Replacing the World's Largest Jet Engine at 40-Below
When a SWISS airliner was stranded in a northern Canadian territory in the dead of winter, engineers had to find a way to fix it.Posted by Jean Marie Ward on 22 May 2018, 17:26
Early Hackers Used Whistles From Cap’n Crunch Cereal Boxes
You can draw a line from the tiny toys to Apple Inc.Posted by Jean Marie Ward on 22 May 2018, 17:41
There’s a sinkhole on the White House lawn. And it’s growing.
For all the concern over leaks at the White House, a more pressing problem might be the sinkhole on the North Lawn that appears to be growing by the day.Posted by Jean Marie Ward on 22 May 2018, 21:30
Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner, and we all know what that means—Balticon! Celebrate the real start of summer with a couple thousand of your favorite friends at Baltimore’s Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. Oh yeah, I’ll be there, too, with a wonderful selection of panels. Check them out.
1 PM, Kent Meeting Room (Sixth Floor)
Broad Universe Rapid Fire Reading
Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Jeanne Adams, J.L. Gribble, Lisa Hawkridge, A.L. Kaplan, Gail Z. Martin, Cara McKinnon, Karen Wester Newton (w/a Carmen Webster Buxton), Jennifer Povey, Ken Schrader, D.H. Timpko, Jean Marie Ward (Moderator), Joan Wendland.
9 PM, St. George Meeting Room (Sixth Floor)
Reading with Ruthanna Emrys, Michael M. Jones, Jean Marie Ward
1 PM, Guilford Meeting Room (Sixth Floor)
Writing the Spectrum of Feminine Strength
Jamaila Brinkley, Valerie J. Mikles (Moderator), Michelle Sonnier, Jean Marie Ward
5 PM, Gibson Meeting Room (Sixth Floor)
20 Years Later: Cowboy Bebop
Bugsy Bryant (Moderator), Christiana Ellis, Jean Marie Ward
6 PM, Homeland Meeting Room (Fifth Floor)
Useful Rabbit Holes for Writers—and How to Climb out of Them
Jim Beall, Marilyn “Mattie” Brahen, Mildred Cady (Moderator), Andy Love, Jean Marie Ward
8 PM, Room 8006
Making Fantasy Feel Real
Brenda Clough, Leah Cypess, Lisa Hawkridge, Jean Marie Ward
Noon, Room 7029
Writing for Themed Anthologies.
T. Eric Bakutis, Neil Clarke, Alex Shvartsman (Moderator), Jean Marie Ward
2 PM, Mount Washington Meeting Room (Fifth Floor)
Writing Intriguing Characters
Martin Berman-Gorvine (Moderator), Michelle Sonnier, D.L. Wainright, Jean Marie Ward, Joy Ward
If you want to learn more, check out the Balticon website and their online schedule. You know it’s going to be fun!