10 Aug 2009

From here, Worldcon rocked.

So how was Worldcon for everyone?

Me? I loved it. Thanks to Cheryl Morgan and the rest of the team at Convention Reporter it was, well not nearly the same as being there, but I certainly got a feeling for everything going on.

Best part was watching the Hugo awards come in on Twitter. I was particularly pleased to see Electric Velocipede, Weird Tales and Cheryl take rockets. And very cool that both the best short story and best novellete ran on Starship Sofa recently.

I'm not going to lie to you - sometimes, living at 36°52′S 174°45′E, it can feel like you're at the end of the world. Sites like Convention Reporter and services like Twitter, though? We're not that far away at all.

And next year I might end up doing some reporting of my own. Already got my membership for Melbourne...

Time for a bit of a knees-up eh?

1 comment:

Matthew Sanborn Smith said...

I agree with all that you said, except that longitude and latitude part. Coverage was great this year. Next year I'll be as jealous of you as I was of Amy, Kate and Fabio this year. But damn it, in 2011, Reno, Here I come!