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Michael (michaeljsullivan) | 347 comments Mod
I was asked to the Library of Congress to give a lecture at their Scifi/Fantasy "What if" author series. I discussed the change in recent trends toward the gritty and dark, as opposed to the more traditional heroic based fantasy. It was a great deal of fun. I also was given a personal tour of the LoC - one of the crowning jewels in our nation's capital. A very fun day all the way around.

Michael Kotsarinis (exlibrismichael) | 10 comments Sounds very cool! Any chance we might see your lecture in a blog post?

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Jim (jimmaclachlan) Congrats, Michael. How did you land that gig?

Heather (ham1299) | 232 comments That is so cool, Michael!

Amber Ivers (mohawkguy28) | 33 comments Wow!! That sounds interesting! Congratulations!

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Elise (ghostgurl) | 56 comments Very cool. I've been to the Library of Congress. It's really neat inside.

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Michael (michaeljsullivan) | 347 comments Mod
@Michael - perhaps - Robin also taped it - so maybe a YouTube Video.

@Jim - they called me up and asked me. They had seen an article where I was mentioned.

@Heather, Amber - Thanks!

@Elise - Yes - it is one of my favorite buildings - I also received a private tour by a member of the General Council's Office.

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