S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

Worldcon Day 2

I've never done so much academic networking at a convention before. I had no idea attending would prove so useful in this way.

I was only there for the afternoon, but the afternoon featured more good panels, including one which was an evidently rare dialogue between authors and filkers who've written songs using those authors' works (all of whom were authors whose work I knew, no less). The session was a third authors reading from their own works, a third music, and a third discussion of the way song can deal with material so differently from text.

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