The membership drive for the Omaha Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival is underway. The convention, to be held July 11-13, 2008, has a Demicon/ConQuesT special membership rate. From now until June 3, 2007, $30 will get you a membership for the entire weekend. After that, rates will be increasing. Watch www.osfes.org for details.
We now have our first committed guest for the Festival. Aaron Allston, a writer of science fiction and fantasy novels, in his own universe as well as Star Wars and Terminator novels; and short stories. If you want to see his writing style, you can download a free e-book of his: Doc Sidhe at http://www.baen.com/library/aallston.htm. He is also a designer of role-playing games and supplements; an independent filmmaker; and from time to time, a columnist. Sounds like a man who knows the field and we can learn a great deal from.
Don't forget to join the Omaha Science Fiction Education Society for our next Movie and Dinner night. June 16th for Fantastic Four: The Rise of the Silver Surfer, we will meet in the lobby of the Omaha Douglas Cinema Center around 5PM, I don't know actual showtimes yet.
I hope to see you soon and let me know what you're doing within the Omaha SciFi Scene.