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I'm looking forward to my first Eastercon!
 
Some of our comrades will be appearing at Satellite 4 (Eastercon) this weekend.
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I've got Norwescon this weekend; I think our two cons will be tied together via streaming video so we can watch the Hugo finalists announcement. Have fun!
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About ten years ago, I became a zombie. “Your Hands” - a story by Halsted M. Bernard, now in Map Literary.
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Looking forward to participating in the Book Festival for the first time! #SpokenWord   #EdBookFest  
 
Full details of our upcoming Edinburgh International Book Festival show with +John Lemke and +Poppy Ackroyd. 
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Do you like short stories? How about shorter-than-short stories? Get your flash fiction fix at Edinburgh's National Flash Fiction Day event on Saturday, 22 June.
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This was created by Kent State alums! Go Flashes!
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Join us at the Science Festival!
 
Bloc returns to the Edinburgh International Science Festival. The Writers' Bloc laboratory of writers, musicians and artists brings tales of science and surprises that detonate the cultural divide. Knitting music with maths, dropping purls from string theory and rolling loaded dice across blueprints, we aim to grab you by your molecules with a mind-blowing fusion of science and literature. Explore a world where speed dating pulls strange attractors and Frankenstein goes to Hollywood. 
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I will be reading a brand-new story for Writers' Bloc's Halloween event. Please come along if you can!
 
Even the Year of Natural Scotland has a dark side. Writers' Bloc celebrates Scotland’s outstanding unnatural strangeness in this evening of new fiction. For these modern urban storytellers, Halloween is traditionally the time when the stuff that doesn't make it into the glossies slithers to the edge of your vision. From stunning unnatural and historic terrors, to art inspired by supernature, to wildlife from your worst nightmares. Don’t miss the chance to experience the great Scottish outdoors before it comes into your house after you.
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I will be reading at Illicit Ink's event celebrating the life and work of Iain (M.) Banks. I hope I did not enrage the G+ gods by posting a Facebook link here, but that's where the event details are.
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+Gary Walker A short story that is currently in progress. I don't even have a name for it yet, aside from "utopia piece", that's how in-progress it is.
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Writers' Bloc has invaded Google+! Circle 'em up now to stay in the loop on future events.
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I am a #writer, #diarist#librarian, #VR enthusiast, #runner, #gamer, lover of #fountainpens, Yankee #expat in Scotland, and other things sans #hashtags.

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Simply put, this is my favourite restaurant in Edinburgh. The food, service, and ambience are all outstanding. Most dishes are naturally gluten-free -- a boon for those of us who have to worry about that sort of thing -- and the staff is knowledgeable and accommodating. Wonderful.
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I cannot recommend Dolly & Mop highly enough! Laura is an absolute gem, and she has created a warm and lovely respite from the stressors of the world outside. I visit regularly to have my eyebrows shaped and my hair cut, and have never had anything less than an excellent experience here.
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Dr. Sandra Lee and her staff are professional and friendly people who care about providing excellent service to their patients.
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