Enjoying Creative Passions With Kindred Spirits While Making A Living
Author: Jean Martin
Jean Martin is editor-in-chief, writer and photographer for Science Fiction/San Francisco (www.efanzines.com/SFSF/), which covers all areas of fandom in the Bay Area and beyond. She is also the SF Costume Design Examiner for Examiner.com (www.examiner.com/costume-design-1-in-san-francisco/jean-martin). Jean is a frequent moderator and panelist at pop culture, science fiction/fantasy and Steampunk conventions. She is also involved in costuming, dancing, singing and acting, and has won awards for costuming and as part of masquerade teams. Jean won a FAAn Achievement Award for Best New Fan from Corflu 2009. She is one of the Bay Area English Regency Society (http://www.baers.org/) and Period Events and Entertainments Re-creation Society (http://www.peersdance.org/) organizers. She is a member of the Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild and participates in local Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Star Wars, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica and Steampunk groups.