Going to a Con? Let us know.

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  1. CarlAlves

    CarlAlves Carl Alves

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    I'll be heading to the World Horror Convention in Salt Lake City in March.
    Carl Alves
     
  2. Jon Sprunk

    Jon Sprunk Book of the Black Earth

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    I'll be a guest at the following conventions in 2012:

    Balticon (May 25-28)
    Confluence (July 27-29)
    DragonCon (Aug 31-Sep 3)
     
  3. kahnovitch

    kahnovitch Kiss my axe!

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    Going to the Londonsupercomicon later this month..

    http://www.londonsupercomicconvention.com/

    Stan "The Man" Lee is going to be there along with one of my fav artists ever, Simon Bisley (my avatar is from his work).

    WIll be attending the Milton Keynes comicon in June. Guests include Nichelle Nichols, Brian Blessed, Jason Momoa and Richard Kiel.

    http://www.collectormania.com/miltonkeynes/

    There 's one in Peterborough in the next week. Lots of Who/Torchwood and Voyager guests.

    http://www.trebleaceevents.co.uk/events/the-greatest-show-in-the-galaxy/guests.html
     
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  4. E_Moon

    E_Moon Registered User

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    Convention Schedule 2012

    Convention schedule 2012

    A-Kon, Dallas TX June 1-3

    ArmadilloCon, Austin TX July 27-29

    WorldCon, Chicago, IL August 30-Sept 3
     
  5. Spears&Buckler

    Spears&Buckler MJ Dusseault

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    I was thinking of going to New York Comic Con this year. I'm not really into comics though. I'm more into fantasy literature and Sci-fi/fantasy TV and movie type stuff. Has anyone been to this con before and if so would someone like me get much out of it? Thanks!
     
  6. Loerwyn

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    The Comic Cons do have a comic focus, but there should be plenty enough for a TV and movie fan. As for lit? I believe some publishers attend but it's often less for original works and more for tie-in pieces.

    But you should get a good idea of it from their website.
     
  7. Rob B

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    I will likely visit NY Comic-Con for a day, at least.

    Also, not specifically a convention but rather a fan meet up in NYC:

    Tor.com Meet up August 2nd
     
  8. Hobbit

    Hobbit Administrator Staff Member

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    On panels tomorrow at EDGE:Lit.

    With Sarah Pinborough, Graham Joyce, Christopher Fowler, Adrian Tchaikovsky, MD Lachlan, Anne Lyle and others.

    A little nervous, but I am looking forward to it!

    Mark
     
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  9. Loerwyn

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    Best of luck, Mark. Hope it goes well :D
     
  10. Hobbit

    Hobbit Administrator Staff Member

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    Thanks, Kat.

    Will report back, once its over...

    Mark
     
  11. Holbrook

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    So will I.:D

    Promise I won't pull faces at you, Hobbit...;)
     
  12. Spears&Buckler

    Spears&Buckler MJ Dusseault

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    Which day, do you think? If I decide to go I'd probably try to go on that same day. If I don't get anything else out of it at least I might be able meet you face to face.

    Not in a stalker way though, I promise!
     
  13. Rob B

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    Most likely Saturday, Spears though it is a few months away and outside of Anne Rice as Literary Guest of Honor, not sure what other pro-writers are attending.
     
  14. Spears&Buckler

    Spears&Buckler MJ Dusseault

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    Hmm Anne Rice huh? Not much of a draw for me. We'll see.
     
  15. kmtolan

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    Armadillo Con here in Austin for the first time in years.

    Kerry
     
  16. Jon Sprunk

    Jon Sprunk Book of the Black Earth

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    Hey everyone,

    I'll be at Confluence (Pittsburgh, PA) this coming weekend (JUly 27-29) and then Dragon*Con Aug 31-Sept 2.
     
  17. E_Moon

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    Yay. ArmadilloCon, only two days away (er...less now.)
     
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    Heading to GenCon in Indianapolis, August 16-19. Brandon Sanderson, Michael Stackpole, and other writers will be there, along with a couple dozen thousand or so tabletop and role-playing gamers. :)
     
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    Nicolas Intrigued diletante

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    Very tempted as well, it's in Brighton, by the sea, a brilliant location, the venue looks superb and the current list of attendees is rife with literary awesomness.

    I shall personally hunt down Robert Silverberg in order to shake his hand and tell him how much I enjoy his work:D