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Thanks to +Brian Patterson (design), +Brian Luk (VFF logo), +Gwyneth Ravenscraft (World of Calliome graphic), and Lily Wang (minotaur art), I now have a KICKASS vertical banner proclaming my presence for all conventions at which I will be exhibiting.

Look for me at ConQuesT in Kansas City this Memorial Day and at Gen Con in July.
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Looking forward to meeting you at ConQuesT.
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The second volume of Sojourn: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction is now available!

It's even bigger than the first Sojourn, and I have another Seven Galaxies story in it. Since this anthology's theme was "Winter," now is the perfect time to take a sojourn!
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Who has two thumbs and was voted 3rd place for Nuvo's Readers' Choice 2014 Best of Indy Best Local Author?

This guy! There's no shame in losing to John Green. I see this not so much as a victory for me, but as a victory for genre fiction!
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I will have copies of all five of my novels, and possibly a limited number of the Sojourn anthology in which I have a short story.
Hope to see you there!
Book Signing at Breadloaf Bookshop
Sat, August 2, 2014, 1:00 PM
Lake Geneva, WI

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But I will check Amazon for a Kindle version...
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If you missed my book signing in Bloomington, I will be having another one on Friday, December 13th, 2013.

From 6PM to closing, come join me at Half-Price Books at Clearwater Village in Indianapolis. I'll have copies of all four of my books and will be happy to personalize them for you or anyone you'd like to give them to as gifts.
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Having been in the Dealer Hall from open to close this year manning my table on Author's Avenue, I'm not sure I can get behind the idea of extending the hours even more. It's hard enough to break away and potentially miss sales every time I had to get food or go to the rest room. For a big vendor, like Paizo or Fantasy Flight, extended hours wouldn't be a problem. For someone with one or two people, it would be murder. I was already too tired to do ANYTHING after hours. My wife (who is disabled) would die (or at least be hospitalized) if she had to be in there any longer than she was. I never got the chance to actually walk the Dealer Hall and talk to the publishers (which is kind of important to me in my capacity as ENnie Awards Submissions Coordinator), and I missed out on a lot of things in there because I couldn't walk around. I also didn't get to play any games. So a big NO from me to extending the Dealer Hall hours.

I'm with you on the credit card thing, though. I had cash, but I don't like having cash for every transaction, especially the ones that are big ticket items.
Popping in some thoughts on Gen Con 2013 that I'll try to break into chunks that are related to one another. +Mark CMG snagged some photos of the dealer's hall and I joked that it was more like a flea market. Only I wasn't re...
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A lot of vendors at Gen Con use Square. There's NO  reason the ones who were taking only cash couldn't unless their budgets were so shoestring they couldn't get a smartphone.
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We are the mediocre presidents.
You won't find our faces on dollars or on cents!
There's Taylor, there's Tyler,
There's Fillmore and there's Hayes.
There's William Henry Harrison,
Harrison: I died in thirty days!
All: We... are... the...
Adequate, forgettable,
Occasionally regrettable
Caretaker presidents of the U-S-A!

Happy President's Day!
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I totally stole it from The Simpsons.
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I decided it was time to get a logo professionally designed so I can start using it on marketing materials and on my publications. Thanks to +Brian Luk for his great work!
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Who did it? Oops, perhaps if I read the full post.
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When you ask someone to complete a task and you give them an example to follow, is it too much to ask that they do the job properly?
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Amusingly, even G+ automatically removed that double space.
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Need a signal boost! A member of the #dnd community's son has gone missing in Queens/NYC Please spread the word. 
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Ok. To be honest, what  linked to I found on Reddit, which I don't 'assume' is always right. but it seemed to follow.
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You see this bookshelf? The one with four of my titles facing out? That's in the Breadloaf Book Shop in Lake Geneva, WI. They carry my books now!
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The store has a lot of really good finds. He acquired an 1896 edition of The Three Musketeers for us while we were there.
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One of my books is in this bundle. It's for a good cause!
 
DriveThruFiction.com has partnered with over 30 publishers to offer a $20 charity bundle of eBooks. Proceeds of the Read and Feed America charity bundle, which has a retail value of over $150, will be donated to the nationally-recognized Feeding America organization.

Participating publishers include White Wolf, Margaret Weis Productions, Catalyst Game Labs, FR Press, Galileo Games, Ultraviolet Books, Evil Hat Productions, and more!

This Bundle will only be available through Sunday October 20th, so donate today!
Read and Feed America 2013 [BUNDLE] - DriveThruFiction.com has partnered with over 30 publishers to offer a $20 charity bundle of eBooks. Proceeds of the Read
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Nice. That's a HUGE bundle.
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Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and YA Author; Gamer; Foodie; All-Around Geek -- ENnie Award Submissions Coordinator
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I'm happily married, living in Central Indiana and am working publishing my writing (fantasy, sci-fi, and YA) when I'm not working my day job.

Feel free to send me a message letting me know which circle you'd like to be in, and if I can, I'll accommodate your request. I have circles for fellow authors, YA authors, Gamers, Foodies, and fans of my work (in case you only want updates for my fiction and not all the other miscellaneous crap I might post about), etc.
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