My fellow panelists
The cute little time clock they brought us — every convention ought to do this
After that panel I had lunch with Lezli Robyn and her fiancee J—. We ate at the Elephant & Castle, outside under the El tracks. Hmm. On the other hand, my Yorkshire pudding was pretty good.
My lunch dates
After that was another good panel, a general discussion of steampunk, with some pretty strong co-panelists and a highly engaged audience in a packed room.
Some of my co-panelists
I then met up with Patrick Hester and John DeNardo of SF Signal to record a podcast interview. That got a little deep, but was a very good experience. Post-interview, I spent an hour autographing next to the redoubtable Charlie Stross, with some pretty good conversation, and tons of of traffic for me. Tons more for him, of course, which is fun to see.
Post-autographing, Sally McLellan and I went out for a nice dinner and a lakeside carriage ride. That was very lovely, indeed. The evening capped off with a tour of the big pro parties, including a stop to see ThinBot, the bartending robot built by
ThinBot, and a truly wretched photo of the charming and handsome
Today, the schedule is heavier. Expect very light blogging tomorrow.
P.S. — Sorry I failed to tag everyone in the photos, but I am very tight for time as I make this post.
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