Category Archives: Conventions & events

My schedule for ConTemporal

Fri 5 pm – Is There Something in the Water? (panelist) North Carolina, and especially the Triangle, seems to produce a high number of science fiction and fantasy writers. What ‘s special about this area that allows this speculative fiction … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop the Serenity 2013

This post originally appeared March 31, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. Seven authors from the Contact-Infinite Futures SF/SFR blog join Dark Horse Comics, Felicia Day, Think Geek, Joss Whedon and many others in sponsoring Can’t Stop the … Continue reading

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The Great Raleigh Chocolate Tour of 2013

Please note that this information is based on my experiences in February 2013. Locations, quality of service and products may have changed since then. The alien heroes in my science fiction Stellarnet Series may think chocolate tastes like an oozing … Continue reading

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The year ahead: 2013

This post originally appeared on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog on January 27, 2013. In many ways, 2012 dazzled me. My debut novel STELLARNET REBEL released in January and the sequel STELLARNET PRINCE followed in November. I attended … Continue reading

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Writers and the winds of change at Illogicon 2

IllogiCon is a small, local science fiction convention attended by fans, readers, authors, editors and publishers in my area, such as Baen editor Jim Minz and event toastmaster Mark Van Name, who were both on Sunday’s Ebooks panel with me. … Continue reading

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Foxy Ladies and Ferrets at the Charlotte Geek Gala

Saturday evening was a whirlwind of nerditude for a great cause, at the Geek Gala in Charlotte sponsored by the Charlotte Geeks and Spandex City. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina. Carnival-style games included a nerf shooting … Continue reading

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STELLARNET PRINCE release month madness

Free ebooks, recipes, character interviews, cool jewelry, Stellarnet tarot cards and all the goodies! Here’s my blog tour schedule and most of it revolves around the release of Stellarnet Prince, book two in the Stellarnet Series, available from AMAZON U.S. … Continue reading

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Pixels and pitches at the Escapist Expo

As much as I love my Stellarnet Series, by 4pm on day two of the Escapist Expo (estimated attendance between five-thousand and six-kajillion) I grew tired of giving the spiel. “It’s about an interstellar news blogger who meets an alien … Continue reading

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Characters and curiosities at ConTemporal 2012

I’ve returned from three days in Port Raleigh, an aether and nautical port that is constantly moving through space/time and only able to stabilize its location for short periods. Otherwise known as ConTemporal, a new science fiction and steampunk convention … Continue reading

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How do you define “steampunk”?

This post originally appeared on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog on June 17, 2012. Next weekend I’ll be at ConTemporal, a new sci-fi convention in North Carolina that is “planting its roots in Steampunk,” according to its website. Guests … Continue reading

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