It’s getting close to that time when my favourite annual conference happens! I’ll be doing a reading and will sit on two panels this year at The Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature, also known as Can-Con. Their 2018 schedule looks really interesting, too! Can-Con 2018 will be held from October 12-14, … More I’ll be at Can-Con 2018!
It’s Monday morning, and Can-Con 2017 is over. I MADE IT, I MADE IT! WHOOOPIEEEE! Oh, let me explain. The one thing I really wanted to do no matter what was attend Can-Con this year. I’ve had a wonderful 12 months of networking with amazing authors, many of whom are now friends, and I knew … More #CanConCold2017, but still, I had a blast!
When a story stays in my head days after I’ve read it or has a major impact on me, it goes on my reviews list. Su Sokol‘s Cycling to Asylum is one of those books that will remain with me a good while. In Asylum we meet Laek, a married school teacher and father of two with a … More Cycling to Asylum: A Plausible Future?
Holy stars, as Xax the Draga warrior would say in my book. It has been less than one year since I lost my virginity at Ottawa PopExpo, my first-ever con of any kind. That’s when I cosplayed as a fashionista dalek, got lost, and met Caroline Fréchette and Madona Skaff-Koren from Renaissance Press. Caroline had shouted, “Hey, I … More I lost my second (or third) virginity at Can*Con 2016!