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Reading/Signing on Saturday!

Reading/Signing on Saturday!

November 22nd, 2017

This Saturday (11/25/17)--Small Business Saturday--I'll be at UW Bookstore in Mill Creek, WA for an author reading/signing event from 1 PM - 5 PM with Jennifer Brozek, Jesikah Sundin, and Robert Slater. More details can be found HERE and HERE. Hope to see you there! We'll have prizes!Read More...

Jet City Comic Show Wrap-Up

Jet City Comic Show Wrap-Up

November 10th, 2017

This is your Jet City Comic Show Wrap-Up, 2017! Jet City Comic Show is a nice little comicon in Tacoma, WA. This year was Books & Chain's second year to vend there, this time with guest author Jennifer Brozek. I started my morning nice and early with snow coming down. O_o Normally I love snow, but not when I'm driving to Tacoma, surrounded by idiots who panic when it rains, despite living somewhere where it rainsRead More...

Bellingham Events!

Bellingham Events!

November 10th, 2017

This Saturday, 11/11/17, I'll be in Bellingham, WA for two events: I'll be at the Holiday Book Festival from 10 AM - 2 PM with Jennifer Brozek, Jesikah Sundin, and other awesome authors, but more importantly, I'll be at Village Books Saturday evening for an author reading & signing, along with Jennifer Brozek, Jesikah Sundin, Robert Slater, and Selah J. Tay-Song. Details on the Holiday Book Festival can be found here: http://www.bellinghamholidaybookfestival.com/ Details on the Village Books event can beRead More...

Steamposium Wrap-Up

Steamposium Wrap-Up

November 10th, 2017

This is your Steamposium Wrap-Up 2017! Steamposium is one of those conventions that I attended as an attendee rather than a panelist, vendor, or guest, so it was one that I was quite excited about since I'd have time to explore the dealer's hall, attend panels, and most importantly, attend their tea and fashion show, which is something of legend to hear previous attendees talk. More importantly, I was excited to wear my new fascinator with aRead More...

Jet City Comic Show Schedule

Jet City Comic Show Schedule

November 3rd, 2017

Hey folks! I'm at Jet City Comic Show with Books & Chains this weekend! Hugo & Bram Stoker nominated author Jennifer Brozek will be our guest author so come out to Tacoma, WA and say hello! Booth #214! I'll also be a panelist/guest on the main stage as part of Jet City Live by SciFi Monkeys on Sunday at 12:20 PM. Ladies of Literature 2: She has the Power! With Authors Raven Oak (me), Stephanie Weippert, Crystal Connor, and Robin Hobb! Come join us! (SeeRead More...

Central City Comic Con Wrap-Up!

Central City Comic Con Wrap-Up!

October 25th, 2017

It's time for the Central City Comic Con Wrap-Up, which will include a LOT of pictures. (You can click on them to see them larger.) C4 was an interesting and small convention held in Yakima, WA, a place I had never visited before this convention. The convention itself was held in the Sundome on the Central City State Fair grounds, which was both good and bad.The Sundome was pretty and there was plenty of parking, but thereRead More...

Central City Comicon!

Central City Comicon!

October 20th, 2017

This weekend, October 21-22, I'll be at Central City Comicon in Yakima, WA with Books & Chains! Here are the details: WHEN: Saturday, 10 AM - 7 PM, and Sunday, 10 AM - 5 PM WHERE: Yakima Valley Sundome, 1301 S. Fair Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901 (View Map) WHAT: Vendors, special guests, panels, cosplay pub-crawl, and more! More details here: https://centralcitycomiccon.com/ Come find me and Books & Chains at booth 405! Read More...

Galaxaar Wrap-Up

Galaxaar Wrap-Up

October 15th, 2017

It's time for your Galaxaar Wrap-Up post! This was our first time at the Galaxaar Pop-Culture Marketplace, which this year was held in Issaquah, WA. From the get go, we had a bit of a rough time in that Jesikah was injured and we only had 2 hours to set up the booth (which normally takes us 5 hours). This was due to limitations by the community center and not the marketplace organizers. We brought spouses with usRead More...

Galaxaar!

Galaxaar!

October 13th, 2017

This Sunday, October 15th, I'll be at the Galaxaar Pop Culture Marketplace in Issaquah, WA with Books & Chains! Here are the details: WHEN: Sunday, 10/15, from 9 AM - 3 PM WHERE: Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah, WA 98027 (View Map) WHAT: From the website--"In our one-day marketplace, expect to find original pop culture arts & crafts, vintage goodies, with toys & modern collectables! Walk away with something old, something new, and something original." Over 50 vendors,Read More...

GeekGirlCon Wrap-Up

GeekGirlCon Wrap-Up

October 12th, 2017

As usual, GeekGirlCon was a blast! It was unusual sitting on the vendor's side of things rather than spending my convention gaming or attending shows. I was a panelist at GGC this year as well, which was loads of fun as well. Speaking of loads... This is all of our gear for our booth as we set out on Friday afternoon for set up. This is me about to unload the vehicle with Jesikah and Elise. CanRead More...

Jet City Comic Show Schedule

Jet City Comic Show Schedule

October 6th, 2017

I'll be vending at Jet City Comic Show with Books & Chains November 4-5, 2017 in Tacoma, WA. Booth #214! I'll also be a panelist/guest on the main stage as part of Jet City Live by SciFi Monkeys on Sunday at 12:20 PM. Ladies of Literature 2: She has the Power! With Authors Raven Oak (me), Stephanie Weippert, Crystal Connor, and Robin Hobb! Come join us! (See the full Jet City Live schedule here: http://www.jetcitycomicshow.com/index.phpjet-city-live )Read More...

GeekGirlCon Schedule

GeekGirlCon Schedule

September 26th, 2017

If you're Seattle local and heading out to GeekGirlCon this weekend, I'll be there as both a vendor and panelist. Come stop by Books & Chains' booth, I-117, and say hello! My panelist schedule is below the map as well. My Panelist Schedule: SATURDAY 4:00-5:00 PM -- Meet & Geek: A Networking Event for Mavens-in-the-Making Hermoine Room -- Meet mentors and others wanting to break into geeky career pathways at this interactive meetup hosted by Sonia Michaels and AlexandraRead More...

Rose City Comic Con Wrap-Up

Rose City Comic Con Wrap-Up

September 12th, 2017

Per usual, this post will be image heavy. Fair warning! After five days in Portland, it is so good to be home! You know you're loved when your kitties race to greet you at the door. <3 Rose City Comic Con 2017 was a great convention and not just because Books & Chains did well. The vendors around us were nice, the cosplay was amazing, the guests were varied and awesome choice-wise, and the convention centerRead More...

Rose City Comicon!

Rose City Comicon!

September 6th, 2017

If you're heading to Rose City Comicon in Portland this weekend (Friday, 9/8, through Sunday, 9/10), I'll be there with Books & Chains in the dealer's hall, Booth 949. Come out and get a swag bag of goodies, check out our books, and the amazing chainmaille jewelry! Hope to see you there!Read More...

Reddit AMA!

Reddit AMA!

August 24th, 2017

If you're a Redditor, some of the folks from the Last Cities of Earth project (including me!) are over in /r/scifi doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) TODAY from 10 AM - 6 PM PST. Click HERE to come ask us anything! Direct link: https://redd.it/6vet30Read More...