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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #15 on: August 07, 2015, 12:49:28 PM »
Yup the Grim Gathering. If it follows last years format you get more than 3 hours of panel Q&A, book signing, beer with authors and then the best bit breakfast (Pig variations in grease) with those attending from FF. By far the best signing I have ever attended. Seriously the morning after was well worth it to meet and just chill with those who attended.
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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2015, 01:00:15 PM »
Yeah exactly, sounds like it'd be worth the trip since there's more than just a few talks happening. I think I saw Overlord mention that they might try to organise a two-day event, which would be even better!
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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2015, 09:54:33 PM »
Well, all tickets fully sold out.

However, there are a few events where apparently you don't need to be there (I think).
I've submitted a question each for Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear, who are having a Google hangouts event on Saturday at 12.30
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http://www.gollancz.co.uk/2015/10/the-gollancz-festival-2015-digital-events/
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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2015, 02:49:39 PM »
Ooooh
Hangouts with Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear here

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0KSd4C3L9s" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0KSd4C3L9s</a>

and they read my questions :D although poor Scott misunderstood me: I didn't say I didn't like Lies, just that I read it at the wrong time and with the wrong expectations!

Mine are between minutes 15'45" and 24'

Also, Scott, if you come read this, trust me: I will re-read Lies one day and love it, even if you allowed me to not like it ;)
And Scott is calling Elizabeth all those lovey-dovey names, I didn't write them ;)
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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2015, 09:07:14 AM »
Yeah I don't think we'll bother with GollanczFest, we've only read one or two of the authors there anyway, and it doesn't sound like it'd be as much fun as the Grim Gathering. We'll have to see about GG, guess we'll have to wait until the dates get announced and all that!

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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2015, 09:11:14 AM »
Yeah I don't think we'll bother with GollanczFest, we've only read one or two of the authors there anyway, and it doesn't sound like it'd be as much fun as the Grim Gathering. We'll have to see about GG, guess we'll have to wait until the dates get announced and all that!

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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #21 on: October 28, 2015, 09:53:32 PM »

There will be AT LEAST one Grim gathering in 2016, currently the plan is for two. Just looking for a second venue. :-)

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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #22 on: October 28, 2015, 10:00:31 PM »

There will be AT LEAST one Grim gathering in 2016, currently the plan is for two. Just looking for a second venue. :-)

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Re: GollanczFest - UK
« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2015, 03:27:16 PM »
Wanted to give a quick thanks to the OP for this thread.

I was in town for a work event that Sunday and found it really interesting. Joe Abercrombie was a cool guy with some really great advice and I got to talk to Joe Hill for a bit.

There was a lot of common sense advice given like it was eldritch wisdom at times, but also a lot of really interesting knowledge.


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