Norwescon 42 Follow-up: Choose-Your-Own Adventure Panel!

It was a glorious weekend full of programming and cosplay, but now we are home, unpacked, and ready to reflect. Part of that includes fulfilling my promise to share the notes from the “Choose-Your-Own Adventure” panel, hosted by the teen track and described thusly in the guidebook: Audience participation mayhem ensues as our troupe of fearless authors guide you through writing the world’s fastest three-act young adult melodrama. Learn a[...]

Buy-your-tiny-elephants-in-bulk news!

I’ve been sitting on this for ages, but now it can finally be told: Costco is going to be carrying copies of STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS *nationwide* starting later this month. I can’t tell you how exciting this is for me. My husband and I have been members since we were starving college students, and our kids have grown up making the twice-monthly Costco run. To that end, I will be[...]

DragonCon Schedule!

Where I will *tentatively* be (besides the dealers room and the bar)   Princess Alethea’s Traveling Sideshow Readings, music, & more from a motley band of costumed authors, plus swag! Time: Fri 07:00 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour) (Tentative Panelists: Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, Gray Rinehart, Lisa Mantchev, Delilah S. Dawson, Zac Brewer, D.B. Jackson) Finding the Teen/Middle Grade Reader Within How does an adult develop[...]