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March 6, 2003

Next, we work on timing
Posted by Teresa at 07:02 AM *

Meetup is a good idea—they provide a mechanism for people with a particular interest to find out about others like themselves in their area, and get together with them—but I think Science Fiction Writer Meetup is close to seventy years late: been there, done that, built a subculture out of it.

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#1 ::: Lydia Nickerson ::: (view all by) ::: March 06, 2003, 02:37 PM:

I put in my zipcode and got this answer:

Not enough Science Fiction Writers near Minneapolis, MN can make it, so this month's Meetup is cancelled. Join this topic by filling in the info below and we'll sign you up for next month.

I croggle quietly at my desk.

#2 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: March 06, 2003, 03:53 PM:

That's it, then. There just isn't enough interest in SF, this time of year in MPLS, to sustain a gathering.

#3 ::: James D. Macdonald ::: (view all by) ::: March 06, 2003, 06:14 PM:

Alas! The same message appears when you check for New York City and Boston, Mass.

Let's forget the entire thing.

#4 ::: Damien Warman ::: (view all by) ::: March 06, 2003, 07:46 PM:

Austin likewise. Guess I'll have to console myself drinking beer with Cory at Bruce's place after SXSW.

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