Writer, artist, and Narrativity member Stephen T. Vessels has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, following on the heels of a heart attack earlier this year. Treatment is progressing, but of course expenses are mounting up just when he’s too ill to work, and he could use a helping hand. You may remember… Continue reading Helping Hand for Stephen Vessels
It’s a rough world out there, folks. The pandemic. The political situation in the U.S. and elsewhere is troubling no matter which side of the metaphorical fence you fall on. The economy’s taking a beating. And one of the things that would help make it all more bearable — getting together with a big bunch… Continue reading Keep Calm and Tell Stories
Everybody who had a membership to Narrativity 2020 should now have received an email converting their membership to 2021. If you didn’t get such an email and think you should have, please contact Registration and let me know!
This isn’t the update I wanted to be writing now, but… we’ve decided to cancel Narrativity for 2020. With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we just can’t see our way clear to having an intensely social event while still keeping everyone’s health and safety a priority. So rather than try to construct a socially-distanced con or… Continue reading 2020, Darn It
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?