My night in Bordertown

Many years ago, I found an online community of folks who loved Terry Windling’s Bordertown series, and we all had a great time discussing the books and creating Bordertown alter-egos for ourselves, but then one night there was a Bordertown party here in LA and a lot of my online friends came from all over the country to attend. Also in attendance were Emma Bull and Will Shetterly, contributors to the series, and later my writing mentors. That’s Emma in the center with the 100,000 kilowatt smile, while to her right are Angel (in the leather jacket), Annachee (silver hair), and Ellie, (blonde hair). And I hope I got all the spellings right.

Not sure whose pic this was originally, but Sabrina McCoy put them up on Facebook, and Jen Walker (on the right) tagged me in them. Thanks to both of them for reminding me of that great night. My only regret is the awful chin beard I was sporting at the time. Oh well, as they say, there is no joy that is unalloyed.

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Date: Tuesday, 22. May 2012 10:20
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  1. 1

    Still, chin beard or not, sweet, Nathan!

  2. 2

    Heh. I think the beard looked just fine.

    Hope you don’t mind that I’m sharing the pic. With a link to here, of course.

  3. 3

    By all means, Will. Link away!

  4. 4

    Okay, that was asking for permission after the chickens were out. But to show I’m capable of some netiquette, I copied the pic rather than hotlink to it since you’ve got your own blog.

  5. 5

    No worrys, Will. Thanks!

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