Archive for April, 2008

Worldcon!

Posted: 30th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I booked my flight today, I’ll be there for the whole con, and most of the next day. I also managed to get my bio sent in so I may actually have to do some work while there. How many others are going?

Darwins Evolutions

Posted: 29th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Darwin Garrison of “Darwin’s Evolutions” is getting closer to launching the innovative ezine, as part of the run up, they have just launched their forums. Enjoy http://darwinsevolutions.com/xoops

Life (or at least time and energy) saver!

Posted: 28th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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The nice folks at Makeuseofit.com had a post with several applications, one of them was an application that will help restore corrupted word files. http://www.repairmyword.com/ Cheers,

Ravencon It’s a wrap

Posted: 27th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Well, for another year of excellent con is over. Tear down is done, and the Dead Dog has been doused with booze and food. I had two panels this morning, the second half of Allen Wold’s writing workshop which was fun, but i think we’d scared off a couple of the participants. After that was […]

Ravencon update 2

Posted: 27th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Just after the last update i had my third event of the day. A well moderated, and actively engaged assembly of panelists that had me blithering along while; L Jagi Lamplighter, John C Wright, Allen Wold, fired off insightful answers to Peter Prellwitz deftly asked question. This was fun, and like most good panels we […]

Ravencon update 1

Posted: 26th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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This is such a killer con. The dealers room has actual variety, the panelists are fun, the staff are among the clue burdened. Last night at the opening ceremony, Mike Pederson managed to put name and face together for about forty people without blinking or getting any wrong. This morning i took part in Allen […]

Ravencon

Posted: 24th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I’m pretty sure I mentioned once or twice that I’d be at Ravencon this weekend. I know it says so on my website. Now I just wish real life hadn’t gotten in the way of getting ready for the con until tonight. A well… I’ll be looking at some of the slush this weekend as […]

Lunacon 2009

Posted: 12th April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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My client, and great friend Dave Freer has been selected to be the Guest of Honor for Lunacon 2009. So, for three days in March, there’s only one place to be, and that’s Ryebrook NY the 20-22. The rumor mill has generated the rumors that certain of Dave’s coauthors will be in attendance. Lunacon

Tool, Apes, Boto, and other four letter words

Posted: 2nd April 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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While I’m skeptical of anything that doesn’t have a decent amount of evidence to support it, there are reports out of Senegal that our Chimpanzee cousins are using tools. Spears specifically to hunt other primates. My question is why only other primates? And nothing says I love you like wine, flowers and song? Well, the […]