Origins, June 12, 2014–Werewolves, Vampires and Krakens, Oh My!

One of a number of panels and workshops I had at Origins this year, this was a really interesting panel which I was lucky enough to moderate. Aaron Rosenberg, Richard C. White and I had the chance to chat about the creation of monsters in speculative fiction–which ones have been the most terrifying influences upon our work (and what made them so), and how we’ve gone about constructing our own monstrous figures.

2014 that was, 2015 to come.

Hi all, Well, it’s officially 2015–a new year, new thoughts, new beginnings. But before all of that, we have to put paid to the year that was, and 2014 was…well…quite a year. A few highlights: 1. The year kicked off (heh) with the highly successful Kickstarter for my graphic novel Icarus, being published by the […]

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World Fantasy Convention 2014

I’m back at the World Fantasy Convention for the fourth time, being held this time around in Arlington, Virginia; this time I’m on the Place Matters: Geography & Fantasy panel with several panelists (whose names are still being determined as of this schedule posting), and it looks to be an interesting conversation.  The panel is […]

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Wildcat Comic Con

Right on the heels of Pittsburgh Comic Con is Wildcat Comic Con at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA on Saturday, September 27th; these folks have been extremely nice to me so far, and I’m looking forward to the show.  I’m again presenting on my graphic novel Icarus and how crowdfunding can bring […]

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Pittsburgh Comic Con

It’s my first time at Pittsburgh Comic Con, where I’ll be doing a presentation on my graphic novel Icarus and how crowdfunding can bring creative projects from concept to conclusion on Friday, September 26th; I’ll be joined by Kris Siuda, the designer for the Icarus game in parallel development.  I’m presenting from 4-5 p.m. in […]

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Gen Con

It’s my eighth time at Gen Con and sixth as member of the Writers’ Symposium, which continues to blow my mind.  This year is also the twentieth anniversary of the Symposium, and so if you’ve been waiting to give it a try, now’s the time to see people like Jim Butcher, Bill Willingham, Larry Correia, […]

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