"I'm On My Way to the Science Fiction Association of Bergen County"

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OUR MEETINGS                                            OUR EVENTS                                 SFABC ONLINE                                    OUR PUBLICATIONS                  OUR INTERESTS INCLUDE
.....General Meetings with Speakers               .....Event List & Descripton             .....Web Sites                                         .....The Starship Express              .....Books..........Authors.........Television
..........What Happens at a Meeting?               .....Events by Date                          .....Google Discussion Groups               .....The Starship Local                  .....Science/Technology...........Movies
..........Past / Future Meetings                                                                                  .....Social Media                                    .....The Starship Shuttle                .....Comics / Art.....Games......Writing

A Place to Explore the Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in Books, Movies, Television & More!

For over 30 years the S F A B C has promoted an interest and enjoyment of science fiction, fantasy, horror and related areas with a variety of events and activities.  If you live nearby, we hope you will join us at our next General Meeting and our other events.  If you are not from around here, you can either join the group which will allow you to post to our public groups and to access our private sites and groups.  If you are not interested in joining, there is still plenty of useful and interesting material posted at our public areas.
  
Our Next General Meeting Features
 
 
YA Science Fiction Author
  
(Our October 10, 2015 Meeting Will Feature To Be Announced)
(Our August 8, 2015 Meeting Featured Military Fantasy / Secret History Author Tom Doyle)
 
(Details at Meeting Notice Current Issue)
on
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00 PM
at
Member's Home.  Waldwick, New Jersey
 
 
Quick Links to Subject Areas:
 
Come to our Monthly General Meeting and Meet a Writer, Scientist or Other Expert in Science Fiction / Fantasy / Horror!
 
 
Come to One of our Other Monthly Events!..........Events by Date..........Capsule Descriptions of Events
 
 
Our Publications:  The Starship Express (Newsletter)..........The Starship Local (Meeting Notice)..........The Starship Shuttle (Special Notice)
 
 
Our Websites:  SFABC.org (You Are Here)..........SFABC Creatives Marketplace..........The Writers of the Weird..........Old Websites
 
 
Our Google Groups:  News and Discussions
.....Science & Science Fiction.....Television....Personals (Private Group for Members Only).....Writers of the Weird (Private Group for Members Only)
 
 
Social Media
..........Actively Posting:  Twitter (Science Fiction Association of Bergen County).....Google + (Writers of the Weird)
..........Passive / Some Information, but Mostly There to Redirect:
....................FaceBook (SFABC).....FaceBook (WOTW).....Google + (SFABC).....Pinterest (SFABC).....Linked In (Forthcoming)
 
 
Our Interests Include:
 
 
About the Science Fiction Association of Bergen County and Its Members:
 
 
And Finally:
.....New to Science Fiction?  ..........  Other Clubs  ..........  Publishers  ..........  NASA Image of the Day
 
 
A Little Bit More Detail:
 
Come to our Monthly General Meeting and Meet a Writer, Scientist or Other Expert in Science Fiction / Fantasy / Horror!
..........  General Meeting with Speakers has an overview about our meeting, upcoming & recent meetings and other information.
...............  What Happens at a General Meeting? describes what to expect at a typical (non-summer / non Holiday Party) meeting.
...............  Past / Future Meetings lists Association meeting programs and speakers in chronological order.
 
Come to One of our Other Monthly Events!
..........  Events by Date is a chronological list of upcoming Association activities.
..........  Capsule Descriptions of Events lists next Association event and links to additional information about each event.
...............  Final Frontier TV Discussions focuses on current and classic genre television series.
...............  Monsters of Horror Book Group examines works (not necessarily horror) which feature a vampire, ghost, zombie, etc.
...............  Armchair Odyssey TV Mini-Binge presents 3 - 5 episodes of a genre television series or mini-series.
...............  Infinite Images Movie Night screens a science fiction / fantasy / horror movie at a library.
...............  Topic Discussion Group examines a genre theme, trope, or aspect as portrayed in books, movies, television, comics, etc.
...............  Young Fantasy Reads Book Group discusses current and classic genre work for Young Adults, Middle Grade and Children.
...............  Special Activity can be any intellectual or social activity and is not necessarily tied to science fiction and fantasy events.
...............  Month End Book Group has a wide mandate and can select current or classic novels, collections or anthologies.
...............  Writers of the Weird critique sessions workshop stories by members of the Association.
 
Our Publications:
....................The Starship Express:  Our monthly newsletter with club and area news of interest to our members.
..........  Sample Newsletter lets you see what is covered in an issue of The Starship Express.
....................The Starship Local:  Our monthly meeting notice previews the month's General Meeting and lists all our events for the month.
..........  Current Meeting Notice links to the current issue of The Starship Local.
....................The Starship Shuttle:  Our very irregularly special notice published when warranted by a major event.
 
Our Websites:
..........  Science Fiction Association of Bergen County https://sites.google.com/site/sfassnofbergencounty/ or www.sfabc.org is this website.
..........  Old Websites has links to previous Association websites.
 
Our Google Groups:  News and Discussions
...............  Overview of Groups is a general introduction to the S F A B C's public and private Google Groups.
.........  Books & Authors focuses on news about novels, stories and authors.
.........  Bookstore / Library Events sends reminders for our smaller (non General Meeting) events held at bookstores, libraries, homes and more.
.........  Comics & Art has separate sub Pages for Comic Books, Online Comics, Sculpture and other forms of art.
.........  Meeting Notice distributes The Starship Local, the monthly Meeting Notice of the Association.
.........  Movies links to news. reviews and commentary related to genre cinematic works.
.........  Programs & Speakers provides news updates about former speakers at the S F A B C.
.......... Science & Science Fiction contains news about science and technology.
.........  Television focuses on genre television series.
.........  Personals (Private Group for Members Only)
.........  Writers of the Weird (Private Group for Members Only)
  
Social Media
..........  Actively Posting at Twitter & Google Plus
...............  Twitter (Posts from the Science Fiction Association of Bergen County)
...............  Google + (Posts from the Writers of the Weird)
..........  Passive Presences contain some information about the Association, but are primarily designed to redirect people to our websites:
....................  FaceBook (SFABC) links to SFABC FaceBook Page.
....................  FaceBook (WOTW) links to Writers of the Weird FaceBook Page.
....................  Google + (SFABC) links to SFABC Google Plus Page.
....................  Pinterest (SFABC) links to SFABC Pinterest Page.
....................  Linked In (Forthcoming)
 
Our Interests Include:
..........  Authors focuses on authors who have spoken at a General Meeting or who have written a book discussed at one of our book groups.
..........  Books focuses on books discussed at various book discussion groups of the Association.
..........  Comics & Art covers comic books, web comics, newspaper comics, manga, bookcover illustrations and more.
..........  Conventions has an overview of types of science fiction conventions and member accounts of various cons.
..........  Fantasy Games starts with general comments and links to fantasy games which were official Association events.
..........  Movies focuses on movies viewed at Association events over the years.
..........  Podcasts links to a two-part article on the subject by Mark R Leeper which appeared in his weekly fanzine, THE MT VOID.
..........  Science & Space has links to Science, Technology and Space-related websites.
..........  Television focuses on sf television series, particularly those with a connection to an S F A B C event.
..........  Writing has information about our Writers of the Weird Critique Group and links to the public WOTW site.
 
About the Science Fiction Association of Bergen County and Its Members:
..........  About the S F A B C is a brief history and overview of the organization.
..........  Contact the S F A B C S allows you to contact the Association Director / Webmaster.
..........  Directions to Events has links to public places where we hold General Meetings and other activities.
..........  FAQs provides information about joining the Association and other club-related matters.
..........  Members Blogs/Pages/Sites provides links to blogs, sites, and other social media presence by Association members.
..........  New Member Orientation has information for new members.
 
And Finally:
..........  New to Science Fiction? serves as a general orientation to the field with some basic reference information. 
..........  Other Clubs provides links to a couple of other New Jersey groups, as well as suggestions in finding groups in you live out of the area.
..........  Publishers list print and online publishers of science fiction with links to their sites.
..........  NASA Image of the Day links to NASA website which posts a new space-related photograph each day. 
 
 
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