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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.
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.
CAROL AND RENE WELCOME CHARLES KACPROWICZ AND KELLI GORDON TO THE SHOW. As Founder and National Director of Citizen Initiatives, Charles & his Directors work to advance Article V "Single Issue" Amendment Conventions through State Legislatures, bypassing Congress, Courts and Executive Branch. He's been an Article V advocate for 41 years. Focusing the last 7 years to convene "Single Issue" Amendment Conventions to restore America's Constitutional Republic and heritage. Citizen Initiatives secures "Applications" from State Legislatures directing Congress to convene the Countermand Amendment Convention. Charles authored and published: 1) multiple position papers, 2) The Unborn Child Amendment 3) The Eleventh Nation, and 4) Reclaiming America through Single Issue Federal Conventions. He hosts a weekly radio broadcast http://newsninja2012.com/radiolive, and the guest speaker on hundreds of radio/TV shows & local/regional special events. He's lobbied Congress twice to override President Clinton's two vetoes of the Late Term Abortion Bill, and has received support from U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives & State Legislators. ?He's served in the Church as Preacher, Lay Pastor, Elder, Deacon, Teacher, Jail Ministry Director and Youth Director. Married to his first love for 49 years, with 2 sons and 7 grandchildren. A graduate of California State (Government/Political Science) & has 3 1/2 years of post graduate work at Loyola Law School & Moody Bible Extension Studies. A Veteran who served honorably in the U.S. Navy. http://www.countermandit.us
Kelli, a Texan and Patriot, has worked with Charles for 2 years. She supports the Militia defending our border & meets with the border Sheriffs and Public Servants reminding them of their Oath to the Constitution. http://kellidgordonlibertyblog.wordpress.com
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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Join me today I am speaking with the incomparable Mr. Simon T. Bailey. He is an Emerging Leader Expert. Listen as he shares tips on being a better leader and identifying like minded individuals to embrace as a part of your collaborative network.
Simon T. Bailey is a leadership catalyst, whose expertise equips emerging leaders with tips, tools and techniques on how to release potential in the world’s most important asset – people. He is the former leader of the world-renowned Disney Institute and founder of Brilliance Institute, Inc.
Meetings and Conventions magazine’s cited him as “One of the best keynote speakers ever heard or used,” putting him in the same category as Bill Gates, General Colin Powell and Tony Robbins.
Speaker Magazine cited him as one of the top twenty five “hot speakers” shaping the profession.
To listen in just call (917) 889.7881
My guest tonight, is the lovely Liz Peavy! I met Liz at the 2014 MonsterCon in Greenville, SC, where she let me get a picture of her holding my nuts! Liz is a model, an actress,, currently involved in a fan film project and a future event host in Charlotte, NC. Join us tonight for three hours of fun as we explore (my imagination runs wild, here) this bombshell!
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.
WELCOME to Independent Underground Radio LIVE - Michigan's Top Politico Program - Aired Monday and Wednesday from 11:00 - 1:00 PM ET.
Guest Stephen Boyle - Candidate for Michigan's 14 Congressional District for the Green Party will visit the program to discuss his candidacy along with what types of policies or intitiatives he would advocate for if elected November 4, 2014.
IURL's Regular Monthly Guest Matt Stannard, Director of Communications for Bank Act, will update our audience of the latest moves in the postal banking movement and where exactly does the USPS/Staples deal lie. Also Matt will discuss his thoughts of the militarization of our nation's police forces.
Now that Michigan's Democrat and Republican parties nomination conventions have confirmed their candidates for State Elected Offices, including the Governor, Lt. Gov. Sec. of State, Attorney General and Supreme Court positions, we will detail the races and what you need to know for the months ahead leading to November 4th.
Independent Underground Radio LIVE FEATURED FOUR YEAR ON BTR -Progressive Talk Radio- podcast based out of Ann Arbor covering Michigan and National Politics, breaking news and more. As Michigan's Top Politico podcast, IU Radio LIVE had over 200K podcast downloads in 2013 alone!
Host Monica RW is an owner/writer for the popular Independent Underground News website, media consultant for ROJS Media LLC, a experienced grassroots and elected local political leader, and brings her researched Independent opinions to the political issues of the day.
Call into the show with your thoughts and opinions at 347-934-0185 or tweet us @IUNewsTalk.
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