Countdown to the Sideshow

Happy Wednesday everyone!  We’re in the final countdown to Dragon Con and this year’s Traveling Sideshow. (Just 9 days left!!)  To help you pass the time, below is a printable coloring sheet of Kit Steele’s fabulous art, commissioned especially for this year’s Sideshow. We can’t wait to see you all at there! XOXO, Princess Alethea  

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Hypericon 2017

  Friday June 16th 3:00pm – Fantasy Writing – Alethea & Friends 5:00pm – Opening Ceremonies Saturday June 17th 12:00pm – Main Event – Alethea Kontis 1:00pm – From Kickstarter to Patreon: Making Donations Work for You 2:00pm – More Than Ideas, Seeing a Writing Project Through Sunday June 18th 1:00pm – Surprise Q&A *Copies of my books are…

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Alethea’s 2016 DragonCon Schedule

Here it is, folks! Technically, it’s still tentative, so be sure to double check these on the app and in the program booklet. Convention Dates are Fri(9/2/16), Sat(9/3/16), Sun(9/4/16), and Mon(9/5/16). I will be arriving on Wednesday with Bianca Roman-Stumpff so that I can help her set up in Pop Art Alley on Thursday. Bianca has kindly offered to…

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The Unbreakable Princess Alethea

(I should totally have my own television show with this title. Right? Netflix, call me.) * Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition. Nor does one expect, after months of carefully planning two simultaneous conferences (BEA and the SFWA Nebula Awards weekend), a spectacularly sprained ankle. It sounds like such a small thing, doesn’t it? Yet, this sprain was severe enough…

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My DragonCon 2015 Schedule

The con is still two weeks out, so this is subject to change, but here’s what I’ve got right now. Also, not 100% sure I’m walking in the parade yet. Will update everyone when I know for sure. ——————- Title:…

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Princess Alethea’s 7 Dragon Con Survival Tips

There are many Rules of DragonCon that those of us who are perennials have adopted over the years. Most of them revolve around elevators (You have to go down to go up. Always make room for the handicapped. Always follow a Ghostbuster) or walkways (Don’t take photos in the walkways. Avoid the habitrails on Saturday night). But more of…

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Some Sunshine For Your December

Over at the Waterworld Mermaids blog today, Carlene and I have cooked up one of the MOST FUN POSTS I’VE EVER DONE. Inspirred by Terra LeMay’s query about nontraditional writing spots, The Mermaid of the East greets The Mermaid of the West with the sunrise and a few of her newly-discovered writing spots. There is no stand-alone Starbucks in…

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My 2014 Dragon Con Schedule

Hey there, everybody! Are you ready for Dragon Con 2014? Here’s my schedule for the weekend (be sure to download the DC App — here’s the QR code for you!). You may notice my distinct lack of autographing times here…but DO NOT WORRY. Sherrilyn Kenyon also does not have any officially scheduled autographings — that’s because we will both…

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