My Report from NerdCon: Stories, Part Two – The Authors

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  While the variety shows and special events were fun, and the panels and workshops were informative, while being around a crowd of like-minded people and be able to rub elbows with all sorts of fun folks is wonderful, what makes NerdCon: Stories so memorable for me is how it […]

Another “NerdCon: Stories” is In The Books

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Well, another NerdCon: Stories convention has come and gone (held October 14 and 15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota), and once again, a good time was had by all. I had every intention of posting a report on the goings-on this morning, but my general euphoric exhaustion following the convention, as well […]

LitStack Recs – Vivian Maier: Street Photographer & The Pilgrims

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Vivian Maier: Street Photographer by Vivian Maier (Author), John Maloof (Editor), Geoff Dyer (Contributor) For forty years, Vivian Maier worked as a nanny in Chicago and took photographs on her days off. That may not seem extraordinary, but her work is quickly proving to be our era’s preeminent artistic discovery—the […]

Guest Post: Tee Morris on Authors After Dark and Shattering an Author's Comfort Zone

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Authors After Dark: Shattering an Author’s Comfort Zone With the launch of our second steampunk novel, The Janus Affair, my wife and writing partner Pip Ballantine and I promised ourselves the priority of 2012 would be to make each appearance count. Instead of hitting many cons along the East Coast, […]