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Being a geek actually paid off in the end.

Being a geek actually paid off in the end.

Where HAVE you been?! S-s-s-sorry Mrs Weasley. It won’t happen again. If you look to the top right of the window, you may notice a countdown widget that has run out. Indeed, this blog was scheduled to come to an end once the printed issue of Geekybit had been completed. Alas, Geekybit is back by popular … Continue reading

From the Self-published Sci-fi and Fantasy Authors

From the Self-published Sci-fi and Fantasy Authors

In that magazine I always bang on about, Geekybit, most of the entertainment section will be made up of ‘The Book Issue’. So expect reviews on both self-published and traditionally published novels, features on self-publishing, previews, and this: a place for independent authors to tell us about their book. Not only is self-publishing a hot … Continue reading

Summer of Sci-fi Cinema 2013

Summer of Sci-fi Cinema 2013

Here are some short previews for Geekybit magazine. What on God’s gracious Earth is Geekybit? Catch up on that chestnut here. I have found that designing magazine pages with lots of short snippets, such as the ones below, are extremely fiddley. Give me a simple article and a beautiful high-resolution image any day. Man Of … Continue reading

Top 3 Fan Convention Guests

Top 3 Fan Convention Guests

Rogue Events have seen many a sci-fi star entertain the convention halls. Here, they list their top three. Chris Gauthier (Supernatural, Harper’s Island, Watchmen) was simply amazing.  He changed his professional work schedule to ensure he could make the convention, as he really wanted to attend. He was more than happy to spend as much time … Continue reading

Organising a Fan Convention

Organising a Fan Convention

Conventions have to be on any hardcore sci-fi fan’s bucket list. Geekybit talks to Rogue Events about the ups and downs of organising cons. For many people a TV show ends when the credits roll. Not for fan convention attendees. And certainly not for the fans that organise these conventions. They take their passion for … Continue reading