Tag Archives: George R.R. Martin

#Loncon3 – Fantasy authors should ‘borrow, steal and pillage history’ – what say you?

Fantasy and History Panels at Loncon3 “Fantasy authors should borrow, steal and pillage history.” So sayeth George R.R. Martin, and he should know what he’s talking about. He is only too ready to talk about the many ways that people died in medieval times, and I think he’s maybe trying to cover as many of […]

#LonCon3 – a varied progamme and George R.R. Martin talks

Loncon3 – panels As this was my first World SF Convention, I wanted to cram in as much as possible, and I took that to mean going to as many items of the near 1000 events on the programme as possible. Of course, by the third day I was panelled out, and started to miss a few […]

#LonCon3 – World #SF Convention – how was it?

WORLD SF CONVENTION I have been fortunate indeed that within the last year we have had both the World Fantasy Convention (see my reports via the sidebar categories) and the World SF Convention here in the UK. Over the last few days a number of people at Loncon3 have asked me if I enjoyed it. Well, […]