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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Follow-up Marscon, Ready for MSP Spring Con!

Follow-Up Marscon   Last weekend was my second appearance at Marscon. The snow proved to be a major factor, as it hit hard Friday and cut down on the crowds who might’ve attended. It also forced me to stay Friday night at the hotel, which meant I wouldn’t be making a profit from the convention. On the other hand, I did make use of attending some writer panels that gave me ideas. Also,...

Posted:7thMar, 2019

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Two Appearances Soon, Con of the North and Marscon (Feb and March)

I’ve been hard at work arranging plans for my book signings for 2019. A couple of those dates have been confirmed and are approaching fast! If you are near the Twin Cities, Minnesota, and you love big conventions, I hope to see you at either of these events. Be sure to pick up an autographed book from me if you can. If not, at least pass on this notice to your social media. If there are people...

Posted:15thDec, 2018

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One week until my Marscon signing!

Just one week remaining until Marscon! This will be my first trip there as a vendor, signing my books. Typically, authors are lined up in the hall outside the Dealer’s Room, near the panel rooms. I’ll be there with all of my books for fans to peruse and buy! I’m on the guests of honor page…near the bottom: https://marscon.org/2018/goh.php Stop by if you’re local. Marscon...

Posted:24thFeb, 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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