How to Run a Great Convention

This last weekend I was at MSP SpringCon at the Minn State Fair Grandstand. After my fun time at that event, and the large efforts put forth by the organizers, it occurred to me some great things some conventions do to make for a wonderful event. Let’s discuss!   But first, be aware that there are conventions out there trying to make these events ultra-profitable and big business, even if they...

Posted:26thMay, 2019

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End of the year Thanks and planning for 2019

The U.S.A.’s season of Thanksgiving has arrived, even though this post comes a few days afterward. In fact, I’m writing this on my 47th birthday! It’s a time to reflect on the accomplishments and blessings of the past year. Also, I have news of 2019. First of all, notice how the Dhea Loral logo includes a cornucopia? It very much resembles an old Thanksgiving table. This represents...

Posted:28thNov, 2018

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Appearing at Marscon, March 2-4

Hey local Minnesotans, you’re coming to Marscon, right? Marscon is an exciting science fiction convention here in the Twin Cities. This will be my first booth appearance at a local convention. (Last year I went to a convention on Alabama!) Robots, Rayguns & Rockets The 3 R’s of Sci-Fi March 2-4, 2018 Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Airport/Mall of America 3800 American Blvd. E. Bloomington,...

Posted:5thFeb, 2018

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Pilgrims with Blades Release in Sight! (Sample Available)

Pilgrims with Blades: A01 Pressed into Service is on the verge of its October 2017 release! I will have copies of this book when I show up at QuestCon in Mobile, Alabama, during the Oct 20-22 event. Beyond that, I’m working to line up author release parties at a few local bookstores. (Local meaning the Twin Cities of Minnesota or western Wisconsin.) I might even have another release at a local...

Posted:15thSep, 2017

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