Category Archives: Con Running

Articles about convention running.


  • Worldcon Drama Again: What? It's only a couple of months since the last Worldcon fiasco. Of course we were due another one.

  • A Winter Worldcon: This year's Worldcon will be held in December rather than August. What does this mean, especially for those of us who can't attend? Also, Site Selection Controversy!

  • Is WSFS Fit for Purpose?: Another year, more Worldcon drama. How much more can the convention take?

  • FIYAHcon Revisited: Cheryl takes a second look at FIYAHCON now that they have published details of how the online convention was run

  • Pre-Worldcon Report: Most people seem to agree that Worldcon is broken, but how can we fix it? Cheryl has some thoughts.

  • Conventions Go Virtual: What does the sudden need to hold major events online mean for Worldcon? Cheryl has opinions.

  • What Can WSFS Do?: What exactly is the World Science Fiction Society, and why does it so often fail to respond to fannish controversies?

  • Feeling Badgered?: Kevin Standlee goes deep in the question of what makes a good convention badge.