I'm developing a pre-Worldcon routine. It runs a little something like this:
- Think of lots of stuff I want to get done before Worldcon. At minimum,
this should include one horrendously complicated costume and an issue of
- Around a month before the con, get serious and devote most of spare
time to getting con-related stuff done.
- Intersperse with enough procrastination to take things right down to
- Miraculously arrive at con with only a finishing touch to add here
and there, and no one but me the wiser.
There must be a better way, but it probably involves willpower or something.
But I can relax without guilt now for another year. It's a good time to be
a fan. Worldcon is nigh, Disneyland is just down the street, and
Mystery Science Theater 3000 is on its way back (see