For those of you who don't know what BayCon is, it's a sci-fi fantasy convention held in the San Francisco Bay Area that is mainly focused on writing and writers. There's also gaming and other fun things, but the panels tend to center on more literary topics. Every year, they have a writer Guest of Honor, and this year it was David Brin.
Full disclosure: I was not at BayCon this year, and in fact haven't been for the past couple of years. The con had a change of venue, and I really didn't like where they ended up. So, I can't speak from first-hand experience about what happened this weekend, but ... Read More
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