Missed the convention this year. Sometimes there just isn't time enough to do everything you want. Oh well. Next year though, I plan to be there.
For anyone remotely interested in my presence or lack of at Polaris, it will be the latter. In the interest of saving some money and time for writing I'm passing on the con this year. I hope those of you going will have fun weekend.
Got in a water fight at Ad Astra's dance, which was totally not my fault. No matter what anyone says. Really.
Ad Astra was good. I came home very tired and would have slept through the Backyardigans after dinner except that Monique kept watch on me and woke me up repeatedly. So Ate, Drank, Danced I won 2 free books and bought 2 others Talked and talked and talk to lots of people Attended two very… Continue reading Covertly carrying cupcakes
Just one week ago I was in Saratoga Springs at the World Fantasy Convention (probably at the bar), though we were at the time having tea. Scotch came later, as it always does at these things.I had a good time that weekend and I'm being lazy in not having posted something about it until now.… Continue reading Back from World Fantasy Convention 2007
Just one week ago I was in Saratoga Springs at the World Fantasy Convention (probably at the bar), though we were at the time having tea. Scotch came later, as it always does at these things.I had a good time that weekend and I'm being lazy in not having posted something about it until now.… Continue reading WFC 2007 report preview
I'm off tomorrow night to the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs, New York. It should be fun to see a lot of friends whom I haven't seen in many months and listen to readings by some of the pros in the field.
I returned home yesterday from the Polaris 21 convention in Toronto. It was a good time despite starting off with a hiccup.I had four panels scheduled. One on Lost, another on Futurama, a third on continuing dramas, and a final one on Heroes. Unfortunately I missed the third one because of dinner on Saturday.On Sunday… Continue reading Back from Polaris
The convention is over for another year. It feels too late to write a detailed con report as so many of my friends have.I shared a reading slot with John Mierau. They say three's a crowd, and three was the size of our crowd for the reading. Nice to have them too given we were… Continue reading Ad Astra 2007
Here's what I'll be doing at this year's Ad Astra convention.Reading - The Mark and John (http://www.johnmierau.com/) show returns for another appearance.Urban Fantasy - What is the benefit of putting the magical in the mundane? What inspires an author to set stories in the world in which they live? Does it add or subtract to… Continue reading Ad Astra 2007 – tentative schedule