Explore everything from Anime to X-Files at Conbust 2015 this weekend…March 27-29!
Posted by kristipetersenschoonover
It’s time for Conbust 2015 up at Smith College this weekend! Three days of workshops, panels, classes, demonstrations, role playing games and more–covering everything from Dr. Who, Welcome to Nightvale and Found Footage to Cosplaying Basics and many aspects of writing including character creation and publication–starts at 5 p.m. Friday at the college’s Seelye Hall.
I’ll be involved in a few programs with some very talented people this year! Here’s my schedule for the weekend. The descriptions are from the Conbust website:
Being on panels is fun, but it’s also great to have time to sit in on other programming. Last year, I found the variety of subjects appealing and exciting — I went to some things I normally wouldn’t, like anime panels. I finally learned all about a bag of holding and gained an understanding of Creepy Pasta. I saw a Civil War bayonet drill. And most of all, I had a blast hanging out with friends–old and new (you can see photos from Conbust 2014 here)!
For the down and dirty on Conbust 2015 – including the schedule (which might be subject to change) — visit http://sophia.smith.edu/conbust/index.html
Hope to see you there…I’ll be on the road very shortly!
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About kristipetersenschoonoverA ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in countless magazines and anthologies. She has received three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies, served as a co-editor for Read Short Fiction, has judged both writing and grant competitions and co-hosts the Dark Discussions Podcast. Her work Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole is a collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks; her novel, Bad Apple, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s also a member of the New England Horror Writers Association. More info: www.kristipetersenschoonover.com
Posted on March 27, 2015, in News, The Writing Life and tagged author readings in New England, Broad Universe, Conbust, cons in Massachusetts, Genevieve Eldredge, Jane Yolen, Kelly Turnbull, New England anime cons, Smith College, Tamora Pierce, Trisha Wooldridge, X-Files. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.