Sunday, August 5, 2012

Sime~Gen at Worldcon

Aharon Cagle, Creative Director at Loreful, is creating Sime~Gen:Project Unity, a role-playing game for iOS and Android, launching in 2014.  This will propel Sime~Gen into the Galaxy. 

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And there's a good chance you can meet Aharon at ChiCon7 -- see for information on Worldcon.   The convention is in Chicago over Labor Day weekend.  See us there!

Here's the panel schedule for Jean Lorrah and Jacqueline Lichtenberg.  Check at the con for updates.
JEAN:  Thu Aug 30 4:00:pm    Thu Aug 30 4:30:pm    Reading: Jean Lorrah
Jean Lorrah

JL Fri Aug 31 12:00:pm    Fri Aug 31 1:30:pm    Mobile Phones are the Future
Addams    We were promised flying cars and undersea homes. What we got was the internet and mobile computing.

The future is all around us and is amazing.
Bill Willingham Espana Sheriff Jacqueline Lichtenberg Peadar O Guilin RonO

JL Fri Aug 31 3:00:pm    Fri Aug 31 4:30:pm    Autograph Session 5
Riverside center Exhibition Hall   
Geoff Ryman Hugh Howey Jacqueline Carey Jacqueline Lichtenberg Mike Flynn Nnedi Okorafor Vylar Kaftan

JL/JEAN - Friday 8PM Sime~Gen Party


JL Sun Sep 2 12:00:pm    Sun Sep 2 1:30:pm    The Future Evolution of the Short Story
Columbus EF    What role is the short story playing in reading lives today? It used to be a proving ground in SF, is that still true? Why/not? What are our favorite venues for short stories lately? What\'s the right price point for short stories? Electronic or print? Anthology or single sale? This would be a great panel for lots of audience participation.
Barbara Galler-Smith Ellen Datlow Jacqueline Lichtenberg Marie Bilodeau Mike Rimar

JEAN at noon:
Sun Sep 2 12:00:pm    Sun Sep 2 1:30:pm     Autograph Session 13
Riverside center Exhibition Hall   
Bradley P. Beaulieu Dave Creek Jan Bogstad Jane Frank Jean Lorrah Michael Cassutt Richard Gilliam Susan Forest

JL Sun Sep 2 3:00:pm    Sun Sep 2 4:30:pm    Stalking the Elusive Story Idea
Gold Coast    What is creativity? Can it be taught? Is it possible to generate story ideas on demand? A
discussion of the practical aspects of inspiration, brainstorming, and the search for material, from the perspective of the working writer.
Alec Nevala-Lee Connie Willis Jacqueline Lichtenberg Jay Lake Vylar Kaftan

JL Sun Sep 2 4:30:pm    Sun Sep 2 5:00:pm    Reading: Jacqueline Lichtenberg
Gold Coast   
Jacqueline Lichtenberg


On Sunday Jean and Jacqueline will be on this web radio interview.

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Jacqueline Lichtenberg 

The evil overlord Tashtalon has reigned over Somerlie over 500 years. Then
strange events point Gill to a way to defeat Tashtalon…a magical weapon: the
Sword of Queens. To prevent its use, Tashtalon decreed that any woman wielding a
sword will be put to death…and he enforces that law savagely. Can Gill summon
the courage to find the sword and use it before Tashtalon kills her? Sword of
Queens by Joan Marie Verba:


  1. Cannot wait to meet everyone! Exciting times for the Sime~Gen Universe!

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