I've been to Imaginarium a bunch of times, and I always love seeing my author friends and their latest projects! I won't be on any panels this year, but I will be hosting a really awesome 90 minute workshop on book marketing on Sunday. The workshop will begin at 12:30pm, no advance tickets or registration needed. Come check it out!
I did this event last year and had a ton of fun! I'll be back again, and this time I'll be in full Silent Hill cosplay. I can't wait! Come on out and have a great time! Hydra Publications has booth #187. Mention this posting for a discount!
This is my all-time favorite convention. Seriously, if you live close enough to go, you need to. Tons of vendors, awesome celebrities - they have it all. Come on out and say hi!
I love Fandom Fest! We always have a lot of return fans coming out. Check out all the celebrities and be sure to catch the Hydra Publications booth to find your next favorite book!
I did this event last year and it rained! Hopefully the weather will hold out this year and be a good bit warmer. Come on out and grab a book!
Come check out the awesome giveaways and promotions to help celebrate the Dominion Rising launch! I'll be stepping in to do an author takeover on the 25th, bringing all sorts of fun and goodies. I'll see you there!
Charlotte, North Carolina
Another first-time convention! Come down and check it out!
I've never done this convention before, but it should be a fun one. Come on out and have a good time!
La Grange, Kentucky
I've done this event for a few years now, and it is always one of my favorites. Come on down and check out all the awesome local authors and everything they have to offer!
This one looks pretty cool. I've never been before, but it should be a lot of fun. Hopefully the new book will be out by then!
This will be my 3rd (I think) time featured as the /r/Fantasy writer of the day! The events are always a ton of fun, and I usually run a giveaway or contest of some sort too. Check it out!
Wizard World events are always a great time! Check out all the vendors, the celebrities, and have some fun!
Lloyd Memorial High School
This will be my first appearance at the Young Adult Author Fest. Admission is free, you get to meet a dozen or so amazing authors, and it should be a great time!
This is a cool event for networking and meeting industry professionals. **Unfortunately, I will not be able to make this event this year. If you were planning on acquiring a signed book or two, please head to Karen's Book Barn (just outside Louisville) where my signed books are always available.**
This will be my first year attending ScareFest and I'm pumped! If I can finish my Pyramid Head (Silent Hill) cosplay in time, I plan on wearing it.
This will be my first appearance at the Comic Expo! I'm super excited to be part of the show and can't wait to meet more fans in my own backyard! As always, if you cosplay as a Goblin Wars character, you get a free book! Woot!
La Grange, Kentucky
This is going to be awesome! 5+ best-selling authors, tons of free treats, live music - what else could you ask for? Come visit a 105 year old building, a truly historic site in the quaint town of La Grange.
FandomFest is one of the largest conventions in the Midwest! I've gone a few years in a row and always have a great time. Check it out!
La Grange, Kentucky
I don't know much about this one, but I do think it will be fun. Check it out!
This festival typically brings a few hundred vendors and over 100,000 visitors! Come on out and check out the crafts, live music, muscle car show, great food, and of course... the books!
This will be my third time attending the fair and I can't wait! I might run some special sales or something this year. Be on the lookout for updates and such as they come.
Cincinnati's premier fantasy and gaming convention! I'm not a huge fan of the venue, but the convention itself rocks. This will be my second year attending. Come on out and as always, cosplaying a Goblin Wars characters earns you a free book!
Crestview Hills, Kentucky
I normally don't book events during the dead of winter (aka my writing time) but this one is at my church. Admission is $1. That's right, only one little dollar! Come on out and get your Christmas shopping out of the way. It should be a great time.
St. Louis, Missouri
Come on out to one of the largest sci-fi and fantasy conventions in the Midwest! As always, cosplay as a Goblin Wars character and get a free book!
From a networking standpoint, Imaginarium is the best literary conference in the Midwest. You can meet dozens of publishers, hundreds of authors, and an untold number of editors and other industry professionals. Stop by, check out some panels, and shake some hands.
La Grange, Kentucky
One of the best conventions around. This will be my first time attending FandomFest and I can't wait. I've only heard great things. I should be on a panel or two and I'll post that when I find out.
I'll be at the original location of Book Bums (8992 Cincinnati Dayton Rd, West Chester Township, OH 45069) from 1 to 3 signing books. Stop by, grab some coffee, and find a great book!
Lots of great authors from the Midwest Authors Syndicate. Meet the authors and buy some books! Drink some booze! Drink more booze!
Come celebrate the 5th year anniversary of Art of War! Three of us author types will be hanging out all day and signing books.
This is one of the cheapest conventions around! You can get in for a single day for only $15 or for the whole weekend for only $20. As always, my stuff will be on sale and I'll be there to meet fans and hang out.
I'll be back for the 5th annual Author's Fair in Madison, Indiana. I met a ton of cool authors and fans last year and can't wait to meet even more this year! As always, my books will be available and on sale during the event. There will also be panel discussions the night before for anyone interested in meeting the authors on a more personal level.
I will be signing and selling books all 3 days with Hydra Publications and the Midwest Authors Syndicate. As always with big conventions, if you cosplay as a character from Goblin Wars, you'll get a free book! Woot!
A bunch of authors from Hydra and other small presses will be signing books and drinking delicious coffee at Luckman Coffee on the corner of Clough Pike and Eight Mile. Check it out!
I will be signing books all day at the Oldham County ComiCon! Stop by and pick up a copy! Mention this post on my website and receive a special discount! Want a free book? Cos play as your favorite Goblin Wars character and receive a free copy of book 2 when it releases this winter!
I will be at the Oldham Arts Festival on Saturday with Hydra Publication from 10am - 5pm. I'll have books on hand to sell and I might bring some bourbon too. Come check it out!
I will be doing an AMA on r/books on Friday, October 24th. I will be around to answer questions for at least several days. Come check it out! I will be specifically discussing For We Are Many, although questions about everything, book related or not, are certainly welcome. Thanks!
I will be the reddit.com/r/fantasy writer of the day on October 13th! I'll be on all day discussing all of my books and especially the Goblin Wars series. Come check it out and post your questions and comments. I love to connect with fans and I've been a long time subscriber to several subreddits, including r/fantasy and r/horror.
Enter now through the end of October, 2014 for your chance to win 1 of 4 signed copies - totally free! Be sure to sign up as a fan and check back for news and other info.
I'm excited to be a panelist for the inaugural Imaginarium, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky! I will be there all day Friday, most of Saturday morning, and Sunday afternoon. If I'm not busy talking at one of the many panels, you can catch me hanging around the Hydra Publications booth signing books. September 19th - 21st