Category Archives: Conferences

Brienne of Tarth, Gwendoline Christie, and Me

I’ve been struggling with how to write all of this down for right on 2 months now. 2018 was a huge year for me in terms of fandom. I met not one, not two, but EIGHT of my online friends … Continue reading

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Ruminations on My 30th Trip Around the Sun

Summer is in full swing and my life has been full. I turned 30 yesterday. I am getting a niece at the end of this month. I’ve spent my days working, gaming, listening to podcasts and audio books, and preparing … Continue reading

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An Interview with Thirty Seven Stars Crochet

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Laura Stubbs, the mastermind behind Thirty Seven Stars Crochet, at ConCarolinas. I fell in love with Laura’s beautiful and fun nerd-themed crochet work and asked her for an interview. Laura … Continue reading

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Mid-week Link Round-up

It’s been a full week after a full weekend, so here’s a simple list of some of the places you can find my recent writing, as well as fun happenings around the World Wide Interwebz.  Where to Find My Writing … Continue reading

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Writing Encouragement From John Scalzi

While at ConCarolinas last weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting science fiction author, John Scalzi. Mr. Scalzi was incredibly kind and spoke freely of his writing process and his experience with publication. It was particularly encouraging to me as a writer. … Continue reading

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Mid-year Update

It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through 2015! Where did the time go? I’ve been busy working, finishing class, traveling, and working on my 5 nerdy goals for the year. Here’s where I am so far in my … Continue reading

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Rockport Write-Up: My Adventures at the Northern Shores Writer’s Retreat

Today’s post is my long awaited write-up on The Northern Shore’s Writer’s Retreat I attended in January.  I’ve found that in many cases, it takes me almost a month to truly process everything that happens in a retreat, so I … Continue reading

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Longing for Home

Today I am experiencing a deep longing.  Two weekends ago, I went on a writer’s retreat in Rockport, Massachusetts (blog post forthcoming) with my Hutchmoot pals, Jen and Chris. The retreat was excellent and was very helpful for me as … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – UNC-Charlotte Potter Watch Conference 2013

The Future of Harry Potter the 2013 PotterWatch Conference at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte April 6, 2013 Charlotte, NC The Harry Potter series has been translated into more than 60 languages, inspired a multi-million dollar theme park, … Continue reading

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Hutchmoot 2012: You Are Not Alone

I returned home a few weeks ago from Hutchmoot.  The long weekend was exactly what my dry and thirsty soul needed.  Being reunited with friends from last year, new friends we’d only previously met online, and being immersed in a … Continue reading

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