May Wrap-Up & June Goals

So much reading! So much traveling! So little writing! Don’t look at me like that. You’re not shocked either. May Wrap-Up My progress toward Steel Justice this month was super nebulous, but I did figure out where my hang-up was. There is a plan in place toward overcoming it, and I’m cautiously optimistic. I had […]

Con Report: Balticon 53

I had another fantastic weekend at my “local” convention, Balticon, over Memorial Day weekend! This convention was my first time manning a table in the dealer room for the entire event, which was both exhausting and fun, and definitely offered a different perspective on the convention experience. Luckily, I had friend and author Cara McKinnon […]

Balticon 53 Schedule!

Once again, I look forward to returning to my local convention this year, Balticon 53 in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor over Memorial Day weekend. And by local, I mean that I literally worked 2 blocks away from the host hotel for over 10 years. It will be super easy to find me this year, since for […]

Con Report: Balticon 52

If you’re here for a copy of my alternate history presentation, read on! I consider Balticon my “local” con for many reasons — it was the first SF/F convention I attended as an adult (back in college), it’s currently located a few blocks from where I worked for almost a decade, and Baltimore is the […]

Balticon 52 Schedule

Here’s my schedule for Balticon 52, taking place over Memorial Day weekend at Baltimore’s Renaissance Harborplace hotel! Friday The Blurring of Genre Borders (panel) at 4 pm Saturday Broad Universe Rapid-Fire Reading at 1 pm Slash of Our Ancestors: A History of Fanfic (panel) at 2 pm Autograph session with J.L. Gribble & Jay Smith […]

May Wrap-Up & June Goals

No matter how many things I crossed off the list this past month, my to-do list keeps getting longer. Since I’m at the point where I’m doing work (writing blog posts) to take a break from doing other work (line edits on¬†Steel Time), let’s jump right in. May Wrap-Up I have printed out a copy […]

Con Report: Balticon 51

Since Balticon is my “local” convention, I was thrilled to finally be invited to participate as a panelist this year. I hadn’t been back since 2006, but the convention was just as great as I remembered, filled with fantastic panels, extraordinarily nice people, and amazing hall costumes. FRIDAY¬† Since I work in a nearby part […]

Updated schedule of events!

I have my panel schedules for my next two events, Balticon and In Your Write Mind! You can check out the details here, along with my full schedule of upcoming events. Come see me geek out about world-building, female characters, and genre blending. Or pick my brain about writing groups, editing issues, and life as […]