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You're invited! Free giveaways!

Everyone's invited! I'll be Mike Davis's guest on The Lovecraft eZine's Live Video Chat Show tomorrow (Sunday) at 6pm Eastern. Everyone is welcome! I'll be talking about the online Lovecraft course I'm teaching for Mythgard Institute this summer, and there will be some special giveaways for those who attend the chat show live -- including a free auditor's seat in the class!



In other news, my narration of Neal Asher's wonderful story "Recoper" is on the latest episode of StarShipSofa. If you listen, I hope you enjoy.

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jan_u_wine
Apr. 25th, 2015 05:34 pm (UTC)
oh, if only i were close enough to attend that class, auditor or no!
eldritchhobbit
Apr. 25th, 2015 05:37 pm (UTC)
Aw, thanks! It's online, so you can take it from anywhere! I've had people on several different continents take my Mythgard classes. :)
jan_u_wine
Apr. 25th, 2015 05:54 pm (UTC)
yet, there is nothing quite like being in the room......
eldritchhobbit
Apr. 25th, 2015 06:19 pm (UTC)
There's great back-and-forth with questions and comments. It's wholly interactive, and the participants are fantastic. I'm just sayin'. ;)

Edited at 2015-04-25 06:19 pm (UTC)
jan_u_wine
Apr. 25th, 2015 10:52 pm (UTC)
I am positive it is entirely (and TOTALLY) awesome.....

ten years ago, I 'met' a woman on LJ. She and I became friends and formed a Tolkienista partnership. We produced a lot of great stuff together and talked via email every day. She kept saying "gee, if only we could meet". I didn't really see what our physical bodies being in the same space and time would add. But hell, one year I took a flying vacation and visited.

Ya know.....she was right. I don't understand it, there's no logic to it. But it added another strata to *us*, an entirely human, yet wonderfully necessary one.

Television is wonderful, movies are wonderful. We live in a world where those mediums make sense. (as do on-line classes). And yet, there isn't anything like being in a theater, being in the moment with actors, breathing the air they breathe. We experience the work differently, simple because we are in the room.

I'm still trying to explain this to myself, to understand why it is so. It isn't logical. It's an emotional truth.

(which isn't saying I won't join your on-line class...it is, indeed, *just* sayin'.....!)
jan_u_wine
Apr. 25th, 2015 11:02 pm (UTC)
****that wasn't me being smart-ass, btw.....just me thinking out loud.

And TRULY wishing i could be there in person.....
eldritchhobbit
Apr. 27th, 2015 12:27 pm (UTC)
Aw, thank you! :D
(Anonymous)
Apr. 25th, 2015 07:28 pm (UTC)
If only it weren't at 1am my time! I would so love a chance at a free auditor's seat. I'm so thinking about signing up anyway...
eldritchhobbit
Apr. 25th, 2015 08:09 pm (UTC)
Yikes, that would be a bit late (or early, rather) to be up for a video chat! Eeek.

Thanks so much for being interested! It would be wonderful to have you join us for the course. If there's any question I can answer about it, or any information you need, please let me know!
sittingduck1313
Apr. 27th, 2015 11:35 am (UTC)
On a loosely related note, The Cthulhu Breakfast Club podcast is running a Kickstarter for equipment upgrades.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ysdc/the-cthulhu-breakfast-club

I just got back from RavenCon, where I had purchased The Doom that Came to Atlantic City. Think of it as a sort of anti-Monopoly. Instead of buying up properties and building on them, you send a Great Old One rampaging through the place leveling them instead. Also it can be played in a reasonable amount of time. Plus instead of dinky little scrap metal shoes and thimbles, you have massive sculpts of Great Old Ones like Nyarlathotep, Hastur, Yog Sothoth, and of course the Big C himself.

Edited at 2015-04-27 11:38 am (UTC)
eldritchhobbit
Apr. 27th, 2015 10:09 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the heads up! I love your description of the The Doom as the anti-Monopoly, LOL. Hope you had a great time at RavenCon.

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