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 gives me the opportunity to [….]

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 as having so many wonderful [….]

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 kind that comes along once [….]

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, we felt that many of [….]