On Upcoming Conventions

Let’s pause for a moment and look at conventions in my near future! This weekend, September 8th and 9th, is Baltimore Comic-Con. While I have a two-day pass, I will probably only be there on Saturday. I mentioned in June that I was applying for press credentials for New York Comic-Con, October 11-14. Unfortunately, IContinue reading “On Upcoming Conventions”

On My Philcon Schedule

The rumors are true! I’ll be attending Philcon this weekend. Here’s where I can be found, if you should so happen to be in Cherry Hill, New Jersey… TOLKIEN’S OTHER WORKSSat 6:00 PM in Crystal Ballroom Three (1 hour)Panelists: Allyn Gibson (mod), Daniel Grotta, Jay Wile, Robert Kauffmann, Mark MandelJ.R.R. Tolkien is best known todayContinue reading “On My Philcon Schedule”

On My 2011 Shore Leave Schedule

We come to it at last, the great battle of our times. No, wait. That’s not right. Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup. No, that’s not it, either. Oh! I’ve got it! Next weekend, July 8th through 10th, in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is Shore Leave, a science-fiction and fantasy convention.Continue reading “On My 2011 Shore Leave Schedule”

On Sweetening the Farpoint Rewards Pot

Author extraordinare Dayton Ward can’t be at the Farpoint convention this weekend. He does, however, have a mission for congoers attending. One that, to some small degree, involves me. I’ll let Dayton explain fully, but here’s the gist. There are certain authors, myself among them, that he wants pictures taken of with a sign thatContinue reading “On Sweetening the Farpoint Rewards Pot”

On Allyn’s Farpoint 2011 Schedule

Yesterday, Farpoint released their preliminary schedule. Farpoint is a science-fiction convention held outside Baltimore every February, and this year’s convention falls from February 18th to 20th at the Crowne Plaza in Timonium, just off Interstate 83 at exit 16. This year marks my fourth year attending Farpoint as an author guest and my sixth FarpointContinue reading “On Allyn’s Farpoint 2011 Schedule”

On My 2010 Shore Leave Schedule

Shore Leave! It’s the media science-fiction convention held in Hunt Valley, Maryland every mid-July. This year, it falls on the calendar from July 9th through 11th. :spock: This year, barring any unforeseen happenings, I will again be attending the convention as a guest. My schedule for panels looks like: Friday Meet the ProsHunt/Valley Hallway —Continue reading “On My 2010 Shore Leave Schedule”

On Shore Leave Anticipation

Shore Leave is coming up. The second weekend in July — the 9th through the 11th. Guests this year include Edward James Olmos and Katee Sackhoff. If you’re in the Baltimore area in mid-July and you’re looking for a convention, Shore Leave’s worth your time. I bring up Shore Leave because yesterday I received anContinue reading “On Shore Leave Anticipation”

On Differences Among Fandoms

Over on TrekBBS there’s a discussion ongoing about what Titan’s Star Trek Magazine can and should be. In the course of the conversation, one of the suggestions is that it could be more like Doctor Who Magazine, and there have been explanations proffered as to why that’s not feasible, from licensing concerns to differences inContinue reading “On Differences Among Fandoms”

On My Shore Leave 2009 Schedule

The schedule for this weekend’s Shore Leave convention here in Baltimore was released on the con’s website this morning. What do I have on tap? Friday Meet The Pros — Hunt/Valley Foyer, 10pm to WheneverThis is where I get to autograph stuff. I will gladly autograph the April issue of Previews, the one with myContinue reading “On My Shore Leave 2009 Schedule”