I got up to a LOT of stuff Memorial Day weekend. Here’s my Balticon 57 recap. Did you have a good weekend? Is there anything I missed?
Con Prep: All the Things!
This year’s Balticon — a four-day celebration of all things science fiction and fantasy — is almost upon us. And, surprising no one who’s ever met me, I might be a little overcommitted. But only because I like to hedge my words. I am completely overcommitted.
I’m prepping: personally, as a writer, as a panelist, and as a staff member. It’s maybe a little too much?
How are you at accepting your limits?
Morgan’s 2023 Resolutions
Last year was a year of reading, revision, and networking — even if those weren’t my original priorities.
This year? The goal is publication! Yet again, I need to refocus on what will get me there.
Writing the Sex Scene in Non-Erotic Works (A Balticon 56 panel)
Sex scenes can run the gamut from fade-to-black as soon as they reach for a kiss to explicit move-by-move erotica. But, when you’re writing a story that’s not erotica, deciding where to draw the line can be a challenge.
Family Structures in Science Fiction and Fantasy (A Balticon 56 Panel)
From werewolf clans to alien hives, this panel will discuss the most imaginative and thought-provoking examples of family structures in genre works.
So many book recommendations!
p.s. This is also my 700th post! WHOA!
P.s.s. It’s also Catticus’s gotcha anniversary, so great week all around.
Giving Your Work Away For Fun and Profit (A Balticon 2022 Panel)
Here’s another batch of notes from my Balticon 2022 rewatch. The description of the titular panel was as follows: Everyone loves … More