Hugo-specific postings will follow. 3. We will be […]

WorldCon Schedule! (The beginning, anyway)

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

This is my initial WorldCon Schedule. It is not the combined Thomas Family Schedule, and it does not include a bunch of meetings/meals/etc. with people that I’ve yet to schedule. Nor, alas, does it yet contain a live SF Squeecast recording. We’re hoping that gets added (request has been made), but we’ll see.  ETA: Squeecast […]

Things around the web that may contain me.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Glitter & Mayhem is coming…and the first reviews are rather positive. Thinking About Books There’s a rumor that Locus likes it, too. Fran Wilde over on the Apex Publications blog asked me to list the 5 things I can’t live without at a convention. John Picacio asked me what excited me most about this year’s […]

CONvergence approaches!

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Because life hasn’t been busy enough… My CONvergence Schedule Thursday, July 4  10:00pm  Queers Dig Time Lords Mad Norwegian Press will be launching a new essay collection on June 4th called Queers Dig Time Lords. Both of the co-editors are here at the convention, as well as some contributors. Panelists: Sigrid Ellis, Jason Tucker, Michael […]