Shore Leave 38 After Action Report

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I have fallen out of the blogging habit, something I mean to correct starting here.Shore Leave 38 is now a fond memory and as usual, I had a wonderful, albeit tiring, time. The show remains a fixture in the Hunt Valley Inn and it has become a gathering spot for my fellow author, many of […]

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My Shore Leave 38 Schedule

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Shore Leave 38 kicks off on Friday and it will feel, once more, like a family reunion as I reconnect with my far-flung writing peers and see old friends. The schedule is chock full of panels I want to be on or sit in on, far more than time allows.Barring last minute changes, here’s my […]

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My Awesome Con Schedule

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Awesome Con is growing by leaps and bounds and I am thrilled to be returning, albeit only Saturday and Sunday. But, I will be moderating three panels in addition to manning a table on the showfloor.For those attending, come say hello, buy a book (or two), and come listen.Saturday“Playing in Your Sandbox vs Someone Else’s […]

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My Baltimore Comic-Con Schedule

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Despite my name not being on the guest page (again), I can guarantee you that I will be at the Baltimore Comic-Con this coming weekend. I will be changing identities from mild-mannered English teacher to veteran comic book pro sometime on Friday afternoon in time to begin my moderator duties. This year, program guru (and […]

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I’ll be Awesome this Weekend

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Awesome Con is Washington D.C.’s rapidly growing comics and media convention. I read about it soon after we got down here so I couldn’t make it to last year’s show. I reached out some months back and was not only invited to be a guest but was offered a table in Artists Alley. That’s a […]

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Balticon 47 Recap

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There have been all manner of technical issues that kept me off the website last week so this week I’ll be playing catch-up with a bunch of posts.The last time I attended a Balticon, it was primarily so Kate could have lunch with Neil Gaiman (that Deb and I also attended the meal seems entirely […]

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Farpoint Day 3

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Sunday at a con is always a mix. People are dragging from partying all night long while also packing and checking out, some earlier than others. As a result, con programming eases people into the day, with me and Howie chatting for an hour. He read from his western-in-progress and I talked about this and […]

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Selling Out at NYCC

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This has been a heady year for conventions. First there was all the After Earth star treatment at San Diego Comic-Con followed by the release of ReDeus: Divine Tales at Shore Leave. This past weekend, I was attending the New York Comic-Con and for the first time in ages, I was there as a book […]

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Where to find me at NYCC

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A year ago at this time I was knee deep in the local election, interning at high school, and completing my master’s degree. There was also this little project that was dropped in my lap that was too cool to pass up.And now, at last, I will get to hold a copy of Star Trek: […]

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My Overdue Baltimore Con Report

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The new school schedule is throwing a serious monkey wrench into my ability to get other things done. That coupled with a contractor making various portions of the house unusable and a head cold means I am significantly behind on things, starting with my con report from last week.This was my second consecutive trip to […]

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