ConFusion 2014 Schedule

Next month, I’m returning to ConFusion, just outside Detroit, Michigan. I had a marvelous time when I went last year, and one of the most fun parts was the programming. I’m honored to be a participant again next year. Here’s my schedule: Bechdel, Mako Mori, and the “Strong Female Character” Sandra Tayler, Michael R. Underwood,…

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10 Rules for Getting the Most Out of Conventions As a Writer

Attending a convention as a writer can be a ton of fun, but it’s also work. You’re putting on your public face, asserting yourself as a working professional, and forging connections that could become an incredible asset in the short, medium, and/or long-term. Here are some general pieces of advice for professional development and self-care…

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WisCon schedule

Tomorrow I’m headed to Madison, WI for WisCon, a feminist/activist SF/F convention. This trip also kicks my summer convention season, which will be intense. I have two back-to-back cons this month, then three conventions back-to-back-to-back-to-FLOP at the end of June July, which will culminate in coming home after ReaderCon, dying for a night, and then rising like…

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The Joy of WisCon

This weekend I had the absolute pleasure of attending WisCon, a feminist science fiction convention in Madison, WI. Last year was my first WisCon, and I knew very early into the con that I’d be coming back. WisCon has a strong academic thread as well as a clear social justice orientation, in addition to being…

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Look! Shiny!

I’ve decided to try out a new theme for the blog — I’m still working on making all of my social media things line up — I’d love for this blog to post to my personal LiveJournal, but haven’t put the time in making that go yet.  Mostly because when I have a fair bit…

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