It was Fun Palaces at the Bristol Watershed yesterday, which was an awesome event, and it was great to see some new faces from outside the core Bristol SFF scene. The talented Rosie Oliver ran a workshop and moderated our “SF in Technology” panel, and she shares her thoughts on the event here…
And now that’s over, BristolCon is next!

Rosie Oliver

If you weren’t there yesterday, you missed a heck of a lot of fun, as well as the serious moments when you could see people fairly new to writing thinking, ‘Hey I can do this.’

The fun bits included laser pigeons or laser ants (take your pick) and Blackbeard selling his cloned female selves (how did we get to that story line?). For those of you who could not make it, here’s the first part of the worksheet I gave out (if you want the rest, with some starter ideas, there will a few sheets to grab at Bristolcon, but the ideas concentrated on Bristol – besides I’m seriously thinking of working one of them into a short story – it jus won’t let my brain go!)


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