Thank you to everyone who helped make #ShoreLeave39 such a wonderful weekend - the guests, the volunteers, and most particularly, our attendees.
We should do this again next year!
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Shore Leave, A fan run Science Fiction Convention
Shore Leave takes place every summer at the Hunt Valley Inn, located at 245 Shawan Rd., Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Shore Leave 40 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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We are saddened by the passing of frequent Shore Leave guest Yoji Kondo. Aside from countless professional and personal accomplishments, Yoji was an integral part of Farpoint and Shore Leave's science programming for decades. He will be greatly missed.
Yoji Kondo passed away on October 9, 2017 at the age of 84.
We are saddened by the passing of long-time Shore Leave programming participant Sandra Bruckner. Sandy was a force in Babylon 5 fandom and was known for her work on the "Zocolo Today" newsletter and her contributions to the ISN News web site.
Sandra Bruckner passed away on September 6, 2017 at the age of 67.