Shore Leave News and Updates


8 Schedule Updated.

2 We've just added four more workshops:

1 The Shore Leave 39 Schedule is now available.


25 Participants in this year's Filk Concert will include Roberta Rogow, Brenda and Chuck, and The Denebian Slime Devils.

As always, our Meet the Pros event takes place on Friday evening. This year's event includes the premiere of six new books by some of your favorite authors.

20 We're delighted to welcome back Gene Haggerty and his scale replica Cylon raider.

On Saturday, July 8, there will be a brief memorial service for the late Richard Hatch.

15 Shore Leave's own Mike Schilling apeared on the G&T Show to talk about this year's convention.

14 Join us in welcoming science guest Larry Krumenaker.

Shore Leave's own Mike Schilling appeared on the Sci-Fi Diner Podcast to talk about The Evolution of Fandom.

12 The last day to pre-register for Shore Leave 39 is June 15. After that, registration will only be available at the door.

7 Advice for Beginning Writers from the Baltimore County Public Library and our friends Robert Greenberger, Mary Fan, Terry Block, and Paula Erdman.

6 There's still time to pre-order your own Shore Leave bunny..

3 Learn to write Historical Fiction with Howard Weinstein, Richard White, and Steve Wilson

2 A new Shore Leave 39 Update was sent out to the Shore Leave Information email list. Have you subscribed?

Keith R.A. DeCandido returns with the Basic Self-Defense workshop.


31 Trek Today has a nice write-up about Shore Leave 39.

30 Join us in welcoming author Daniel Patrick Corcoran.

26 We're pleased to offer a number of exciting workshops this year:

21 Let the The TARDIS Photo Booth turn all of time and space into your back yard.

19 Please join us in welcoming authors: TJ Perkins, Amy Imhoff, TA Chafin, and Hildy Silverman and scientist Jerry Feldman.

17 The Eighth Annual Robbie Greenberger Memorial Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament, will take place the evening of Saturday, July 8th.

13 Please join us in welcoming author guest Kelli Fitzpatrick.

12 The annual blood drive takes place on July 9 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM.

10 Did you know you can Advertise your Etsy shop (or nearly anything else) in the Shore Leave program book? Rates start as low as just $20.

3 We are still accepting applications for the Shore Leave 39 Dealers Room, only a limited number are still available.


25 Important Hotel News: The Hunt Valley Inn has been sold and is now a Marriott Delta Hotel. (More Information)

17 Join us on Sunday afternoon in the Valley room as the merry band of mischief makers Peter David, Robert Greenberger, and Michael Jan Friedman close out the convention with the final installment of Mystery Trekkie Theater 3000.

16 Shore Leave is looking for a few good sentients to help out behind the scenes.

14 Check out the second installment of Baltimore County Public Library's "Made in Baltimore County" video series, featuring Shore Leave's own Inge Heyer and Michael Schilling.

5 Limited edition Shore Leave 39 polo shirts are now available for pre-order.


26 We are now accepting applications for the Shore Leave 39 Dealers Room.

20 Please join us in welcoming our new guests:

20 Please join us in welcoming actors:

19 Our room block at the Hunt Valley Inn is sold out. Haven't booked a room yet? Check out our list of other nearby hotels.

6 A Shore Leave 39 Update was sent out to the Shore Leave Information email list. Have you subscribed?


24 Please join us in welcoming actors:

21 Welcome back to returning author guest Melissa Scott.

20 Welcome back to our returning guests, scientists Charles Blue and Lindley Johnson and authors Richard C. White, Glenn Hauman, and Steve Wilson

13 Please join us in welcoming actor guest:

13 Please join us in welcoming two more actor guests:

12 Please join us in welcoming our first actor guest:

7 We're pleased to announce our first round of guests for Shore Leave 39.


Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Derek Tyler Attico, Christopher L. Bennett, John Coffren, Russ Colchamiro, Greg Cox, Kathleen David, Peter A. David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Phil Giunta, Robert Greenberger, Stephen Kozeniewski, David Mack, Kelly Meding, Susan Olesen, Scott Pearson, Roberta Rogow, Aaron Rosenberg, Jenifer P Rosenberg, Dayton Ward, and Howard Weinstein


Wayne Bird, Michael Salamon, Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Ray Villard, and C Alex Young


Todd Brugmans


The Boogie Knights and Luna-C


7 It's not too early to signup for the Masquerade.


23 We're now accepting ads for the Shore Leave 39 program book


23 Looking for something for that special Stargate fan in your life? We have a limited number of photographs, autographed by Richard Dean Anderson available, on sale now for just $60 apiece (that's 20% off), plus $15 shipping per order.


10 Registration is now open for Shore Leave 39.

8 Are you planning to do any of your Halloween shopping online? Did you know you can support Shore Leave by using our Amazon referral link?


Thank You!

Thank you to all the Guests, Volunteers, and most particularly, the Attendees, for making ShoreLeave 39 such a wonderful experience. We're looking forward to another great convention next summer and hope you can make it.

Join us in 2017 on July 7-9 for Shore Leave 39.

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