Shore Leave, A fan run Science Fiction Convention
Also joining us this year are: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Charles L Adler, Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Christopher L. Bennett, Kirsten Beyer, Wayne Bird, Paula M Block, Charles Blue, Kirk Borne, Todd Brugmans, T.A. Chafin, John Coffren, Russ Colchamiro, Daniel Patrick Corcoran, Greg Cox, Michael Critzer, Kathleen David, Peter A. David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Terry J Erdmann, Mary Fan, Kelly Fast, Jerry Feldman, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Phil Giunta, Jo Graham, Robert Greenberger, Jennifer Gunnels, Glenn Hauman, Andrew Hiller, Jim Johnson, Lindley Johnson, Bob Jones, The Boogie Knights, Stephen Kozeniewski, Rob Landis, Jeffrey Lang, Luna-C, David Mack, Mike McPhail, Kelly Meding, Larry Nemecek, Ariel O'Connor, Susan Olesen, Joshua Palmatier, Marco Palmieri, Scott Pearson, Susanna Reilly, Tanner Robinson, Roberta Rogow, Aaron Rosenberg, Jenifer P Rosenberg, Stuart S. Roth, Michael Salamon, Melissa Scott, Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Eric Smith, Dalton Spatz, Massimo Stiavelli, Ray Villard, Dayton Ward, David H Watson, Howard Weinstein, Margaret A Weitekamp, Richard C. White, Kyle Williamson, Steven H. Wilson and Lance Woods
We are saddened by the passing of actor William Schallert. Schallert was best known to his fans as Martin Lane, the father on "The Patty Duke Show" and also as Nilz Baris on the TOS episode "The Trouble with Tribbles." In all, his acting career spanned 67 years and more than 370 TV series and movies. From 1979 to 1981, he was president of the Screen Actors Guild. In 2006, he was a guest at Shore Leave 28.
William Schallert passed away on May 8, 2016. He is survived by his wife Leah Waggner and their four children.
We are saddened by the passing 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 release.
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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