Category Archives: Writing Events

A New Speculative Fiction Convention — Con•Gregate 2014

    Where could you hear about Shakespeare, neuroscience, alternate history, podcasting, Ghost Busters, nerdiquette, harvesting space, epic fantasy, and Kickstarting all in the same place?   Or about Dr. Who, radioactive bugs, makeup and special effects, villains, mythology, religion, … Continue reading

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The 21st Annual The Write Stuff Writers Conference 2014

If you are a writer or are even considering the possibility of becoming a writer and have never attended a writers conference, I urge you to do so. The primary benefit of attending a conference is, of course, the wealth … Continue reading

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Photos and Tips from the 2013 Philadelphia Writers Conference

From June 7th through June 9th, writers from all over the area converged on Philadelphia for the 65th annual Philadelphia Writers Conference.     Former Pennsylvania governor, former Philadelphia mayor and district attorney, and author Ed Rendell ignited the enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Writers’ Conference 2012 — Tips and Photos

                The Philadelphia Writers’ Conference 2012, which took place from June 8 to June 10 in the Holiday Inn at Fourth and Arch Streets in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, provided three days of … Continue reading

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Philcon 75

          Every fall I look forward to attending Philcon, the science fiction convention hosted by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society (PSFS). The organization was formed in 1935, and in 1936, founder Milton Rothman and his friends … Continue reading

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Lucas Mangum’s Awesome Reading Fest III

            On Saturday evening, September 17, 2011, a group of writers and listeners gathered in the Doylestown Bookshop at 16 South Main Street in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, for the third edition of Lucas Mangum’s Awesome Reading … Continue reading

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