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Resources and Tips!

I’m over at Magical Words again today writing about all the things I learned and tips I gathered while at ConCarolinas this past weekend. Come check out all the resources! Click HERE to go to Magical Words.

Blog Posts, Reflections

ConCarolinas 2016 Wrap-Up

It's Monday. That means another ConCarolinas is on the books, and I'm brain addled trying to mentally condense all the information that I collected during the past three days. (I love Evernote for that, by the way.) So, here are some of my possibly not entirely coherent thoughts on the convention as a whole. It… Continue reading ConCarolinas 2016 Wrap-Up

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ConCarolinas is Coming!

ConCarolinas is one of my favorite cons. It’s one that is very close to my heart because it was the first con I ever went to when I first started going to cons, and it was the first con that ever accepted me as a guest. And it happens this weekend! Check out my schedule… Continue reading ConCarolinas is Coming!

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Convention Season is Coming!

Fall is my favorite season. I love all of the fall things: pumpkins (not PSL), football, Halloween, crisp air, changing leaves, apples, and so on. But, the past few years I have developed a love for the late spring and summer as well because of the conventions! This year I am attending three conventions (so… Continue reading Convention Season is Coming!

Blog Posts, Reflections

A New Year

I am not really all that big on resolutions. Most of the time, we break them and give up, but I do like setting goals. The new year is a great time to reflect on what I've accomplished and what I've still go to do.

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ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Fantasy the World Over

These are my panel notes from the "Fantasy the World Over" panel at ConCarolinas 2015. Panelists: Andi O'Conner, AJ Hartley, David B. Coe, Misty Massey, Faith Hunter Question: How Important Is Setting? AJH: June, A Perfect Storm, Cape Fear are all good examples of man against environment where the environment makes a big difference in… Continue reading ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Fantasy the World Over

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ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Setting the Mood

These are my notes from the Friday evening panel on Setting the Mood. Panelists: Darin Kennedy, Wendy S. Delmater, AJ Hartley, Faith Hunter, David B. Coe DBC: Character's voice, ambiance, and setting all need to appear on the first page. FH: Write what you know. Character can come from setting. Avoid purple prose. WD: World… Continue reading ConCarolinas Wrap-Up ~ Setting the Mood

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ConCarolinas 2015 Wrap-Up

ConCarolinas is my favorite convention. It's a local con, just across the NC/SC border from me, so it's almost like a great big reunion with all my favorite people every year. This year was a little different though. This was my first year going to the con as a  guest! I was accepted as an… Continue reading ConCarolinas 2015 Wrap-Up