Oh dear…I’ll warn you now, this may be a pretty whacked-out post. Between the trauma of being stranded in NYC overnight, catching a cold on the trip and having to return to the day job, I’m a little brainless.
WorldCon was terrific. Faith and David have already mentioned many of the selling points for going, so I won’t repeat what they’ve said. As we’ve told you many times, writing is a solitary business. Sometimes cons are the only chance we have to meet others in our profession, and they’re great opportunities to network with the people who can further one’s career. However, things can become a little silly. If you’ve never been to a con, here are a few thoughts to help you understand what might happen when you do, at last, attend one.
- It is easy to let oneself eat badly while at con, and after two [...]
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