Ann Crispin — science fiction writer, crusader against scams, Star Trek novelist, and nice person — has died. She wrote of her own impending death, "I want to thank you all for your good wishes and prayers. I fear my condition is deteriorating. I am doing the best I can to be positive but I probably don't have an awful lot of time left. I want you all to know that I am receiving excellent care and am surrounded by family and friends." Ann taught a writing workshop at a Toronto science fiction convention I attended as a teenager, and gave me good advice that I took to heart. I never forgot it. Good bye, Ann.
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