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VCON Relaxicon 41½ Online Schedule!
(Oct 28/29, 2017, @ Sheraton Vancouver Guildford)

VCON is the oldest general-interest science fiction, fantasy, and games convention in Canada and the Pacific Northwest that has promoted the interests of science fiction and fantasy culture in Vancouver BC and its environs since 1971, offering events and exhibits focused on a variety of Science Fiction and Fantasy fandom interest areas such as literature, art, media, music, costumes, comics, tabletop games, electronic games, etc. For more detailed information visit our website: www.vcon.ca.

This year’s convention’s theme is "Relax...", as in "Relax ... with a good book, ... with a great game, ... with beautiful art, ... with food and drink, ... with a blockbuster movie, ... with an engaging discussion, ... with friends, both old and new!"

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Oct 9, 2017: The Schedule is still largely under development
SESSIONS ARE ALWAYS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 
-VCON Relaxicon 41½ Programming Coordinator
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Sunday, October 29 • 11:00 - 11:50
Flash-Fic Fight Club

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The first rule about flash-fic fight club? We want everyone to talk about flash-fic fight club! So put your flash-fic writing gloves on and prepare for the battle of the pages.
Participants will be given a pen and paper and then be divided into groups of three or four. Each group will be given a "baseline" with two names, a setting, and a problem, and then, with just 3 minutes on the clock, pens hit the paper and the battle begins. When time is up, each member of one group will read out what they've written and the other groups and any audience members applaud to pick the story they liked the most. Then the next group does the same, and so on. After all that, if there's enough time, a second round will happen, either with the same groups or with the groups rearranged, however the participants want to do it.

Panellists
avatar for Holly Schofield

Holly Schofield

Holly Schofield's short stories have been published in Analog, Lightspeed, Tesseracts, and many other publications throughout the world. Recent works appear in the Aurora-nominated Clockwork Canada, Lazarus Risen, and the Aurora-winning Second Contacts. Find her at hollyschofield.wordpress.com... Read More →
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Marcie Tentchoff

Marcie Lynn Tentchoff is an Aurora award winning writer/poet/editor from Gibsons, BC. Her work has appeared in such publications as Weird Tales, Strange Horizons, and On Spec.


Sunday October 29, 2017 11:00 - 11:50
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