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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.
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It's Sunday again. The end of the week. But what's a better way to spend it than with your two favorite ladies PhoenixFire and Dephi?! PhoenixFire is back from Seattle and PAX Prime, has recovered from her PAX plague and wants to talk about the festivities of last weekend. We will also be looking towards next weekend when we attend the Boston Festival of Indie Games. Tune in! Call in! Enjoy our ramblings!
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!
So, Sailor Moon Crystal & SAO II aired today, Zoisite is probably dead, Death Gun's identity is revealed & we'll also be discussing conventions as a couple of my co-hosts might be headed to Anime Weekend Atlanta next weekend.
Those spoilers aside, tune in tonight or call in! We'll probably have quite a few things to talk about tonight.
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This week on the Paranormal Party with the Conner Sisters, see what shenanigans the sisters got into at Scarefest this past weekend! Which celebrities did they meet? Who did they party the night with, and did they make it home alive? All this plus we have a guest stopping by to share their experiences at Scarefest as well! Melissa from Mystic Paranormal! You don't want to miss the Paranormal Party! Tune in and hold on for this great show!
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Hmm.. not too many know about this film, Dracula's Daughter, from 1936.. including your Mysterious host, Miss X ! So tune in to hear a l'il few clips from this film, which includes Marguerite Churchill in the cast.
We will also update you on some of the movie monster conventions coming up for the beloved season of Halloween.
And remember, Night owls; this show can only be heard in... the dark!
In this SURPRISE episode, Emi talks o solo mio about the different stories gracing the headlines this week! He delves in deep Haggis talking about the defeat of the Scottish Independence Movement, the ever-declining persona and image of the NFL, as well as many updates of the Comic Book World, both in Print AND on Film! There MIGHT even be time for a surprise replay of an old interview!
Tonight, on "Convention Buzz", let's talk about the Scare-A-Con that I attended last weekend in Verona, NY and ScareFest that happened concurrently in Lexington, KY. If you attended either of these shows, we'd like to hear about your experiences and what you liked or disliked. Of course, you're also welcomed to speak of any other show, too.
Call in tonight beginning at 9:00 PM (Eastern) to be a part of the show. The call in number is (646) 668-8612.
About me and my show: I'm Sal Lizard. I am an actor and entertainer. And I often appear at conventions to meet fans and sign autographs. I've learned that there are good conventions and some that aren't so good. But that's my opinion and yours might be different. This radio program igive promoters, actors, and vendors, a chance to plug and "pimp" their events and everyone to discuss their convention experiences -- good or bad.
Note: Sal Lizard's "Convention Buzz" 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/or merchandise prizes for their participation in the show or its contests.