Save the Date!
Shore Leave 38 July 15 - 17, 2016
11 Stop by and visit our table this weekend
10 Welcome back to our returning guests, authors
T. Alan Chafin,
Daniel Patrick "Renfield" Corcoran,
Stuart S. Roth,
Richard C. White,
Leona Wisoker, and
Welcome also to our new guests, scientist
Charles L. Adler and author
9 The Shore Leave 38 program
book cover will be part of a triptych, featuring conventions from the Baltimore area.
8 Join us in welcoming media guest
Barbara Bouchet to this summer's guest lineup.
5 Welcome back to our Science Guests
Timothy F. Slater,
Ray Villard, and
Margaret A. Weitekamp.
4 We're excited to announce our first media guests for
Shore Leave 38, actors John Noble and
3 We're pleased to announce the return of
Shore Leave favorites The Boogie Knights.
26 We are now accepting applications
for the Shore Leave 38 Dealers Room.
29 We're pleased to welcome three more guests to the Shore Leave 38 lineup:
artist Todd Brugmans and authors
Lorraine Anderson and
We are now accepting advertising
for the Shore Leave 38 program book.
30 We're delighted to announce the return of guests:
Keith R.A. DeCandido, and
Looking for Workshops?
Shore Leave 38 workshops so far include:
Writing Workshops for Young Adults,
The Annual Shore Leave All-Kinds-of-Writing Workshop,
Writing Historical Fiction,
Doggie Parenting, and
Basic Self-Defense Workshop.
10 We're delighted to announce the return of guests:
Peter A. David,
Michael Jan Friedman,
Aaron Rosenberg, and
26 We're delighted to announce our first guests for Shore Leave 38:
authors Paula M. Block and
Terry J. Erdmann have had long careers in film
and television, Paula in licensing and Terry in publicity. Both have been working for decades on
Star Trek projects and have written extensively about the finer details of this 50-year old phenomenon.
Their latest works are "Star Trek Costumes: Five Decades of Fashion from the Final Frontier" and "Star Trek Pop-Ups".
9 Shore Leave 38 Registration is now open.
Thank you to all the Guests, Volunteers, and most particularly, the Attendees, for making ShoreLeave 37 such a wonderful experience.
Also joining us this year are: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Charles L Adler, Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Joseph F Berenato, Kirsten Beyer, Wayne Bird, Paula M Block, Charles Blue, Kirk Borne, Todd Brugmans, T.A. Chafin, Russ Colchamiro, Daniel Patrick Corcoran, Greg Cox, Michael Critzer, Kathleen David, Peter A. David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Terry J Erdmann, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Phil Giunta, Jo Graham, Robert Greenberger, Jennifer Gunnels, Glenn Hauman, Jim Johnson, Lindley Johnson, The Boogie Knights, David Mack, Mike McPhail, Kelly Meding, Marco Palmieri, Scott Pearson, Susanna Reilly, Roberta Rogow, Aaron Rosenberg, Stuart S. Roth, Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Ray Villard, Dayton Ward, Howard Weinstein, Margaret A Weitekamp, Richard C. White, Steven H. Wilson, Leona Wisoker and Lance Woods
In Memorial: Bruce Hyde
We are saddened by the pasing of actor Bruce Hyde. Hyde was best known to fans as Lieutenant Kevin Riley
in The Original Series episodes "The Conscience of the King" and "The Naked Time." In addition to acting
on TV and the stage, he was professor emeritus of communication studies at St. Cloud State University in
Minnesota, teaching both acting and communications. In 1987 he was a guest at Shore Leave 9.
Bruce Hyde passed away on October 13, 2015. He is survived by his wife Dr. Susan M. Saetre.
Shore Leave 38 will include:
Writing Workshops: Learn how to improve your writing from some of your favorite writers.
Past panels have included writing about the non-fictional part of Trek; How to express point
of view in your story; The trials and tribulations of being a writer and more.
Stargazing: View the planets, stars and galaxies that are visible from the Baltimore area.
Meet the Pros Party: Join our author guests for Shore Leave's autograph
party. Be sure to meet the authors of the latest Pocket Book Trek or SF
Game Room: The Shore Leave game room offers many actitivies including
Role Playing Games, Collectible Card Games, Miniature War Games, and more!
Photo Ops: Get your photo taken with your favorite stars and get the
photos back in time to get them signed without the need to leave the hotel!
Fan Panels: We're always looking for ideas for fan-led panels and people
to lead them. If you have suggestions for a panel, please
Let us Know.
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