Monday, March 24, 2008

July schedule change: bad news and good news

Due to personal budget cutbacks (this is going to sound odd, but my dog needs acupuncture for her back pain), I unfortunately won't be attending this year's Romance Writers of America (RWA) National Conference in the lovely but fabulously expensive city of San Francisco the last week in July.

The good news is, I've added an appearance the previous weekend at Conestoga 12, a science fiction/fantasy convention in Tulsa, OK, from July 25-27. It'll be the first time in almost five years I've been to a new-to-me state (since Tennessee and Mississippi in 2003, the story of which can be found in a post about how I got religion on the blues).

The urban fantasy group I belong to, Fangs Fur & Fey, will be hosting a mini-con (or a 'con within a con', if you will) at Conestoga, so I'll get to meet a lot of cool people I've had the privilege to interact with over the last several months.

Here's our sweet logo, designed by author S.J. (aka Sylvia) Day:





To all my RWA friends, I'll definitely see you next year here in DC!

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Posted by: OpenID gabriellel66 at 4/01/2008 5:16 AM

Sorry, Gabrielle! Not getting to finally meet you is one of my biggest regrets in not going to RWA. :-(

Guess I need to get to Paris. :-)

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 4/01/2008 8:54 AM

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