It has been unforgivably long since I last made a blog post, so allow me to hang my head in shame. Especially as this year is shaping up to be one of the busiest on record! I just finished a major editing project and am about to finish an outline for a new book. By the end of this month I’ll (I hope) have written a new short story and be well into the aforementioned new book.
Can I talk about any of these things?
Not yet. But! I am excited to appear in Memphis, TN next weekend for my Guest of Honor appearance at MidSouthCon! I have attended before, and it’s a very friendly convention with an awful lot of fun things going on. I’ll be on a ton of panels (see below) and doing books signings throughout. Feel free to bring your own copies to get a signature and personalization, or I will be selling a variety of titles at the con if you forget/see something you like!
Here’s the skinny:
From the convention website: “MidSouthCon 34 will be held at the East Memphis Hilton on March 18 – 20th, 2016. We have a great lineup of guests this year, with all kinds of events, panels, and entertainment for your enjoyment! With over 200 hours of programming, we will probably have a discussion or workshop that will interest you. Gamers – as usual we will have gaming of all sorts – Board, Card, RPG, LARP, and more!
Convention Membership online Registration has closed. You can register at the door for $55 for the whole weekend. Day rates are avaialbe. Just ask at the door or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
And here is where you can find me:
FRIDAY MARCH 18
Friday 07:00 PM Grand Ballroom C Opening Ceremony
Friday 8:00 PM From Dreary To Intense Ridgelake
Panelists will discuss how to write to grab an audience’s attention and how to keep them wanting more.
Friday 09:00 PM Grand Ballroom D and E Meet The Guests
SATURDAY MARCH 19
Saturday 10:00 AM Promenade 3 Star Trek: 50 Years & Beyond- A Look at
From the original Kirk & Spock to Picard & Janeway to the new Chris Pine / Zachary Quinto movies, our panelists will discuss the full 50 years of the groundbreaking show!
Saturday 11:00 AM Promenade 3 Force Awakens
Give your opinions on The Force Awakens.
Saturday 1:00 pm Pro Row Rook’s Corner
Saturday 04:00 PM Grand Ballroom C Author GoH Christie Golden GoH Panel “Characters I Have Known and Loved”
Saturday 05:00 PM Grand Ballroom D and E Banquet and Darrell Awards
Sunday 10:00 AM Rook’s Corner Kaffee Klatch II
Sunday 12:00 PM Creating Strong Characters Ridgelake
What makes a character dynamic? Panelists will discuss what makes a character strong.
Sunday 2:00 PM Promenade 3 Star Wars & Star Trek
Sunday 04:00 PM Grand Ballroom C Closing Ceremony
Whew! Man, I’m going to be tired, but I bet I’ll be smiling. I look forward to seeing folks there!