Key moments in Sword and Laser History.
(Dates given are blog entry announcements or date podcast posted)
Unknown Date Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont decide to start a Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club
Oct 15, 2007 Sword and Laser Ning Forum created by Veronica
Oct 16, 2007 First book to be read, The Golden Compass is announced
Feb 4, 2008 The first Sword and Laser Podcast: Discussing Book 4 Neuromancer
Jan 15, 2009 Veronica Lems Lem (Podcast confession)
May 23, 2009 The first Guest interview. Rick Klau, product manager at Blogger
Sep 8, 2009 The first Author interview & Live S&L . Timothy Zahn at DragonCon (Sep 4, 2009)
Mar 5, 2010 Sword and Laser moves from Ning forums to Goodreads
Mar 17, 2012 Sword and Laser join “Geek and Sundry” to make a new Video show.
Apr 13, 2012 The first S&L Video episode with Scott Sigler
May 2, 2012 Sword and Laser Wiki started
Dec 5, 2012 Sword and Laser Anthology officially kicked off and open for submissions.
Oct 24, 2013 Kickstarter to make Season 2 of S&L Video Show announced
Feb 20, 2014 First episode of S&L Video Show Season 2
Apr 29, 2014 Sword and Laser Anthology goes on sale
Sep 1, 2014 Veronica and Tom win a Parsec Award for Sword and Laser Podcast. (Best Speculative Fiction Fan or News Podcast (General))
Sep 30, 2014 The Sword & Laser Patreon launched 
Mar 1, 2016 First Book in Sword & Laser Inkshares Collection released. The Life Engineered by JF Dubeau