Dec 7, 2013
you have an abiding love for Fantasy, SF and Horror, you could do
far worse than get yourself to one of the book conventions that
crop up around the country on a regular basis. In 2013
Fantasy Con returned
to our fair shores after a long absence, bringing with it a raft of
international authors, book launches, intimate Q&As,
large-scale panels and literary awards. Folk from all
areas of the publishing industry were brought together with fans to
celebrate and promote the ongoing explosion of imaginative fiction
into mainstream life.
team was sadly unable to attend this event en mass but
we wererepresented by Phil Ambler, who's here to
tell Dion all about it.
Joining us are a group of authors and bloggers to share their
experiences, have a laugh and digress into some disturbing areas.
In the episode
we chew over first impressions; talk personal highlights, general
vibes and unfortunate issues; then give out some prime tips for
people who are new to the convention scene. Along the way we
hear of the perils of looking out of a bedroom window, discover an
academic use for genitalia, get utterly lost in a
toilet, and (finally!) learn where they keep all the free
Want to track
down that elusive best seller from Fox Spirit? Head over to
Wish you could
watch John Llewellyn Probert's ghost stories, as recorded at
the con? Here you
We hope to see
some of you there in 2014!