I'm heading back to Pittsburgh for the second time this summer, this time in celebration of science fiction and fantasy! It's been a minute since I've attended this particular convention, so I was pleased that the stars aligned for me to return this weekend. Confluence 2023July 21-23, 2023Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport HotelPittsburgh, Pennsylvania I'm driving in … Continue reading Confluence 2023 Schedule
For the second summer in a row, I am sadly missing my pilgrimage to Seton Hill University, where I got my MA in Writing Popular Fiction, to connect with old friends and new for the In Your Write Mind workshop. This year, luckily, I will get a taste of the fun by participating in the … Continue reading In Your Write Mind 2021 Schedule!
This year is Balticon 55, hosted by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, and for the second (and hopefully final) year, all events are free to attend online! Check out the full schedule and attend panels at your leisure over Memorial Day weekend, May 28-31. Find full info here. My personal schedule is below, and I … Continue reading Virtual Balticon 55 Schedule!
Like many conventions this year, Capclave 2020 has gone virtual! Instead of spending this weekend in Rockville, Maryland, you can hang out with me from the comfort of your home. Registration is required for this convention: $10 gives you access to all of this weekend's content, and $55 gives you access to all of this … Continue reading Capclave 2020 Schedule
To celebrate the launch of Steel Victory 2.0, the fancy hardcover edition of my first book chock-full of special bonus features, I'm offering my popular alternate history workshop online for the first time ever! I have previously only shared this interactive presentation at live events. For this online special on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 … Continue reading Celebrating Steel Victory 2.0: Free Online Workshop!
This weekend I'll be back in Baltimore for Farpoint 27! Check out my schedule below. Come see me be exceedingly nerdy about some of my favorite things! Will I see you there? Friday 5 PM: Fanfic Confessions (panel)Professional authors who still write fanfic or participate in fanfic-like habits such as PBEMs will talk about the … Continue reading Farpoint 2020 Schedule
Thank you so much to everyone who came out to East City Bookshop in Washington DC last night for the official launch party for my second novel, Steel Magic! This independent bookstore was a great space for an event, and the staff was very welcoming. I'm really glad that I had such a great experience … Continue reading STEEL MAGIC Launch Party Recap
I hope that all of you who are local to the Maryland/Virginia/Washington DC area will consider joining me for the launch party for Steel Magic! Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Time: 6:30-8:30 PM Address: East City Bookshop 645 Pennsylvania Ave, Ste 100 Washington, DC 20003 This is the link to RSVP for the event. … Continue reading STEEL MAGIC Launch Party
This Saturday in Xenia, Ohio, Bluejacket Books is hosting three Dog Star Books authors for readings, signings, and a bit of Q&A! By now, you should all be pretty familiar with me and my work, so today I'd like to shine the spotlight on fellow author Matt Betts. (This is where he starts claiming that … Continue reading Dog Star Books Author Spotlight: Matt Betts
Last Thursday, August 20, the Morgantown Poets Society hosted authors from Raw Dog Screaming Press at the Monongalia Arts Center in Morgantown, West Virginia. STEEL VICTORY and I were joined by bizarro poet B.E. Burkhead, with his new poetry collection THE UNDERSIDE OF THE RAINBOW. My friend Julia was kind enough to take some pictures, which I've shared here. … Continue reading STEEL VICTORY and the Morgantown Poets Society
Had a whirlwind of a weekend, so your regularly scheduled blog post is a day late. Oops! So here's a bunch of news to make up for it. This Thursday I will be featured by the Morgantown Poets! I and fellow Raw Dog Screaming Press author B.E. Burkhead (author of THE UNDERSIDE OF THE RAINBOW) … Continue reading Upcoming Event and Other Tidbits