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FanExpo Scavenger Hunt

As we all know, Toronto’s biggest comic/sci-fi/horror/whatever convention, FanExpo, is just around the corner. Starting Thursday, August 22, the Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West) will host celebrity and artist signings, panel discussions, costume contests, and one of my favourite things … rows and rows of dollar comic bins.
There are so many repeated ‘tropes’ [...]

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FanExpo Panel: Teen Screams – Friday, August 23

This August, I’ll once again be at FanExpo, Toronto’s monster comic/sci-fi/horror/video game/everything convention at the Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West). Why, everyone from Stan Lee to Nichelle ‘Uhura’ Nichols to Chumlee from Pawn Stars will be there!
On Friday, August 23, I’ll be on a horror panel entitled ‘Teen Screams,’ in which I’ll talk [...]

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At the OLA Super Conference: January 31 & February 1

This coming week, the Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference 2013 hits Toronto’s Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West), and this year, I’ll be there as an author! The Ontario Library Association is Canada’s largest library organization and OLA’s Super Conference is Canada’s largest education event in librarianship. The conference includes a trade show, countless [...]

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Artistic Crisis!

The other week I attended Fan Expo Canada, and while I sat on a great panel about writing the supernatural for young readers with Kelley Armstrong and Max Turner, then signed at my publisher, ECW’s, booth, it was the first year I wasn’t sitting behind a table (or ‘tabling’) at Fan Expo.
For the past ten [...]

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