Alethea’s GEN CON Schedule!

That’s right, everyone — I will be at Gen Con this year! Here’s my schedule: Friday 11:00 AM Boston Revising Your Story 12:00 PM Boston Young Adult, Growing Up 3:00 PM Boston Dark Stories for Kids and Teens Saturday 12:00 PM Atlanta Support Systems for Writers 1:00 PM Austin How Can Authors Get Reviews? 4:00 PM Boston The Ins…

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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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HeroesCon 2013

Wait…you thought BEA was the end?  This weekend I’ll be sitting pretty in Artists Alley at HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC. Kids 12 and under get in free! Please stop by if you’re in the area, my table is AA-2004 (on the outside edge toward the back–click the link for a map). I’m not scheduled on…

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The Pros and Cons of Princesshood

Musician Jonah Knight and I met at this year’s Mysticon in Roanoke. I immediately fell in love with Jonah after finding out that he wrote a musical score for James Maxey’s novel Nobody Gets the Girl. Jonah reciprocated this awkward affection by offering me a feature spot on his “Pros & Cons” podcast with Mikey Mason. “Pros & Cons”…

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Misti-Con 2013 Registration Opens Today!

Are you a Harry Potter geek in the New England area? If so, this is the convention for you!!! Registration for Misti-Con 2013 opens today! Guest authors for the convention include: Princess Alethea Kontis Lady Leanna Renee Hieber (aka Narcissa Malfoy) Zoraida Cordova Cecilia Tan Amanda Havard John Granger Janet Scott Batchler

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My Capclave 2011 Schedule

Here is my schedule for Capclave 2011. I’d also like to note that this is my very first Kaffeeklatsch. Which is just FUN TO SAY. And if no one shows up, I get to have coffee alone with Edmund. It’s a win-win situation! ************************************** Kontis, Alethea Saturday 10:00:00 AM Kontis/Schubert Kaffeeklatsch Saturday 12:00:00 PM Kontis Reading Saturday 3:00:00 PM…

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Pencil Me In?

Because I know some of you book your social calendars MONTHS in advance, here’s the heads up: I will be a guest (along with Sherrilyn Kenyon!) at Mysticon in Roanoke Feb 24-26th. Holiday Inn – Tanglewood 4468 Starkey Road, SW Roanoke, VA 24018 540-774-4400 You have been warned!

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Nebula Princess

Juggling is a precious talent. It’s so much fun to see so many things flying in the air over your head. You feel so giddy when they’re up there, so proud of yourself that you have come so far and are able to do so much. In that moment, you’re on top of the world. God have mercy on…

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In the Company of Writers — Part One

I woke up my car this morning. It’s unique to those of is seasoned conventionistas, that grumbly sound your vehicle makes when you turn the key and politely ask it to dust off the cobwebs and rub the three-day sleep out of its gears. It’s a beautiful sound, full of shiny memories and the anticipation of seeing my own…

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App Annoyances While Adventuring

Getting my iPhone was a huge technological leap that aided my presence on social networks and the intarwebs in general. One of the great things I had come to rely on while on the road was the WordPress app, from which I could moderate my blog comments, make posts, even include pictures. I use the past tense, because I…

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