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Recent & Upcoming Events

World Fantasy Convention
Baltimore, MD
Nov 1 – 4, 2018

Capclave 2018
Rockville, MD
Sep 28 – 30, 2018

45th Virginia Scottish Games & Festival
The Plains, VA
Sep 1 – 2, 2018

Worldcon 76
San Jose, CA
Aug 16 – 20, 2018

Balticon 52
Baltimore, MD
May 25 – 28, 2018

Delaplane Strawberry Festival
Delaplane, VA
May 26 – 27, 2018

Manassas Reads Book Festival
Manassas, VA
May, 2018

Ravencon
Richmond, VA
Apr 20 – 22, 2018

24th Virginia Festival of the Book
Charlottesville, VA
Mar 21 – 25, 2018

Chessiecon
Timonium, MD
Nov 24 – 26, 2017

No Fluff, Just Stuff
Reston, VA
Oct 27 – 29, 2017

West Virginia Book Festival
Charleston, WV
Oct 27 – 28, 2017

Indie Author Day
Loudoun County Libraries
Ashburn, VA
Oct 14, 2017

Capclave
Gaithersburg, MD
Oct 6 – 8, 2017

44th Virginia Scottish Festival & Games
The Plains, VA
Sep 2 – 3, 2017

Book Signing
Richard McKay Used Books
8345 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20109
June 17, 2017

RubyNation
Arlington, VA
June 16, 2017

Balticon 51
Baltimore, MD
May 26 – 29, 2017

Chessiecon
Baltimore, MD
Nov 25 – 27, 2016

Capclave
Gaithersberg, VA
Oct 7 – 9, 2016

43rd Virginia Scottish Games & Festival
The Plains, VA
Sep 3 – 4, 2016

RubyNation 2016
Arlington, VA
Jun 2 – 4, 2016

Balticon 50
Baltimore, MD
May 27 – 30, 2016

Ravencon 11
Williamsburg, VA
April 29 – May 1, 2016

NationJS
Silver Spring, MD
November 13, 2015

Capclave 2015
Gaithersberg, MD
October 9 – 11, 2015

42nd Virginia Scottish Games & Festival
The Plains, VA
Sep 5 – 6, 2015

RubyNation 2015
Silver Spring, MD
June 12 – 13, 2015

Balticon 49
Hunt Valley, MD
May 22 – 25, 2015

District 29 Toastmasters Spring Conference
Chantilly, VA
May 16, 2015

DevIgnition
Dulles, VA
December 5, 2014

Capclave
Gaithersburg, MD
October 10 – 12, 2014

World Science Fiction Convention
London, England
August 14 – 18, 2014

Workshop: Pitfalls of Medieval Fiction Writing
Ashburn, VA
August 3, 2014

RubyNation 2014
Silver Spring, MD
June 6 – 7, 2014

Balticon 48
Hunt Valley, MD
May 23 – 26, 2014

District 29 Toastmasters Spring Conference
Chantilly, VA
May 17, 2014

RavenCon
North Chesterfield, VA
April 25 – 27, 2014

DevIgnition
Ashburn, VA
December 6, 2013

District 29 Toastmasters Fall Conference
Herndon, VA
November 9, 2013

Capclave 2013
Gaithersburg, MD
October 11 – 13, 2013

NationJS
Silver Spring, MD
October 4, 2013

RubyNation 2013
Silver Spring, MD
June 13 – 15, 2013

Balticon 47
Hunt Valley, MD
May 24 – 27, 2013

Brambleton Toastmasters Open House — featuring Ric Edelman
Ashburn, VA
May 21, 2013

District 29 Toastmasters Spring Conference
Fairfax, VA
May 3 – 4, 2013

Get all the news about what’s been going on in my professional life, including the release of new stories, workshops that I’ll be running, upcoming events that I’ll be attending, and more.


Story Appearing in Anthology Second Round

My short story, “A Whispering Voice,” will be appearing in August in the anthology Second Round: A Return to the Ur-Bar, now available for pre-orders. The anthology is edited by Joshua Palmatier and Patricia Bray, and is published by Zombies Needs Brains.

Mar 30, 2018

Kindle Edition of Tranquility and Other Myths

The Kindle edition of the anthology, Tranquility and Other Myths, which includes my (very) short story, “Winter Roses,” is finally available.

Mar 21, 2018

Second Edition of Reliquary

The second edition of the anthology, Reliquary, which includes my novelette, “Road Trip,” is now available on Amazon.

Mar 11, 2018
New Workshop “Build a Space Battle” Debuts at Capclave
On Saturday, October 7, my new workshop, “Build a Space Battle,” will be making its debut. It’s a two-hour-long interactive session in which participants will do fast-sketch world-building, craft a realistic military scenario, then design an epic space battle.

Oct 6, 2017
My First Book Signing
I’ll be at Richard McKay Used Books in Manassas, VA for my very first book signing event. I’ll be accompanied by Martin Wilsey, who will also be signing his books.

Jun 17, 2017

Interviewed for The Three Hoarsemen Podcast

I just got interviewed for The Three Hoarsemen podcast about Worlds Enough: Fantastic Defenders, along with my co-editor, Donna Royston, and our publisher, Marty Wilsey.

Jun 4, 2017

Appearing at Balticon

I’m on the Program Schedule at Balticon. I’m running a workshop called “Is Your Setting Strong Enough to Support a Series?” I’m also orchestrating the official Book Launch for an anthology of five long stories called Worlds Enough: Fantastic Defenders, edited by myself and Donna Royston.

May 26, 2017

Anthology Published

The anthology Worlds Enough: Fantastic Defenders, edited by myself and Donna Royston, was just published. This one contains my novelette, “The Rooftop Game.”

May 19, 2017

Interviewed by Martin Wilsey

Martin Wilsey interviewed me on his blog. Find out more about my upcoming stories, my writing process and my personal life.

May 14, 2017

Published “The Good Book”

My story The Good Book, was just published as a a stand-alone volume. It’s a novelette about a man at turning point in his life, with a modest fantasy element.

May 12, 2017

Story appearing in Tranquility and Other Myths Anthology

My short story, “Winter Roses,” appeared in the new anthology, Tranquility and Other Myths, edited by John Dwight.

April 15, 2017

Story appearing in Reliquary Anthology

My novelette, “Road Trip,” is appearing in a new anthology on the theme of relics: Reliquary.

January 30, 2017