Sarah: Party by the rules?
Originally posted on According To Hoyt:
Did you hear about the caterer who was so self centered, he thought that parties were a place of business?
Well, there are apparently a lot of writers who think so. Because science fiction conferences are – for them – a place of business and a must-attend, they think that they are the same for everyone else.
As I’ve said before in this space, there is a set of my colleagues so strange that they think the important part of the gift is the box.
But I think it’s actually odder than that. I think my colleagues have lived so long in fictional worlds that they think rules prevent things from happening.
I’ve been getting the usual pitches for cons — mind you this year it’s Ravencon and Liberty con and that’s it, because a)…
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