April 13-16 is Norwescon at the Doubletree in SeaTac by the airport, and I’ll be in the dealers room sellin’ books like crazy. But I’ll also be doing readings and panels and junk! If you’ll be at the con, PLEASE COME TO SOME OR ALL OF THESE:




Reading:  The “Wonderful” Wizard of Futhermucking Oz  11am in Cascade 2

I’ll be reading from my brand new book, which technically isn’t even out yet. THERE WILL BE SWEARING, JUST SO YOU KNOW


Self Publishing Comics: Online and On Paper  1pm in Cascade 3&4

Our panelists will talk about the ins and outs of drawing, writing, and producing your own comics without the support of a bigger company. With Julie McGalliard and, Matt Youngmark.




SF/Fantasy Battle Royale  3pm in Evergreen 3&4

Who would win in a fight? A fast-paced, bracket-style, breathtakingly unscientific showdown to determine this year’s Ultimate Fictional Champion. Ready… Fight! With Matt Youngmark, Erik Scott DeBie, K. M. Alexander and Jason Bourget.


Comic RPG Smackdown  5pm in Cascade 5&6

Bring your favorite comic characters in mind, and our crack team of comic know-it-alls will develop stats for them to battle it out in an RPG Comics Smackdown to End All Smackdowns! With Spencer Ellsworth (M), Erik Scott de Bie, Matt Youngmark and Adia


Dungeons and Dragons and Pop Culture  8pm in Cascade 9

How has the king of role playing games influenced popular culture? D&D has left its mark on movies, TV shows, comic books, and video games. Let’s talk about our favorites, and some of the ways that Dungeons & Dragons has imprinted on our popular media. With Rob Stewar, Matt Youngmark and Jake McKinzie