World Fantasy Con!

Howdy friends! October, with record heat and scorching temps, is finally winding down and as November comes sweeping in with mild temps in the mid seventies, it can mean only one thing: summer is still not over in Southern California!* Okay, TWO things. World Fantasy Con is nearly here. This is my second WFC and I’m really glad it’s close to home this year. It’s a lot easier to pack when I don’t have to worry about fitting everything into tiny suitcases and 3oz bottles. WFC comes along at a good time, too. I’ve been very busy and need a break from the routine to shake things up a little and hang out with other writers and talk shop. To that end, I’m looking forward to seeing some old friends and making new ones, too. Here’s my WFC Schedule, for those who want to come find me. I’d love to … Continue reading

WFC Wrap-up!

This weekend, I attended the World Fantasy Convention for the first time. I had an amazing time, though it flew past in a blur! The best thing about cons is seeing friends you’ve made in real life and online. Several folks from my Clarion West class were there this year (hope to see the rest of them next time), and it was fantastic to see them again. In the last year I’ve gotten to know a lot people on Twitter and Facebook and finally met many of them “in the flesh” this weekend. Good times. I can’t wait to see you all again. I didn’t have time to make it to all the panels and readings that I wanted to, but then I suspect that’s always the case whether you’ve been to a con one time or twenty. Rather than try and detail everything, I’ll just mention a few highlights: … Continue reading