Yet Another Con

  Last weekend, I attended my second convention of the summer. Oh my heart, Fourth Street Fantasy replenishes me. The programming is writing-angled, but very meta. There’s tips and best practices in some of the discussion, but for the most part it’s “let’s unpack a subject and teach ourselves to ask enough of the right…

Con Lessons

Every RT I come home with some epiphany. Sometimes it’s a broad sweeping lesson I can apply to my writing in general. Sometimes I realize the conflict in my almost-finished-draft of my WIP is completely jacked and I need to make major revisions to rewrite the first twenty-three chapters. And those twenty-three chapters have taken me nearly…

How to: Con Tips for Introverts

Playing off Laurel’s post from last week, I want to talk about cons. Specifically, ‘How to Con for Introverts’. As the precious, precious unicorns of writing (snortlaugh) we have certain requirements for socializing. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. This applies to introvert AND extroverts. This is maybe the most important tip on the list – you won’t…