First of all, thanks to all of you who made the Haunted launch a success--friends, family, old friends and new, the staff of the Tattered Cover. You are all great and I appreciate you more than I can say. To those of you who don't follow me on Facebook, I need to share this little token from my critique group. I'm sure you who can guess who picked it out!
Anna has her gun, I have mine!!
I'm putting the blog up early (or rather late, it's about 11 PM on Wednesday night) because tomorrow I'll be on the road to DragonCon in Atlanta. If you're going, here's my schedule--be sure to look me up!
Title: The Good, the Bad and the Undead
Description: The never-ending appeal of vampires
Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: Centennial I - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Title: Vampires, Demons and Werewolves--Oh, My!
Description: Paranormal fiction, urban fantasy etc.
Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Title: Heroism and Sacrifice
Description: What's worth facing the forces of darkness for?
Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: Embassy A-B - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Title: You Are What You Fight
Description: How heroes identify (or not) with their monstrous foes
Time: Sat 07:00 pm Location: Embassy C - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Title: Short and Not So Sweet Stories
Description: Help for short story writers from the pros.
Time: Sun 07:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Title: The Perfect Blend: Genre Mixing in Urban Fantasy
Description: Urban fantasy has been romantic, mysterious, magical. What makes the perfect blend?
Time: Mon 11:30 am Location: Fairlie - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
It's an interesting, varied tract and I'm pleased to be included. I'm also looking forward to spending time with pals Carol Malcolm and Derek Tatum and visiting with my special GA fan, Ron Marlar. And Ron, I have some swag for you!
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But enough about me. I have a couple of fun things, too. Colorado made another list--this time it's the Forbe's ugliest mansion list. I always thought the sleeper house kind of cool...
Loved this, too: On what today would have been Bradbury’s 92nd birthday, said Michael Meyer, NASA’s lead scientists for the Mars Exploration Program, “In his honor, we declared the place that Curiosity touched down to be forever known as Bradbury Landing.” Meyer’s announcement was followed by applause for Bradbury, as requested by Pete Theisinger, Curiosity’s project manager.
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Okay--I'm off to bed. See you all next week? Or maybe at D*Con?