Dublin Wins Worldcon

Dublin, Ireland has won the right to host the 2019 Worldcon in an uncontested site selection. Dublin 2019 will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin from August 15-19, 2019. Membership will be on sale soon. James Bacon will chair the convention. The announced Guests of Honor are:

  • Bill and Mary Burns
  • Diane Duane
  • Ginjer Buchanan
  • Ian McDonald
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell
  • Steve Jackson

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Duane Hit By Scammers

Author Diane Duane, who wrote the “Young Wizards” series, numerous Star Trek novels, and has recently been publishing the “Omnitopia” series discovered that scammers have managed to get into her bank account, leaving her with a balance of nothing. Although the bank will eventually be able to restore his account, until that time, she is having a cash flow problem for bills and is asking people to visit her on-line store, offering a 20% discount, as well.

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