VCON Wrap-up AKA When Size Doesn’t Matter

I’m not sure how to start this post about my experience at VCON 39–partly because I’m still buzzing from the fun of the con and partly because I’m still buzzing from the root canal I underwent as soon as I returned home. (Mostly the former, I think). I was a bit concerned that after the WOW factor of my first SF/F con, last year, that little old VCON would seem kind of meh. It was not meh. It was the opposite of meh. It was totally anti-meh. Sword fighting demo by students of Academie Duello Why? For starters, I got…

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Kristene’s Speaking Schedule at VCON 39, Oct 3-5

It’s true, one half of Team Warpworld will be attending and speaking at VCON 39?Canvention 34 in less than a week! If you can make it out to Vancouver’s SF/F convention, here’s where you can find me (and a whole bunch of other cool folks) talking about all things weird and wonderful. Saturday Oct. 4 Perspectives on Self-Publishing and Hybrid Publishing 14:00 – 15:00 As self publishing continues to grow, how can authors compete in a saturated marketplace and be heard among the "noise"? What does today’s self published author need to know? What is Hybrid Publishing? What are the…

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