attendance at (usually science fiction) conventions
The gathering (brainstormed by John Newman) that marked the postwar revival of congoing in England.
I suppose a more professional type would have said no to con-going and stuck with the typewriter 14 hours a day straight through. But Discon was therapeutic.
A lot of the experience of congoing is eating in recommended places.
SF Conventional Calendar Start thinking about winter congoing—the perfect season for indoor weekends. Plan now for social weekends with your favorite SF authors, editors, artists, and fellow fans.
R. Eney 'Fancyclopedia II'
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