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ConGregate

July 14 – July 16, 2017 ~ High Point, NC 

http://www.con-gregate.com

  • Friday
    • 2 pm: Landing Your Creative Career
    • 5 pm: Writing in Multiple Tie-In Universes
    • 6 pm: Writing Sherlock Holmes and Other Icons
    • 8 pm: Broad Universe Rapid Fire Reading
    • 9 pm: From Nancy Drew to Anita Blake
    • 10 pm: Would you Like Your Genre Fiction with a Sprinkle of Romance?
  • Saturday
    • 12 pm: Sit Still, Look Pretty
    • 7 pm: Creating Magic
  • Sunday
    • 2 pm: Fusion: Alternative Histories and Mixing Genres

DaveyCon

September 23, 2017 ~ Cabarrus County Library

AtomaCon

November 17-19, 2017 ~ Charleston, SC

http://www.atomacon.org/

Authors Invade Columbia

November 2018 ~ Columbia, SC


 Past Events

2017

ConCarolinas 2017

June 4 – 6, 2017 ~ Concord, NC

http://www.concarolinas.net

  • Friday, June 4
    • You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive, 5pm
    • Broad Universe Rapid Fire Reading, 7pm
  • Saturday, June 5
    • Handling Rejection, 9am
    • The Game is Afoot, 11am
    • Falstaff Spotlight, 3pm
    • Live Action Slush, 4pm
    • The Art of the Short Story, 6pm
  • Sunday, June 6
    • What Good is the Library? 12pm

Book Signing and Panel Discussion 

Book Signing and Panel Discussion for We Are Not This: Carolina Writers for Equality

  • 2:00 pm, May 28, 2017
  • Park Road Books

Book Signing ~ Barnes and Noble

Book Signing for Curious Incidents: More Improbable Adventures

  • April 15, 2017, time TBA
  • Barnes and Noble ~ Pineville, NC
  • Event Link

RavenCon 12: The Con of Opportunity 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

April 28-30, 2017 ~ Williamsburg, VA

http://www.ravencon.com

Event Link

Bio Link

  • Friday
    • Editors, Publishers, and Readers: What Rules to Break and Which Ones Don’t Apply
  • Saturday
    • Editing 101: How to Revise
    • Falstaff Books Spotlight: The Misfit Toys of Fiction
    • Cleaning Up Your Prose
    • Creativity and Mental Health
  • Sunday
    • Navigating the World of Short Story Submissions

Book Signing ~ Park Road Books

Book Signing for Curious Incidents: More Improbable Adventures

  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, April 1, 2017
  • Park Road Books ~ Charlotte, NC
  • Event Link

Book Signing and Panel Discussion ~ Winthrop University

Book Signing and Panel Discussion for We Are Not This: Carolina Writers for Equality

  • 7:00 pm, March 28, 2017
  • Winthrop University (Rock Hill, SC) in the Bookstore Common Room
  • Event Link

Book Signing ~ The BooKnack

Book Signing for Curious Incidents: More Improbable Adventures

Our Books Are Not Free

February 11-15, 2017 ~ Online! 

(My time slot is Sunday, February 12 at 9:30 a.m., Eastern time)

Over 100 authors
Not a single book will be given away
Not a single prize will be awarded
Just some fantastic authors
With great books
At reasonable prices

Online Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/206705409792190/

A Curious Event: The Launch

January 26, 2017 ~ 7:30pm-9:30pm

Online Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/222061334867979/ 


2016

AtomaCon

November 18-20, 2016 ~ Charleston, SC

Due to unforeseen events (I’m looking at you, Hurricane Matthew), the convention has been cancelled this year. However, I hope to be back in 2017!

http://www.atomacon.org/

ConGregate 3: Geek Summer Camp

July 15-17, 2016 ~ High Point, NC

http://www.con-gregate.com/

  • Friday, July 15
    • 3pm ~ Self/Indie Publishing: Marketing
    • 10pm ~ Finding the Right Editor
  • Saturday, July 16
    • 1:30pm ~ Mixing History and Magic
    • 11pm ~ But I Liked That Guy
  • Sunday, July 17
    • 10:30am ~ Tag – You’re It!
    • 12:30pm ~ The Appeal of Sherlock Holmes

ConCarolinas

June 3-5, 2016, Concord, NC

http://www.concarolinas.net

  • Tools of the Trade: What Every Writer Should Have on Their Desk
  • Writers and Mental Illness: Depression, Addiction, and How to Survive as a Writer
  • eCommerce and the Artist
  • Arrgh, Pirates
  • The Editor’s Ten (or More) Commandments
  • Grammar Geeks
  • Beginning Steps to Making Your Artistic Passion More Than A Hobby
  • Social Butterfly (moderator)
  • Effective Marketing for Writers (moderator)
  • The End of It (moderator)

2015

Book Signing ~ The BooKnack

Book Signing for An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Book Signing ~ 2nd and Charles

Book Signing for An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

AtomaCon

November 14-16 ~ North Charleston, SC

http://atomacon.org 

  • Release pre-party for An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Reading)
  • All Things Sherlock (Panel)

ConCarolinas

May 29-31, 2015 ~ Concord, NC

http://www.concarolinas.net

  • Editors and Agents
  • Blogging for Writers
  • The Bad Ones
  • Stereotypes and How to Avoid Them

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