What About Fall?

Living in a northern city, I can appreciate the trepidation that arrives with the changing of the leaves. It seems it’s either feast or famine for us thanks to the joys of climate change. We will get summer a little later and then we get a few days where it’s warm and makes you think… Continue reading What About Fall?

The Con Game Carries On – It’s Harder Than It Looks Edition

It’s been a bit of time since I have been to a convention as a ‘fan’. Since I became a vendor I tend to not want to go unless I am vending or, well, behind the scenes. I don’t have the sort of available funds to buy up all the awesome things I want or… Continue reading The Con Game Carries On – It’s Harder Than It Looks Edition

Getting Back Out There

For someone who doesn’t really like being around a lot of people I sorta miss events. I miss conventions. I miss putting them on and I miss vending them. I sorta miss going to them but not a ton because it just gives me angst about what I can’t afford to do or get. I… Continue reading Getting Back Out There

The Spotlight

If I had to tell you who on earth decides to undertake event coordination as an avocation, you know, for funsies, I’d break it down into two types of people. The person in it for themselves. The person in it for the community. Now, that isn’t to say that the person more focused on the… Continue reading The Spotlight

Free For All

I mentioned in my last post MY theories on why the Arts have been in a slow motion decline.  There's no science or research in my opinion outside of simply being in a small scene and seeing how things seem to be trending.  One of the issues I brought up was the idea of cost. … Continue reading Free For All

Head Count

Well, it's the end of another year and it's time to start looking at how things went. Well, at least as far as writing and art goes. Adding up the numbers it wasn't the most profitable year for me but that I made any money writing and doing art is pretty amazing. If you take… Continue reading Head Count