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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
You can find the Write Pack on Facebook, Twitter, Blog Talk Radio, and iTunes.
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.
Is an article V amendments convention a way for the states to reign in an errant federal government, or is fedgov itself an integrel part of the process?
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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.
Nite Callers Bigfoot Radio is continuing the North American Sasquatch Researcher series tonight with special guest Joedy Cook. Joedy Cook
is one of the most active bigfoot researchers in the State of Ohio. Originally, he was a member of the Cincinnati UFO research group A.S.K. but realized that his interests were more in the field of cryptozoology. Joedy has been studying the bigfoot phenomenon since 1991 and is the author of several books; Bigfoot in Ohio, Legend of the Grassman, Bigfoot Encounters in Ohio: Quest for the Grassman, Traces of the Grassman: the Hunt for the Ohio Bigfoot, The Beginner’s Guide to Bigfoot Research, Cryptid Ohio, Winged Entity Casebook, Humanoid Encounters: Books 1 & 2, Werewolves: Myths & Legends, Ohio Dogman :Werewolf encounters in the northeast.Zombies: What You Need to Know or You’ll Die, and Zombie Survival Guide. He founded the Cryptid Seekers with Dina Palazini and Esteban Sarmiento, as well as the Ohio Center for Bigfoot Studies. He is the editor of Cryptid Seekers Magazine. Joedy is a member of the American Bigfoot Society. Joedy has appeared on several television programs, which discuss large primates in North America, including the History Channel’s Monsterquest, SyFy Channel’s Sightings & Encounters and The Learning Channel’s Top Ten Mysteries of the World. Destination america's Monsters and mysteries in america' Ohio Grassman, Ohio Melonheads and Devil dogs.Today, Joedy lives in Cincinnati and can be seen giving presentations at paranormal and cryptid conventions across the state and Canada.
Join me and my guest, Canadian model and hot tatooed beauty, Carly Marie as we chat about her life and our time together at Shock-Stock in London Ontario. This gal would make those Canadian winters enjoyable!
About me and my show: 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.
That's right, it's the return of the the very First Official Kickoff/Wrap-up show of 2000 whatever and have we got a ton of whatever in store for you. The best and worst of the year past and the year to come. A round table debate on the War on Cosplay and where we stand and we wonder after you listen, will you stand in the same place. Plus, with our full compliment of hosts, minus one, we will also give you the dates for some of the biggest conventions not only on the east coast but some of the uber sexy ones on the west as well.
So what are you waiting for? You know that those trousers are a bit too tight, don't ya? Then kick them off, sit down on the Setti, grab a handful of your favorite (insert word here) and get ready, cause the Wolfs Den is coming at you full speed ahead for the 2015!!!
This on demand audio series is a part of the Executive Girlfriends Group Vignette Series. Chicke Fitzgerald interviews Peter Shankman. The original live interview was 1/20/15.
Marketing and PR expert Peter Shankman has been working with the biggest companies in the world to create what he calls “Zombie Loyalists,” fervent fans that help companies massively increase their customer base, brand awareness, and most importantly, revenue. After all, why should you have to tell the world how amazing you are if you can have your existing customers do it for you? Imagine an army of customers who will do your public relations, marketing and advertising, without being asked, each and every time they give you their money. These are Zombie Loyalists. They are ready to buy what you sell, respond to your email offers and demand that their friends to do the same.
A proud Boston University graduate, Peter started his career at America Online as a Senior News Editor, helping found the AOL Newsroom and spearheading coverage of the Democratic and Republican 1996 conventions, which marked the first time an online news service covered any major political event.
His websites are http://shankman.com/
To order his book click HERE
For more information about the Executive Girlfriends' Group see: http://www.executivegirlfriendsgroup.com
Mike Zisa received his Master's degree in Mathematics Education from The City College of New York and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. After 5 ½ years as a high school Mathematics teacher, Mike had a rewarding career as a Senior Financial Analyst at Bank of America. He was also a Financial Advisor for 4 years at Merrill Lynch in Princeton, NJ before joining Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. as an independent Financial Advisor.
Mike recently published a book through Amazon.com titled 'The Early Investor-How Teens & Young Adults Can Become Wealthy', has written financial literacy articles for various publications, and has been a keynote financial literacy speaker at numerous conventions. He also owns and manages BecomeAnEarlyInvestor.com. His hobbies include playing the guitar, exercising, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
To Learn More: http://BecomeAnEarlyInvestor.com
To Order His New Book: http://www.amazon.com/Early-Investor-Adults-Become-Wealthy/dp/1492105007/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1420054018&sr=8-1&keywords=the+early+investor
URBAN DICTIONARY Turn Up
1) Getting loose, being wild and potentially engaging in sexual activity with members of the opposite gender (or the same gender if thats what you're in to)
2) Acting crazy due to consumption of large amounts of alcohol, marijuana, molly or other drugs
It can be used as a noun where it is spelled "turnt up" instead of "turned up" as grammatical conventions would suggest. Turnt up is used to described the state of being wild and crazy like someone would be at a party.