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A fantastic pop culture convention in Springfield, Missouri.

I’m Mean to my Wife

As I grow older, I enjoy being a stay-off-my-lawn curmudgeon. I hate everyone like my wife hates dogs. While she doesn’t really hate dogs, and I don’t hate people, I get frustrated by thoughtlessness. People who tailgate when I’m already…

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…

My Novella Project

It’s hard to believe that we’re already knee deep into 2017! I’m still not completely certain where I put last year. I remember December being a flurry of book publishing, promoting, and learning. I spent January catching my breath, making…

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…

Visioncon 2014 in Branson MO was Awesome!

I had concerns about going to Visioncon 2014. The old hotel in Springfield, MO shut down so the venue moved to Branson. Unfortunately, that meant some of the regular attendees wouldn’t be able to make it. I was also worried…

Visioncon 2013

David and Cristi Visioncon 2013

Visioncon 2013 was …wow! So, I was looking for conventions in the Midwest with the intent of doing roughly one a month, and was fortunate enough to come across Visioncon. I didn’t know how many people would be there, so…