Website at the End of the Universe asks if SF conventions are a thing of the past …

June 22, 2010

The Website at the End of the Universe has an interesting, short questioning article with several links asking Is the science fiction convention a thing of the past?

Like many have, including myself, it points out that the majority of convention attendees are older.   There is a lack of young people except at anime-connected conventions (one of the good thing about this years Marcon was an increase in the number of young attendees).

The piece also includes a clip of Discworld author Terry Prachett explaining how a convention gave him the confidence to start writing.   You can hit the clip at the link above, or on You Tube, here.

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