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Road to the Hugo Awards: Presenting The Geeking Out About… Platform

As I’ve mentioned before, I became a sci-fi fan when I was in college. However, even though I was interested in writing sci-fi (and the one short story I’ve had published had been written during this time) I didn’t really get into the world of being a sci-fi writer until I learned who author John […]

Posted on February 9, 2016 at 13:50 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 8 Comments
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Geeks Helping Geeks: Help this man find a job!

ETA: All is mostly well! Update at the end. On a night when an old white guy and a younger white guy are debating over which of their respective political ideals purport to help create more jobs in the U.S., it’s very easy to be caught up in their rhetoric and ignore the reality that […]

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 01:25 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Final hours for GeekingOutAbout.com birthday contest!

As a reminder, you have just 12 more hours left to enter the first annual GeekingOutAbout.com birthday contest! The deadline is midnight Eastern time tonight, and once again, here are the entry instructions and rules: 1. Write an original short story of exactly 50 words in length. Yes, “original” means no fan-fiction. You can enter […]

Posted on May 31, 2011 at 12:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 5 Comments
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Reminder: Write a short story, win a fabulous prize!

Just a friendly reminder to let you know that there are only six more days remaining to enter the first annual GeekingOutAbout.com birthday contest! The deadline is May 31 by midnight Eastern time, and once again, here are the entry instructions and rules: 1. Write an original short story of exactly 50 words in length. […]

Posted on May 25, 2011 at 12:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Geeking Out About.com’s first birthday comes with presents for readers and writers

My first love has always been reading and the written word, so I was pleased to receive this guest post from Tim Sevenhuysen about microfiction. And after I finished formatting it for the website, I thought, “What better way would there be to celebrate GeekingOutAbout.com’s first anniversary (which was May 1), but with a creative […]

Posted on May 16, 2011 at 12:05 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 3 Comments
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COMING SOON: “Geekly Speaking About…” goes live!

Due to my ongoing microphone problems, U.K. TV expert Kara Dennison and I are testing something new out tonight, courtesy of TalkShoe.com. Tonight, starting at/around 9:45 pm Eastern Standard Time (GMT – 5:00), we’ll be launching the “Geekly Speaking About…” live podcast series with our viewing and discussion of the second episode of “Top Gear […]

Posted on November 28, 2010 at 13:57 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Fun and fabulous prizes in store at the end of June

In the interest of being responsible reviewers, there are some times in which we here at Geeking Out About.com will read, watch, or experience something that’s outside of our comfort zone in order to provide the most coverage. For example, in preparation for her “First Night Flicks” review of Twilight: Eclipse, lead movie reviewer Lyssa […]

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 07:55 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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What is Geeking Out About…?

We’ve all done it at one point in our lives. You know exactly what I’m talking about. It’s that feeling you get when you see, hear, or read about something cool, turn to your friends and say, “Did you see that?!” Or it’s that feeling you get the instant you step into your favorite convention […]

Posted on May 2, 2010 at 14:06 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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