Topic: Coincidences, Accidents, and Rewards

While this event does take place directly after the Lori Foster Get Together and thus can be considered part of the “Cons 2008” label, it is not part of the convention and in fact happened AFTER the convention on the way home. Stephanie “Flash” Burke’s Moutaineer crapped out. The alternator …

Topic: Lori Foster Get Together #2

4th Annual Lori Foster Reader-Author Get Together, Part Two Day Two: Saturday, 07 June Breakfast of bagels. They were good too. I wish I had gotten up for seconds before they were taken away.I managed to corner Shiloh Walker and Anya Bast so they could sign the very large stack …

Topic: Lori Foster Get Together #1

4th Annual Lori Foster Reader-Author Get Together, Part One Location: West Chester Marriot OhioDates: Friday, 06 June 2008 – Sunday, 08 June 2008Attendance: Approx. 270 (approx. 107 of which were authors) First off, let me just say that the hotel was GREAT! After all my bitching about the Hilton at …

Topic: RT Con 2008 Continued #2

This is the last installment of RT Con 2008 since there are only two days left.Saturday, 19 April 2008 THE BOOK FAIR A huge room full of tables where authors sit (or stand) and wait for eager readers (and some writers) so pounce on them for books and autographs. This …

Topic: RT Con 2008 Continued #1

It’s about time I finished writing about this since I want to do my write-up of the Lori Foster Get Together. 🙂 So, without further ado… the rest of my RT Con experience.Thursday, 17 April 2008 From 9:30am – 10:30am, I sat at the Samhain Club RT table, which was …

Sidenote: Promo Lane

This is a sidenote post as to something I mentioned in the previous post. I didn’t want to make the previous post any longer than it already is. Promotional Lane FiascoPromo lane is a first-come, first-served type of situation. You put out your promo in the first available spot and …

Topic: Last Minute and First Day

Oh yes, there is more last minute madness to be had. You remember those little metal baskets I mentioned in the 11th Hour post. Well, they found a home in the Samhain giveaway bags. At first, Samhain hadn’t planned to do giveaway bags since they had so many left over …

Topic: Eleventh Hour

The 11th Hour… Every procrastinator in the world knows that phrase because it means waiting until the last minute to get everything done. I’m a serious procrastinator and getting ready for RT Con 2008 finally enlightened me as to why. 🙂The weekend before RT Con 2008 (April 10-13) I had …

News: Back From RT

I do plan to do a series of blogs about RT but I just had to post this vid of the fairy ball. I’m number 118. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMcvCMRP50A&hl=en&w=425&h=355]