May Wrap-Up & June Goals

I started May with all of the plans. Lots of writing while the spouse was away for work. Two conventions. Finally, some warm weather! I got exactly one of those things. Spouse came down with a cough the first weekend, and we discovered by the first Tuesday that both of us finally got the plague.Continue reading “May Wrap-Up & June Goals”

Con Report: Balticon 56

Last weekend, I attended my sixth Balticon as a panelist. In some ways, this year was even stranger than the completely virtual conventions of the past 2 years in that programming was a mix of in-person events at the usual hotel in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and virtual panels open to participants worldwide. Due to aContinue reading “Con Report: Balticon 56”

Balticon 56 Schedule

May convention, take 2! Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend StokerCon because the spouse brought COVID home from work. But I’m all better, tested negative, and ready to go! Balticon is my “home convention” so it has a permanent spot on my annual schedule. My weekend is packed with events, both live and virtual, soContinue reading “Balticon 56 Schedule”

StokerCon 2022 Schedule [redacted]

Yesterday, I was super excited to tell you all about my upcoming trip to Denver for StokerCon! What you didn’t know, if you don’t follow me on social media, is that the spouse and I both finally caught COVID last week. We’re both vaccinated and boosted, but since the spouse is military, it was literallyContinue reading “StokerCon 2022 Schedule [redacted]”

StokerCon 2022 Schedule

Due to a series of fortuitous events, I will be attending StokerCon 2022 in Denver, Colorado, this week, from Thursday May 12 to Sunday May 15! However, for the first time in years, I am not attending a convention as a programming participant. (sad trombone noises) But JL! You are not a horror writer! IContinue reading “StokerCon 2022 Schedule”

February Wrap-Up & March Goals

Remember how we all hoped that 2022 would be more chill than 2020/21? Yeah, that was hilarious. I’m side-eyeing a lot of what’s going on in the world right now, along with some people’s reactions to it. But all I can really do is focus on making the world a better place in my smallContinue reading “February Wrap-Up & March Goals”

Con Report: Farpoint 2022

Last weekend, the TARDIS (my electric car) finally fulfilled the mandate for which it was originally purchased — it drove me to a convention! Said convention was only 30 minutes away from my house, so I commuted rather than staying at the hotel, but it was absolutely awesome to attend my first in-person con inContinue reading “Con Report: Farpoint 2022”

Farpoint 2022 Schedule!

Two years ago, little did I know that I would be attending my last in-person convention for the foreseeable future. Therefore, it’s only appropriate that my first in-person convention in this brave new world we live in would be the same event. I look forward to soaking up the much-missed con environment this weekend atContinue reading “Farpoint 2022 Schedule!”

Con Report: In Your Write Mind 2021

I’ll admit it — I’m not cut out for the virtual convention life. I had a conversation with a friend earlier this week and brought up how late I was in writing this con report, and she pointed out that my experience with this year’s In Your Write Mind 2021 was even more skewed thanContinue reading “Con Report: In Your Write Mind 2021”

June Wrap-Up & July Goals

We are officially less than a month away from the release of Steel Justice (Steel Empires #6)! If you missed the cover reveal, no worries — you can check out the gorgeousness below, with a bonus teaser. The book is also available for preorder from the bigger usual suspects. However, if you order directly fromContinue reading “June Wrap-Up & July Goals”