As of this writing, yes, Narrativity 2020 is still a go for September 5-7. It’s a crazy world out there, and it’s hard to know what the next few months will bring. But for now, we’re erring on the side of optimism, albeit with a strong side order of contingency planning. To that end, the… Continue reading State of the Narrativity
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At this time, we anticipate Narrativity 2020 going ahead as planned. The con isn’t for months yet, and the COVID-19 situation should have settled down by then. Obviously we will keep our members’ health and safety in mind while we continue to evaluate the situation as events unfold. If plans change, you’ll know when we… Continue reading In case anyone’s worried….
It’s time to spread the word again! If you’re going to a convention, writing conference, book club, or other event where story lovers gather, why not take some flyers for Narrativity 2020? Choose from: FLYER1_5Ws.pdf FLYER2_Vision.pdf Narrativity 2019 was great because of all the terrific people who attended. So if you know some folks who’d… Continue reading Flyers for 2020
Narrativity 2020: They’ll Never See It Coming will be held September 5-7, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West. That’s Saturday through Monday of Labor Day weekend, giving us three full days to talk story to our heart’s content. Registration is just $40 if you sign up now. Memberships are limited, so don’t delay! They’ll… Continue reading Registration Is Open!
We’re looking at dates for Narrativity in 2020, and right now the front-runner is Labor Day weekend. Longer weekend! More time for more fun! Also DragonCon, the Minnesota State Fair, and a whole lot of other things that traditionally keep people busy. So, we’re asking for input. If you attended Narrativity in 2019, you should… Continue reading Narrativity 2020: Labor Day?
For those who are curious about such things, the post-con financial report for Narrativity 2019 is presented herein for your delectation. For those of you who don’t want to know how the sausage is made — hey, look! Otters! The short version: We did okay. We didn’t break even, but first-year cons rarely do. And… Continue reading All About the Benjamins
Staggering up through the blurriness of the con-over (as Jane puts it), I find what I feel most, after exhaustion, is gratitude. Thanks to the concom and staff, for all your creativity and hard work. Thanks to all the volunteers in the consuite and elsewhere, who saw something that needed to be done and jumped… Continue reading We Have Narrativitized
Here are the books (and other story forms) that have been mentioned during panels. This’ll be updated periodically during the convention. If you have additions or corrections, please leave them in the comments. Naomi Alderman, The Power Ursula Vernon (as T. Kingfisher), “Packing” Connie Willis, Passage Raymond Chandler, the Philip Marlowe stories Evelyn Waugh, Decline… Continue reading Narrativity Booklist
Narrativity starts tomorrow! It’s been a long road getting here, and I’m really excited to see it all come together, and to see all of you here. When you get to the hotel, if you enter at the main lobby, hang a left and head all the way down to the end of that wing.… Continue reading One day and counting….