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Hi, I’m David Pedersen, and I’ve Got Angst.

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…

Updating My To-Do List

Buried in Angst Cover Art

I hit the tail end of a long to-do list today, and had to take a step back to reassess. I’ve accomplished a lot of behind-the-scenes, sometimes boring, but very important work for my books. I’ve been so deep in…

Getting back to UW Madison

Madison Capitol

Home can mean a lot of things. For me, first and always, it’s where my family is. My wife and kids, my parents, sister and in-laws, and, of course, the close friends who put up with me on a daily…

So many awesome cons!

Robin Harley and Batgirl

I like to maintain a well-balanced schedule, giving equal time to my family, friends, my day job, exercise, and writing. This is why most of the cons I’m planning to attend in 2017 are crammed within five weeks. (My wife…

Visioncon 2017 Was An Adventure

Visioncon is an adventure that just keeps getting better with age. Everything about it is what makes cons both fun and inspiring. You can tell just how hard the staff works to put this con together because everyone who attends…

Failure Is Why I Succeed

Super David

I had the opportunity the other night to share one of my all-time favorite quotes with my daughter when she was crushed after doing poorly on a test.  Michael Jordan said, “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career.…

Angst team profile: Becky

Becky in the Wisconsin State Journal

As much as I like to keep my friends forever, that doesn’t always work out. Family, moves, emotions, life – there are a lot of reasons why friendships sometimes don’t last. I hate that, but I understand it too. It…