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Offline Overlord

Hi all,

Fantasy-Faction is having a meet up in London on April 29th.

Robin Hobb and Peter Newman will be there in addition to another author who we've yet to announce (just finalising a couple of details).

It will be around Kensington area and we are planning to meet up from 12noon (although come at any time) with a panel at 7pm and a signing at 8pm.

Tried hard to get a Northern venue, but due to the short notice (I requested this event in December!!!), it's not going to be possible sadly.

Hope to see a few of you there, but obviously understand that with only 2 and a half weeks notice it's a challenge to say the least ^_^
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017, 12:39:08 PM »
I have been looking forward to something like this for so long, but with such short notice, I just don't have time to plan everything and shuffle the necessary things around  :'(
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017, 12:58:56 PM »
I have been looking forward to something like this for so long, but with such short notice, I just don't have time to plan everything and shuffle the necessary things around  :'(

For once the short notice wasn't my fault. As I say, I started pitching for it in December :P

We've around 30 people from the Facebook Group coming so far (including a few authors) :)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2017, 01:07:24 PM »
I have been looking forward to something like this for so long, but with such short notice, I just don't have time to plan everything and shuffle the necessary things around  :'(

@Saraband, you live in Scotland like me right? You might miss the forum people, but Robin Hobb is coming to sign at the Glasgow Waterstones. If you're a fan that might soothe you a bit?

Personally can't afford to come down at all and not a fan of these authors anyway, so the main loss is to miss all y'all forum people.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2017, 01:27:17 PM »
I have been looking forward to something like this for so long, but with such short notice, I just don't have time to plan everything and shuffle the necessary things around  :'(

@Saraband, you live in Scotland like me right? You might miss the forum people, but Robin Hobb is coming to sign at the Glasgow Waterstones. If you're a fan that might soothe you a bit?

Personally can't afford to come down at all and not a fan of these authors anyway, so the main loss is to miss all y'all forum people.
Another time.

Thanks for the heads up, I didn't knew she was coming to Glasgow - maybe I'll make a short trip from Edinburgh and take the opportunity to have my copy of Assassin's Apprentice signed  :)

I'm more bummed out because of missing another chance to meet the forum peeps, but I guess there will be other opportunities in future  ::)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2017, 01:39:17 PM »
Hey Marc, I can't make it either - apart from the time, I'm flying back from Portugal on that day :-\
Some other time, though.

Thanks for organising it anyway!!! :)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2017, 02:45:28 PM »
It's my pleasure :D

We've about 40 tickets of 100 unspoken for, so anyone who wants one just let me know ^_^
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2017, 03:06:54 PM »
I have been looking forward to something like this for so long, but with such short notice, I just don't have time to plan everything and shuffle the necessary things around  :'(

same here.  can't do it for the short notice either.

boo.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2017, 03:40:07 PM »
I have been looking forward to something like this for so long, but with such short notice, I just don't have time to plan everything and shuffle the necessary things around  :'(

same here.  can't do it for the short notice either.

boo.

boom!  nevermind!  out of frustration, i just checked airline prices and i put together a ticket on that new "wow" icelandic airline.  $600 round trip after all the seat/bags/upcharges.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2017, 04:28:54 PM »
It's my birthday! :-o I'm expecting a video where you all sing happy birthday to me! ;)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2017, 05:28:48 PM »
I'M COMING FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND, YO!!
:'( :'( :'(
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2017, 05:35:03 PM »
I will be there... surely that means everyone will come now!

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2017, 05:58:23 PM »
Yeah, no chance I can make this at such short notice.

Nora/Saraband - Robin Hobb is also doing a signing session in Edinburgh earlier than same day :)

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2017, 06:06:34 PM »
Yeah, no chance I can make this at such short notice.

Nora/Saraband - Robin Hobb is also doing a signing session in Edinburgh earlier than same day :)

Oh that's awesome, thanks @CameronJohnston ;D ;D
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Community Meet-up: April 29th (Robin Hobb coming)
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2017, 06:15:54 PM »
I'M COMING FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND, YO!!
:'( :'( :'(

i'm still in town on sunday, silly -- don't be sad!  i can still take you out to dinner and ply you with food and beverage!