This year’s 1632 Minicon will be at Spikecon in Layton, Utah on July 4-7. Spikecon is actually four cons in one: It’s Westercon 72, NASFic (the North American Science Fiction convention, which is held in years when Worldcon is held outside the US), Manticon (focused on David Weber’s Honor Harrington universe) and the 1632 Minicon. Check out Spikecon and buy your membership here: https://spikecon.org/. Guests of Honor include Eric Flint, David Weber, Laurel K. Hamilton, and Jim Butcher.

Meet 1632 authors, get the scoop on writing for the Grantville Gazette, find out what’s coming out from Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire Press, and if you want to find out what happens next, be sure to attend Snerking the Plots. Snerking the Plots is where Eric Flint talks about what’s happening in upcoming books set in the next year or two of the new timeline.

If you are attending, these two hotels still had rooms when we went to press:

Hampton Inn https://www.spikecon.org/locations/hotels/hampton-inn

  • (801) 775-8800.
  • You can say it’s under the Westercon hotel block or special event.

Holiday Inn Express https://spikecon.org/locations/hotels/holiday-inn-express

  • (801) 773-3773.
  • You can say it’s under the Westercon hotel block or special event code WES.

Courtyard by Marriott may have rooms. It is not part of the con room block.

  • (844) 309-2956

If you plan to attend and have not yet made hotel reservations, call immediately.

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