• Mary Robinette Kowal shares the secrets of short stories.

  • Cory Doctorow describes how information doesn't want to be free.

  • Lining up for Diana Gabaldon's signature!

  • Chuck Wendig shows attendees his Terrible Mind!

  •  Carol Monaghan [our Betty White of the North], keeps things moving!

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Brochure Ad -- LAST Chance!

kcdyer, October 3, 2015
Hey Guys! Just a quick note here -- we are putting together the final pages of our conference brochure for this year. It is, as always, a thing of beauty, loaded with information about every element of the conference, and distributed to every attendee, presenter, volunteer and advertiser at our event. We do a print run of more than 1000 copies, and this is your LAST chance to get your ad into all those industry hands. Pricing is very reasonable and the success rate for ads is high. [One editor who advertised last year told me that she got two job requests the FIRST day of the conference last year, which covered the cost of the ad two times over. So, yanno -- it's a great place to be if you've got something you want to pitch to people in the industry!] If you do want to place an ad -- classifieds start at $15/3 lines -- or just get some info, email kcdyer@siwc.ca just as quickly as you can! And for those who are asking, nope -- there is no short list for the contest yet. When there is...