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It is time, you tell yourself, to attend a writers’ conference—or maybe a convention—or what about that expo you have heard about? But you pause. You wonder if it is worth all of the expense. You wonder if there aren’t other conferences you should go to instead. Join the Write Pack as they explore how to discover where to go, what to expect, and what to do at these events.
In this episode we discuss:
Writers’ Digest Writers Conference
Saint Louis Writers Guild
Writers in the Park (a free writers’ conference in St Louis in August)
Missouri Writer’s Conference
Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference
Finding agents at conferences
How to choose a conference
What to do at a conference
Sociability at a conference
Promoting your book at a conference
Lit in the Lou
Brooklyn Book Festival
The three stages of going to a conference, convention, and expo
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In this episode Kaiser Studio is going to talk about the pros and cons of conventions. We are also going to talk about which conventions are better than others and what is going to make for a better convention.
If you are interested in comics, toys and animation conventions then the information in this episode will be helpful.
We are going to be talking from HeroesCon in North Carolina.
Joins us and find out what conventions could be best for you.
Join VIolet Van Doren, Amy Russell & I Huggy. Welcome to our very last Texas Frightmare inspired podcast, as we welcome a few guests on to discuss the battle of the conventions. Texas vs Chiller. We welcome opinions, and we want to know what certain cons have going for them, and what they don't.
It is an honest, comparison, no biases, favoritism, or bs involved as we finish up the convention (at least with Texas) talk.
Join THE MARK as the speak with 3 of DRAGON CON's brightest leaders; Co-Chair RACHEL REEVES, Senior Director of Programming REGINA KIRBY, Director of Concourse Music, CLYDE GILBERT. Art Show Director JOHN PARISE, Parade Director JAN PRICE and DC Office guru TONY GOWELL.
Dragon Con is a multigenre convention which takes place annually in Atlanta, Georgia. The convention draws attendance of 57,000, features hundreds of guests and encompasses several hotels in downtown Atlanta.
Dragon Con comprises approximately 3500 hours of panels, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops, with over 30 specialized programming tracks that include writing, alternate history, art, anime, gaming, Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, comic books, costuming, space, science, online media, independent film, podcasting, Asian cinema and culture, robotics, filk, scientific skepticism, Star Trek, Star Wars, Stargate, X-Files, Joss Whedon creations, apocalyptic themes, Anne McCaffrey's Pern, Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, British and American SF television, dark fantasy, the Dragon Con Independent Short Film Festival, and general programming.
From its origin, music has also been a significant feature of Dragon Con, with performances by groups and artists such as Blue Öyster Cult, The Crüxshadows, Celldweller, Ego Likeness, Black Tape for a Blue Girl, Bella Morte, Chick Corea, Edgar Winter, Emerald Rose, Ghost of the Robot, Godhead, Iced Earth, Voltaire, Jefferson Starship, The Misfits, GWAR, The Bloodhound Gang, Spock's Beard, and Mindless Self Indulgence.
In 2002, Dragon*Con began hosting a parade through downtown Atlanta and featured thousands of costumed participants.
On this episode of The Glenda Ramos Radio Show, Glenda discusses 3 events that she attended and worked as a tradeshow/convention model this June in Las Vegas, Nevada. Three of them are Light Fair International, Licensing Expo, and International Beauty Show. For details about these events, please visit the following websites:
Tonight we talk about upcoming movie conventions that are going to be happening in 2014 and about some of the amazing talent that is going to be there.
We talk about our own personal experiences of course, as we revisit some of these classic actors, and of course some of the classic movies they have been in.
Join us as we talk for about 40 minutes (and counting) about some of the can't-miss actors appearing at a convention near you, and soon!
I am a veteran convention attendee and have attended, spoken at or participated in countless conventions and conferences since my early 20s. Now 40 years later, they still hold great fascination and value for me. This summer alone I have attended 4 conventions, with #5 coming up next week.
On today’s show I’ll share an 11 step strategy on making conventions, conferences and trade shows work for you. You’ll learn how to NOT get overwhelmed, how to manage your expectations and how to use each experience to gain new clients, new projects, new friends or close that promising business deal.
Get out your pen and paper and let’s get to work on maximizing your next convention experience.
Entering the Star Chamber Show this Wednesday at 9pm EST. in the approach to Imaginarium 2014 are two of the guests to be appearing there! Authors Christopher Kokoski and Anderson O'Donnell will both be dropping by for a visit with our group of hosts!
And now for a little about each of them!
About Christopher: Christopher is a writer, speaker, national trainer, Christian, husband and father. He has presented at local and national conferences on a wide spectrum of topics including communication, public speaking, body language, cultural sensitivity, storytelling, behavioral change and influence.
He is the author of the standalone paranormal thriller, Dark Halo, the Past Lives novel series, the short story Drown published in the collection Man-Made Troubles and the forthcoming, Not By the Hair of My Chinny Chin Chin, which will be published in the collection, Imagination Reimagined in April 2014. The sequel in the Past Lives series is due out in 2014.
About Anderson: Obsessed with Dystopian/noir fiction, the Clash, and his two sons, Anderson O’Donnell holds an undergraduate degree in English from the College of the Holy Cross. He has studied creative writing extensively with biopunk genre master Jack O’Connell and poet Robert Cording, whose work influenced Kingdom’s high/low culture dynamic. Anderson lives in Collinsville, CT, with his family.
So join us this Wednesday at 9pm EST to meet not just one, but two fantastic authors!
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Tonight's Guest List:
9:45 Jason Piper
In this episode, Emi interviews the roundtable group of Founders and Committee Members of the Grand Brony Gala, a 3-day convention located in Tampa, FL organized by and targeted for fans of the animated TV series "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic". The first annual "The Grand Brony Gala" took place on June 29, 2013 in Tampa, FL, and raised over $2,000 to benefit All Children's Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network. With a portion of all ticket sales, donation drives, and charity auctions, the Grand Brony Gala is dedicated in giving back to the community, as well as providing a fun and memorable convention for its attendees.
It's "Wacky Wednesday!" and I'm back from In-CON-Ceivable, the Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Cosplay show last weekend in the Springfield, Massachusetts area. I had a blast but I'm glad to be back in the studio for tonight's show. Join me as I welcome actor, stuntman and Hollywood ghost hunter, Rick McCallum to "The Wacky World of Sal Lizard"
I'm Sal Lizard. I am an actor, an author, a media personality, a comedian, and a professional Santa. I have traveled over a good portion of the planet, and have had a myriad of interesting jobs. I consider myself a Renaissance man -- a philosopher and a fool, a poet and a pirate, a scholar and a scoundrel, a life-long adventurer and a lover of women and animals.
Join me weekly. as I introduce some of the wacky and interesting people that I've met on the Inernet, on film sets. at horror conventions or through chance meetings in my day-to-day activities.
Note: The Wacky World of Sal Lizard is a weekly unscripted, unrehearsed, and uncensored entertainment show presented through the BlogTalkRadio network. Due to language used and content of an adult nature,it is not generally appropriate for all audiences. Callers are recorded and the recordings are available in the show archives. Callers may receive cash and merchandise prizes for their participation in the show or its contests.