Minicon 2014 – Amended with Marcon Schedule

Minicon 2014 – Amended with Marcon Schedule

We’re going to Marcon! They asked for us! They’re excited! We’re excited! Come be with us the weekend of May 9-11. Check out the details here: http://marcon.org/wordpress/ The convention theme this year is “Technical Difficulties.” What could be more perfect for the...
What the Wizard Gave the Scarecrow

What the Wizard Gave the Scarecrow

GrantvilleEarly 1633 Jack Clements took a couple of slow sips from his water glass, meanwhile getting a kick out of the show Oscar Davidson was putting on. The way Oscar was gesticulating with his fork, it was a wonder he hadn't catapulted his mashed potatoes onto...
An Excellent Woman

An Excellent Woman

Magdeburg, July 1635 Dylan Pence breathed hard and sweated profusely as he staggered up the last flight of stairs in pursuit of the faster runners. Once on the seventh-floor landing of the still incomplete Karickhoff's Hotel, Dylan ran across to the other...
Just a Teeny Problem

Just a Teeny Problem

Alas, there was a software update, which, most unfortunately, didn't work as well as it should have. I'm afraid that we're going to be a bit late with the downloads for the  1 January issue of the Grantville Gazette.At the present time, which is 21...
Karma

Karma

Hans leaned forward on his yard-sale-caliber easy chair and stirred his wine spritzer with a plastic drink sword. "You and Debra wouldn't fight so much if you had more karmatrons.""Karmatrons?" Rob glanced at his wife. How had they been so...
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding

I have decided that I love crowdfunding. As I write this, I’m wearing a t-shirt from the successful Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie, the one the studios refused to back for years despite fan interest. When fan interest funded the film,...
Ein feste Burg, Episode 12

Ein feste Burg, Episode 12

Chapter 17: Hard LaborJagdschloss of the Duke of Saxe-Eisenach, MarksuhlThe morning of Christmas Eve 1634 "Scheiße!" Maximiliane von Pasqualini's diction was not exactly as one would expect from a noblewoman. She looked down. A puddle of water was...