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Lurks-no-More


Hi! I'm Lurks-no-More: a pony writer, RPG player, SF and fantasy fan, and a general nerd. I hope you enjoy my stories!

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  • 14 weeks
    Post-Con Feelings (Worldcon 75, not Bronycon!)

    The first ever Worldcon in Finland is over, and I'm making a note here: a huge success! :twistnerd:

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    2 comments · 83 views
  • 33 weeks
    Hugo Award Nominees for 2017 have been announced!

    The nominees for 2017 Hugo Awards, presented this summer at Worldcon 75, in Helsinki, have been revealed!

    Here's the official announcement video, from Worldcon 75's Youtube channel:

    And if you prefer to get it all in a text format, you can go check it out at Tor's website, here:

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    3 comments · 70 views
  • 37 weeks
    Hidden Horse Style (RPG Geekery)

    Here is something weird and wonderful for all fans of horse (magical or otherwise), fantasy RPGs (especially Exalted), and martial arts: the Hidden Horse style for Exalted 3e, by Jenna Moran, an author and a RPG writer famous for her work on games like

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    2 comments · 77 views
  • 39 weeks
    Going through my favorite stories

    As the title says, I've been going through my favorite stories, and re-reading many of them. There are a few where I honestly can't remember why I faved them; they clearly spoke to me at the time, but now, possibly years later, I don't know why or what they meant to me. (It's not as if they're bad stories, generally, just ones that don't amuse or impress or touch me any more.)

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  • 55 weeks
    Suddenly, I feel the urge to pony again.

    I think I just got smacked on the face with the Clue By Four of Inspiration +2. Because I've got this idea for a slightly Halloweenish romance-slash-adventure story, featuring Davenport of all ponies, that keeps filling up my imagination and diverting all the other stuff.

    So... perhaps, just perhaps, there might be a new story from me for the Halloween!

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Aug
14th
2017

Post-Con Feelings (Worldcon 75, not Bronycon!) · 3:42pm August 14th

The first ever Worldcon in Finland is over, and I'm making a note here: a huge success! :twistnerd:

No, literally. Depending on how you count, it was apparently the 2nd or 3rd biggest Worldcon ever, anywhere. Which explains the crowding issues; sorry about that, folks! (I was just a lowly security volunteer / logistics staff member, but still.) I don't think anyone expected it would be this big an event. Thankfully, the con staff could rustle some extra program space from Messukeskus, alleviating the problem a lot. But all that aside, we Finnish fans are totally stoked by this. It was awesome to see so many people coming from all over the world to Helsinki, to celebrate our shared geeky fun and fandom subculture. :yay:

Congrats to all the Hugo winners, too; you can see the list here: Hugo Award winners 2017 (complete with some interesting data about the nominations and voting, if you're into that kind of nerdery).

Saw a lot of friends and acquaintances; encountered a number of SF and fantasy authors, cartoonists, and more; went to a bunch of interesting panels and presentations; cheered at the Hugo awards ceremony; had to rush off several times to get more T-shirts for sale; bought more books than I can probably fit into my already crammed bookshelves; and overall had a lot of fun, despite weariness and the worst thunderstorm in years.

And now, time to start preparing for the Dublin Worldcon in 2019...

Comments ( 2 )

Great to hear Lurks! :yay:

Awesome! It's also really cheering to see the numbers stay strong for Hugo voting even with the Puppies having taken their ball and gone home. And there was a good crop of nominees this year.

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