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  • A Tuckerization from Lawrence M. Schoen (A Tuckerization is where the author names a character after YOU!)!

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  • Wilson "Bob" Tucker, one of the earliest members of organized SF fandom, and a fine author -- and also the source of the term "Tuckerization" -- died Friday at the ripe old age of 91.

    Wilson "Bob" Tucker, RIP

  • If anyone out there wants to donate anything, or any authors reading this want to donate a Tuckerization, send me an email at FWu@FrankWu.com!!!!!

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  • I've posted to eBay several Tuckerization auctions (in which you get to bid on the naming rights of a minor character in a novel or story by a famous author!).

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  • Tuckerization in Stargate novel by terri_osborne: slipjig!

    Tew's Day!

  • Tuckerization in Farscape comic by kradical: chris_walsh!

    Tew's Day!

  • * Tuckerization in Stargate novel by terri_osborne

    Raffle items so far!

  • KRAD's readers may throw in more tickets for the Farscape Tuckerization than my readers, for example.

    Odin's Day

  • For example, if you purchase five tickets of the “Jeffrey Ford Tuckerization” and a total of ten tickets have been sold, your odds of winning are 5 out of 10.

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  • Tuckerization (your name in a story) by Lucius Shepard

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  • Charles Stross: 'Ever wondered why sometimes the names of characters in works of fiction are ... familiar? In the SF field there's a somewhat tongue-in-cheek tradition called Tuckerization (after SF author Wilson Tucker), whereby authors sometimes use the names of friends or acquaintances in their stories.'

    December 6, 2009