February 26th, 2007
|10:46 am - Checking-out Con '07 ...|
So, Redemption 07 is over (awwww). rwrylsin and I are now sitting near the hotel lobby, waiting for the checking-out queue (my god ! It's full of fans !) to go down a bit before our turn. It's been a good con - if only there was more of it !
Still, next year's Eastercon is being run by much the same crew - and the guest list is impressive - China Mieville, Tanith Lee, Charlie Stross, and Neil Gaiman. Given that it's being held at a large hotel near Heathrow, I expect it'll be huge.
Meanwhile, a few lucky people had forms for next year's Discworld con included in their con packs - apparently it'll be 22nd-25th August next year. The website hasn't been updated to reflect this yet, though, so I'm not sure if that's official yet (nor the venue, rumours are that it'll be in Birmingham rather than Hinckley, because it's grown too big for here).
Anyway, it might be time to start queueing now ... see (some of) you all next time !
Current Mood: tired
wow the Eastercon line up sounds really good
rwrylsin and I are now sitting near the hotel lobby
You both looked so sweet with your his 'n' hers laptops!
We checked out at 9am, and it was dead quiet.
It was good to see you again: sorry we didn't get to talk more.
Yup, the whole con I kept thinking that I wanted to spend some quiet time talking to various people (like you !), and it never quite happened ...
Next time for sure !
Birmingham Metropole NEC (so by the big exhibition centre on the motorway and not in the middle of Birmingham).
The contract was only agreed this week, and the actual launch is at Easter, but we thought we'd get a flyer out for Redemption as there is a good sized overlap in membership ... and then we ran out of flyers during the con pack stuffing.