Tag Archives: Conventions

A Day in the Life of Comic Con International 2015

My plan had been to leave Pacoima early – by 5:30, ideally. That would have meant reaching San Diego before 8, and taking the trolley to the convention center, picking up my badge quickly and being on the spot when … Continue reading

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WonderCon 2015 Excursion

My first week back in Southern California just happened to fall before the 2015 WonderCon. I had registered for the con while I was still in Oregon, because I knew that I needed to get back into the swing of … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Portland Comic Con

I posted a full report about my trip to the Portland Comic Con on the¬†Creating Graphic Novels blog. It was a challenge to make the trip happen, but once it came together, I made the most of it. I stayed … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Excursion

Once again I’ve had to settle for a single day at Comic Con. But, even for a short excursion, I enjoy the trip. Of course, for a day-trip, it meant getting up very early in the day to make the … Continue reading

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WonderCon 2014

The convention fell on Easter weekend this year, which led to me deciding to skip the Sunday activities. There didn’t seem much on the schedule for that day that I was willing to make the trek down to Anaheim for, … Continue reading

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Friday At WonderCon 2013

I drove down early in order to get into a good parking spot. As it happened, I did get a good spot near the building, right beside a set of stairs. The unfortunate part was that it was nowhere near … Continue reading

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After the Busy Weekend

Last Friday, I spent most of the day at the Loews Hollywood Hotel helping man the GLAWS (Greater Los Angeles Writers Society) booth at the Writers Digets West Conference. Actually, the ballroom the exhibit hall was in was not in … Continue reading

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A Busy Weekend

On Friday this week, I’ll be helping at the GLAWS booth at the Writers Digest Convention being held at the Loew’s in Hollywood. It will be interesting to observe the goings-on. On Saturday, in the afternoon the GLAWS Special Speaker … Continue reading

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Getting To Mythcon

Because this has been a very tough year for me all around, I fully expected that I would not be attending Mythcon, in spite of the fact that it was relatively near, in Berkeley. I just couldn’t afford it, not … Continue reading

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How the Writers Conference Went

The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference was held July 20 through 22, 2012 at the Los Angeles Valley College. It was the first year for the conference, and generally speaking it went off pretty well. I attended as a speaker, … Continue reading

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