Category Cons

Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions

Virtual Virtual Room Party

What did I drink?

Demicon is an amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy convention hosted in Des Moines, IA every spring. We’ve had a vendor table at the con since 2014. This year we wanted to do something different and put in a request to…

All Good Things

Sarah and David toasting at Vast restaurant

After completing my first fantasy novel, Angst, in 2010, I didn’t know what to do. I wasn’t in a place personally to face rejection letters from potential publishers. I’ve always been a grass roots sort of person, so I published…

Angst Team Profile: Sarah

Sarah and David at Booth

I was in line for a hot dog at one of my daughter’s Parent’s Night marching band rehearsals when a young woman approached. “You’re Joanne’s dad, right?” she asked. “Yeah,” I said, wondering what I had done wrong. “I loved…

The storm of 2019

Drinks at Demicon 2019

I made the mistake of saying I’m cutting back on some stuff in my life to take care of myself. It’s the Murphy’s Law equivalent of washing your car. Either way there’s going to be a storm, and this one…

A tough decision about cons

Angst Booth

2019 will be my last year of attending cons as a vendor. If you follow my blog, you know how much I love attending science fiction, fantasy and comic conventions. I get to spend time with my muses, see old…

Planet Comicon and Visioncon 2018

To say I’m excited is an understatement! Two of my favorite cons are back to back over the last two weekends in February. Not only will this be an incredible adventure, it will also be a marathon. By the time…