Gaming with Strangers (Deep South Con 50)

I’d just come from a panel and I was making my way to the autograph table to see which authors had signed up for a time slot. A woman stood in the middle of the walkway with the top of a game box in her hand. “Want to play a game of Munchkin?” she askedContinue reading “Gaming with Strangers (Deep South Con 50)”

Deep South Con 50: Novel Workshop

Deep South Con 50 didn’t officially start until Friday, but for myself and my fellow novel workshop participants, our convention experience started Thursday night with a lecture by editor Lou Anders of Pyr Books.  Lou’s talk, “Using a Character-Based Screenwriting Formula for Novel Writing,” was fantastic. I had listened to his talk about using screenwritingContinue reading “Deep South Con 50: Novel Workshop”

Deep South Con 50: Anticipation!

This weekend is Deep South Con 50. This convention is held in a different location in the south each year. This year, it is returning to Huntsville, where the first Deep South Con was held. I’m already very impressed with the organization and promotion of this convention. They’ve got an active Facebook page, a beautifulContinue reading “Deep South Con 50: Anticipation!”