Con Report: World Fantasy 2018

When a professional convention in your field is literally in your back yard (or at least 2 blocks away from where you used to work for 12 years), there’s really no excuse not to go. And I’m so glad that I attended World Fantasy 2018 in Baltimore, MD! THURSDAY I worked from home on ThursdayContinue reading “Con Report: World Fantasy 2018”

World Fantasy 2018 Schedule

I’m very excited to attend World Fantasy this year! It’s in Baltimore, so I really have no excuse not to be there. I think it’ll be a great opportunity for me to start meeting agents BEFORE I have a novel to pitch to them (the UFO book, which gets written in 2020!), so it willContinue reading “World Fantasy 2018 Schedule”

Con Report: Capclave 2018

This weekend was amazing, and I’m absolutely exhausted. (I apologize in advance that this con report will not be as in-depth as usual.) I’m very glad that spent the weekend at the hotel, despite Capclave being a “local” convention to where I live (Rockville, Maryland, is a 40-minute drive from my house without traffic). ButContinue reading “Con Report: Capclave 2018”

Capclave 2018 Schedule

This weekend I’ll be attending Capclave, sponsored by the Washington Science Fiction Association, for the first time! Even though it’s a fairly local convention to me, I’ll be staying at the hotel for the full experience, and I’m excited to spend time with everyone who will be there. Below is my schedule for the weekend,Continue reading “Capclave 2018 Schedule”

Con Report: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018

Wow. What an absolutely amazing trip. [If you’re here to find the copy of my alternate history presentation, you’re in the right place! It’s included below!] I’m not even going to recap last year, because this year blew it out of the water. I was honored to be invited back, and I hope to returnContinue reading “Con Report: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018”

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 Schedule

This weekend I will be attending my second FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention (formerly Salt Lake Comic Con)! My husband joins me at this con, and we use it as our annual anniversary celebration because it falls near the date of our wedding. We have a great time people-watching, spending too much money on nerdyContinue reading “FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 Schedule”

Con Report: Confluence 2018

I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since my first visit to Confluence as a professional writer. In 2013, I was promoting a speculative fiction anthology I had edited and announcing my contract with Dog Star Books to publish my first novel the next year. Now, my fourth novel comes out next month, and ConfluenceContinue reading “Con Report: Confluence 2018”

Confluence 2018 Schedule

For my second annual trip to western Pennsylvania this summer, I’ll be headed for Confluence, the speculative fiction literary convention hosted by Parsec, Pittsburgh’s science-fiction and fantasy society. I have a great time there every year, and I’m excited to head back this upcoming weekend. Due to miscommunications in a few different fronts, my scheduleContinue reading “Confluence 2018 Schedule”

June Wrap-Up & July Goals

This whole linear time thing is for the birds. I feel like it was just yesterday that I sat down to write last month’s version of this post. That usually means that I got a lot of work done during the month, or absolutely nothing at all. Let’s see how it all fell out. EitherContinue reading “June Wrap-Up & July Goals”

Con Report: In Your Write Mind 2018

I had another wonderful retreat at Hogwarts Seton Hill University this past weekend, where I originally received my Masters degree in Writing Popular Fiction. The alumni of this program wanted an excuse to keep coming back every year, so In Your Write Mind was developed. It’s open to former students and the general public alike,Continue reading “Con Report: In Your Write Mind 2018”