Category Archives: Conventions

Make Ambition Sheets after Conferences

I just got back from the Write the Docs 2016 conference in Portland, and the conference was nothing short of amazing. It filled with with so many ideas for my organization, my professional development, and my personal projects. Something I realized I should do last night, after laying down and being unable to sleep because

GottaCon 2015 This Weekend!

This coming weekend, I’m a guest at GottaCon in Victoria, BC—a simple ferry ride away from Seattle. I’m super looking forward to it! This’ll be my first time in Canada. :D Here’s what I’ve got on deck: Game: Mythender Day: Friday Time: 7:00pm to 11:00pm On the other side of this bloodied snowy plain stands Thor, God

Request for Advice: Gen Con Packing & Planning

Friends, folks, Internet people, Earlier this week, I asked for your questions regarding prep for Gen Con. Then I announced that I‘ll be doing a Master Plan episode on the subject, notably for event-runners and exhibitors, with guests Adam Jury, Derek Guder, and Jessica Price. Now I ask for your advice! I’m specifically looking for

Request for Questions: Gen Con Packing & Planning

Friends, folks, Internet people, I’m looking for your questions about what to pack, what to plan, pitfalls that have happened to you or folks you know that you’d like expert answers about. Even if you have an answer, and just want to hear other answers to see if there’s something easier, cheaper, or better, please

Folks I Admire: Double Exposure

Today, I want to say a few words about Double Exposure — a New Jersey company that puts on a few different conventions a year, including Dexcon (which is next weekend), Metatopia, Dreamation, Maelstrom, and First Exposure at Gen Con. I’ve been to Dreamation a few times in my earlier indie days, and I was at Metatopia

My NorWesCon 37 Panels

I’m slated to be a panelist at NorWesCon, happening next week! (As is my better half, Lillian Cohen-Moore.) Reasons to Leave Your Cave Thursday, April 17th 9p-10p | Location: Cascade 2 Does writing need to be a solitary profession? How can authors banding together improve their careers? Panelists: Ryan Macklin (M), Frog Jones, Frances Pauli What’s