Just a quick note to say that I'll be at Spokane Comicon on Saturday at Spokane Community College! I expect to see all you Spokanians there, NO EXCEPTIONS. I'll have the new Conspiracy Friends book for sale, so come get a copy. Also, I think my Mom is from Spokane? I TOTALLY HAVE SPOKANE ROOTS YOU GUYS, THIS IS GOING TO BE SO RAD
(Pictured here is the exclusive "Sprocket the Comic-Cat" book done for the convention by my friend Matt Brazee, who did a Conspiracy Friends guest strip last year. So you should totally get a copy of that too!)
This weekend is Vancouver Comic Arts Festival, which I will be attending along with roughly one million amazing comics people. It's free, so if you're a Vancouverite, come say hi!
I'm PRETTY FREAKING EXCITED to announce that we'll be debuting Conspiracy Friends Volume One at the show! I just got copies in this week, and they look great. I'm currently working on a method to sell signed copies directly from the site, but if you CAN'T POSSIBLY WAIT THAT LONG, and you're somewhere in the United States, you can get them from Amazon right now.
So, to recap, Yay, Vancouver! And Conspiracy Friends Volume One: not officially on sale yet, but actually kind of on sale.
This weekend is Fan Expo Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre (which is extra classy and Canadian because the r is before the e)! I'll be holed up with other authors, selling books and giving away buttons and partying like a rock star. I'm kind of excited to meet The Last Unicorn author Peter Beagle, not to mention Draco Malfoy and Judge Dredd and that Arrow guy from "Arrow" and Pippin and Q and Bruce Campbell and SO MANY CELEBRITIES OH MY GOD YOU GUYS.
Alas, this weekend is also Norwescon here in sunny Seattle, which means I had to choose between the two. It's the first time I've missed Norwescon in like 4 years, so HAVE AN EXTRA DRINK FOR ME, NORWESCON HOMIES.
I'm at Emerald City Comicon this weekend, so if you're one of the seventy billion people coming to the show, swing by and say hi! To find me, cross the sky bridge and hang a right, then find the escalator on the far wall and descend to the weird extra-space offshoot floor. I'm right next to legendary comics writer Peter David, and just a few tables down from John Scalzi, so let me assure you that the party over there will be HOPPIN'.
(Alternately, once you get your badges you can just enter the convention center across the street on the North side of Pike, take the escalator up three floors and BOOM.
Oh, and in on other news: kickstarter kickstarter kickstarter.
I'll be at Gottacon in beautiful Victoria from Friday through Sunday, hawking print books and telling everybody about the new Zombocalypse Now app from Tin Man Games. Also, we have free buttons ! Come say hi! I'm tabling with my buddy Scott Gable from Broken Eye Books, but just look for my Chooseomatic banners -- my convention display pretty much DWARFS his.
I'll be at the Indie Book Fair in Seattle December 20 & 21, giving away free buttons, chattin' up a storm, and hawking my wares. If you're in Seattle, you should totally come! I'm also doing a short reading (probably from Tiny Quest) Saturday evening!
Modest means. Serious writers.
December 20 & 21, 2013 — 11AM – 8PM
2045 Westlake Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
Looking for a last minute gift?
LOTS AND LOTS OF BOOKS.
There will be books for all ages. Science fiction, fantasy, romance, young adult, mystery, memoir, and so much more.
Meet the authors, too. They’ll be there, selling their books. You can get them to sign the books. Grab their swag, like bookmarks, postcards, and such. Many of them will have raffles for even more free stuff!
Authors in attendance include: Ksenia Anske, Leeland Artra, S.C. Barrus, Laurie Blauner, Zachary Bonelli, Kate Bracy, Jamie Brazil, Paddy Eger, J. Glenn Evans, T.M. Franklin, Jerry Gold, Elizabeth Guizzetti, David D. Horowitz, Paty Jager, Sibyl James, A. Ka, Kay Kinghammer, Susan Lute, Maggie Lynch (Maggie Jaimeson, Maggie Faire), Michele Makinson, Mark Matteson, John B McIntyre, Robert R. Mitchell, Old Nod, Northwest Independent Writers Association, Chris Patchell, D.E.S. Richard, Laura Kelly Robb, Susan Schreyer, Valerie Stein, Lisa Stowe, Jeff Suwak, Griffith H. Williams, Windtree Press, Joyce Yarrow, and Matt Youngmark
On Saturday, December 21, the authors will read excerpts from their books, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Refreshments will be served. A touch of wine, too, for those over 21.
LOTS AND LOTS OF ART.
Since it’s in a gallery, there’s art everywhere. All around, you’ll have plenty of time to absorb some culture and buy some unique gifts for the holidays.