While Wizard World’s Austin-based Comic Con may not be the largest in the land, the 2014 convention held October 2 – 4 did have a lot to do and see. Of course there were the comic book professionals and the devoted fans dressed as their favorite sci-fi/fantasy characters, but there were also tons of retailers and loads of television and film celebrities … and ...
Benjamin Lund and I proudly announce the “Wishing Will Change a Life” contest, which will bring one lucky person’s wish to life. Participants can submit one wish per person through my author Facebook page
at no-charge until midnight CST on November 7, 2014. The winner will be drawn at random and announced on 11/11, The Wishing Day.
I’m a panelist at Austin Comic Con on Saturday, and we’re going to be talking about diversity in science fiction. In July of this year, Lee & Low Books created and shared an infographic describing the diversity gap in sci-fi and fantasy films. Their statistics are based on the top 100 domestic grossing sci-fi and fantasy movie.
You’ve spent countless hours plotting, writing and editing to make your book absolutely perfect. Then comes the publishing process, which is a bear, whether done traditionally or on your own. Now your book is out there for purchase, so it’s smooth sailing from here on out, right? 1000% wrong. The old adage “build it and they will come” is utter nonsense, particularly in this internet day and age when consumers ...
Tens of thousands of fans will converge at the Austin Convention Center on October 2-4 for Austin Comic Con 2014 Wizard World Convention in celebration of all manner of pop culture. This year’s lineup not only includes the standard beloved television and film actors, internet sensations, and comic book artists but also a panel featuring Austin-area pop culture professionals and experts – including me!
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