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Convention Attention

The who, what, where, when and how to of Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions.

Convention Attention: Anime Midwest

Earlier this month, my husband and I attended Anime Midwest, in Chicago. As the name implies, the majority of guests, panels, and activities had a connection to Japanese [...]

July 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Convention Attention: Con or Bust

I’ve been having a lot of conversations lately on the importance of “Convention culture”, of how wonderful it is to have face-to-face conversations with [...]

February 18, 2014 // 3 Comments

Convention Attention: Let’s talk Cosplay

Just your average Saturday afternoon at a mall in California. Cosplay is a lot more than just dressing up. Let’s start with a basic overview of what Cosplay is, where [...]

December 24, 2013 // 15 Comments

Convention Attention: Money Matters

My first year attending conventions, I attended only one. The next year, three. For 2014, there are at least four or five I’d like to attend. I’ve started registering, [...]

November 18, 2013 // 13 Comments

Convention Attention: Bring The Kids!

You and your family are making plans for the weekend.  What should you do? Camping? Tye-dying in the garage?  Indoor Waterpark? Cider Mill followed by pumpkin carving? [...]

October 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Convention Attention: All About Panels

Michael deLuca, Alastair Reynolds, Howard Andrew Jones, Brian McClellan, Saladin Ahmed at Immortal ConFusion(Click to embiggen.) In my opinion, one of the best ways you can [...]

September 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

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