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"Try to go to a lot of cons," my editor says. "Twist my arm," I say. In 2017, you can probably find me at:

Arisia (1/13-1/16, Boston) - In college, this was the one we saved up for all year. Now they have child care. The general rule is that I will go to any con that has child care and is compatible with my schedule/budget, even if co-parents are actually watching the kids. Because that is a thing that should be encouraged. In this case, the kids are in fact coming along, because the entire household is coming along, because this is the one we used to save up for all year in college.

Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference (2/8-2/11, DC) - Because I got invited to pinch-hit on "The Infinite in the Finite: One Hundred Years of H.P. Lovecraft's Legacy." The programming looks awesome. Among other things, this is the one where Daniel Jose Older is doing the "Writing White Characters" panel.

Fogcon (3/10-3/12, San Francisco) - Tentative, because budget. But I've been hearing awesome things about this con for years, and they have child care.

April book launch mysteries - Tentative because we're still trying to make all the puzzle pieces fit together. There will almost certainly be a launch party in DC. There may be something at Lunacon (4/7-4/9, Westchester NY). If Lunacon happens, there may be an appending event in New York. The universe is inherently chaotic and unpredictable.

Wiscon (5/26-5/29, Madison) - I haven't been back to my home con in three years--way too long! They have child care! A Lovecraftian Girl Cooties party, featuring me and best co-blogger Anne M. Pillsworth, and anyone else we can dragoon all our wonderful co-conspirators, is in the works.

Readercon (7/13-7/16, Boston) - I've been hearing so many good things about this one, too.

Necronomicon (8/17-8/20, Providence) - Because of course.


Nothing planned past August, so far. The universe is inherently chaotic and unpredictable.

Date: 2016-10-19 03:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] taffimai.livejournal.com
Very exciting!

Date: 2016-10-19 04:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nineweaving.livejournal.com
Arisia! Readercon! What a treat to see all of you!

Looking forward.

Nine

Date: 2016-10-19 11:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ladymondegreen.livejournal.com
It looks like I'll get to see you this year! Yay!

Date: 2016-10-19 12:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mrissa.livejournal.com
See you at Readercon!

Date: 2016-10-19 03:43 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] witchchild
Ahm, if by any chance the household is driving up to Boston for either con, you are all more than welcome to make a pit stop here. Just sayin'. :)

and I haven't been to any cons in so long.

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