So how do we fix it?

July 6th, 2012

On Tuesday, I posted about the several seminars listed as part of Comic-Con’s official programming that I felt were disingenuous attempts by self-published authors to push their brand of publishing on the masses, without providing a true industry perspective. And I offered to submit a panel of my own, though things being as they are, […]

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I Have Thoughts… (On Some Comic Con Panels About Publishing)

July 3rd, 2012

I’m gearing up for San Diego Comic Con, which starts next week, the famed Nerd Prom. There’s so much to be excited for! A Firefly 10th Anniversary panel! A look at what’s ahead for the Mass Effect universe! A whole lot of Geek & Sundry funtimes! Not to mention awesome signings and panels with Stephanie […]

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WriteOnCon!

August 17th, 2011

As you may recall, last year I participated in the debut of WriteOnCon, a completely free online writers conference. Well, I’m thrilled to do it again this year! At 12 noon today (Wednesday), you can watch my vlog “Are You Ready to Query?”. Though, if you miss it then, don’t worry! Once it’s posted live, […]

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Let’s Talk About Pitches

August 15th, 2011

Not like that. I’m talking about writers pitching their manuscript to agents and editors at conferences. Can I be frank? I hate these. HATE ‘EM. For me, the ability of an author to tell the story of their book is a wholly different animal than being able to actually write it. But Daphne, you ask, […]

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Planning for 2012

August 11th, 2011
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So I’m looking ahead to my calendar for 2012, planning out trips, and I think I’ve got some open spaces for conferences! I’ll be going to Florida in late January for the Space Coast Writers Conference, then Bologna is in mid-March. BEA is in New York in early June, and ALA is in Anaheim in […]

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