August 26th, 2019

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KiSCon 2019 - approaching deadlines

Kiscon 2019

Hello to all our fellow K/Ser’s!

Thank you to all who have signed up to be KiScon 2019 members. We are looking forward to seeing you in Seattle at KiScon 2019, November 1-3. Please ask your friends to come also!

Deadlines are approaching, so take note:

We need a few more (full and supporting) memberships to reach our budget goals. To all of you who are planning on attending or who are still sitting on the fence, now is the time to become a KiScon 2019 member!

Go to and fill out the membership form.
Attending memberships are US$160, available until Oct 10th, 2019.
Supporting Memberships are US$60.

You can pay via PayPal or check; please get your membership now while you are thinking of it.

Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center

We are looking forward to you joining us at the con. If you have not made your room reservations at the Hilton, now is the time. The deadline to get the group room rate is October 9, 2019, but room availability is not guaranteed. If you have yet to make your hotel reservation, please do it now.

KiScon 2019 room rates are $139.00 for single or double occupancy; $149.00 for triple or quad occupancy (plus hotel taxes).
For reservations by phone, call the hotel at 206-244-4800. Tell them you are with KiScon 2019 to get the discounted group rate.
You can also call 1-800-HILTONS and use the group code: KIS19.
Online go to
KiScon block room rates are guaranteed through Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, although availability is not guaranteed. Please phone the hotel if the online system does not allow you to book the rooms or dates you want.

Roommates & Carpools
Find roommates and/or carpool buddies at the KiScon Facebook group ( or on the K/S Slack forum (email to request an invitation).

Vid Show
We love vids! The submission deadline is just around the corner; Larissa has extended the deadline to Sept 30th. If you have a vid or are planning a vid, now is the time to contact Also fill out the form online:

Con Zine
We will have a Con Zine! Deadline for submissions is October 1, but our wonderful editor Holly would like submissions as soon as possible to allow her enough time to edit properly. Please send your submissions to Previously unpublished K/S stories of any length, drabbles, poems, and art are all welcome. (RE: Unpublished works. If you have a few chapters posted on A03, etc. and KISCON motivates you to finish the story. Then take the chapters down until after the con and finish the story. No worries.)

Art Show
Do you have art work, new or pre-owned to show or sell? Paintings, drawings, photos, sculptures, jewelry and more with K/S, Star Trek, science fiction and fantasy subjects are all welcome. Let us know what type of space you need for display. Please contact us

Dealer Room
Do you want to make a little money while you are at the con? Get a table and sell your books, zines, hand made items, jewelry or anything K/S, Star Trek, science fiction and fantasy oriented; all are welcome.

Dealer tables are 6’ x 30" and come with a tablecloth on the table and an extra one to cover the merchandise while you are away. Two chairs are also included. Dealer tables are $20.00 for a first table, with additional tables $10.00.
Please contact us at

Con goodie bags rely on the generosity, cleverness, and creativity of many con members. Would you like to donate bookmarks, stickers, candy, magnets, buttons, or some other item to the con goodie bag? If you have bigger donations we can use fun stuff for raffle or contest prizes, and unique cool stuff for the con fund raising auction. Let us know what you are bringing. Please contact us at

Volunteers are always welcome. At the con registration table there will be a volunteer form; please help us put on a great con! If you are arriving on Thursday and would like to help with set up or staying Sunday evening and would like to help break down and pack up, let us know ahead of time. Please contact us at

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