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
I was supposed to be at StokerCon in Denver in 2022, but unfortunately, it occurred less than 2 weeks after the only time I came down with a certain illness. Therefore, I'm thrilled to return this year for the first time since 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I'm incredibly excited to see a lot of … Continue reading StokerCon 2023 Schedule
This weekend, pending the status of the terrible cold I'm currently experiencing at the time of this posting, I'll be at Farpoint 2023 for my first convention of the year! Farpoint 30February 10-12, 2023Delta Hotel by MarriotHunt Valley, MD Friday 5:00 PM: Drive to Finish (panel, Salon E)Do you have the drive to finish your … Continue reading Farpoint 2023 Schedule!
I'm finally returning to Salt Lake City this year! Spouse and I are flying in Thursday morning and leaving Sunday morning, so we'll be around for all 3 days of the convention. I have a few panels and book signing slots, and most importantly, I'll be back with my interactive alternate history presentation. FanX Salt … Continue reading FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2022 Schedule!
One of the main reasons that the last 2 years have been pretty brutal on my mental health is that I haven't been able to visit one of the places that truly refreshes me as both a writer and a person. In Your Write Mind is an annual writing workshop hosted by alumni of the … Continue reading In Your Write Mind 2022 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, so … Continue reading Balticon 56 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 at … Continue reading Farpoint 2022 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!
Farpoint 2020 was the last event I attended in person before the world went bonkers. Alas, like so many other conventions, it is being held online this year. I'm pleased to participate in three panels from the comfort of my own home, but you know I'll miss seeing all of your lovely faces. Find more … Continue reading Farpoint 2021 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
I'll be returning to Capclave 2019 this weekend in Rockville, Maryland! Here's where you can find me. Friday 5:00 PM: Psychos (panel)What is a psychopath and are they really running the world? Do psychopaths have an advantage when it comes to running countries and major corporations? What can we do about it? What if we … Continue reading Capclave 2019 Schedule!
This is my third year at FanX Salt Lake City and I'm more excited than ever. The spouse and I are flying in Wednesday afternoon and leaving Sunday morning, and this will be a great annual anniversary trip. He's looking forward to stalking his favorite comic book artist, I'm excited to give my alternate history … Continue reading FanX Salt Lake City 2019 Schedule!
This weekend I'll be attending Pulpfest for the very first time! This convention is outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My publisher, Raw Dog Screaming Press, is celebrating their sixteenth anniversary with special events within the convention. Sixteen years is kind of a big deal for a small press, but then again, RDSP is kind of a … Continue reading Pulpfest 2019 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 … Continue reading Balticon 53 Schedule!
I'm excited to attend my first StokerCon this week, in Grand Rapids, Michigan! This is not a convention I plan to attend normally, but the stars aligned to make attending this year too awesome to pass up, such as my publisher Raw Dog Screaming Press winning this year's Specialty Press Award. For most of the … Continue reading StokerCon 2019 Schedule!
I'm excited to return to one of my favorite annual events this weekend! I'll be in Cleveland, Ohio, for Concoction 2019. The spouse is jealous because I'm taking the Tesla for it's first-ever road trip, as in, I will have to stop at least once each way to recharge at a supercharger stop. But once … Continue reading Cleveland Concoction 2019 Schedule
This weekend, I will be recovering from Thanksgiving by hanging out at the Red Lion Hotel Baltimore North for ChessieCon 2018! My schedule is below. I'm not staying at the convention hotel for this one, so give me a shout if you want to meet up for coffee or a meal. As usual, the best … Continue reading ChessieCon 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 will … Continue reading World Fantasy 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