Category Archives: Fan Expo

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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Mid-Summer Update

In about three months, the second book in the Dead Kid Detective Agency series will hit bookshelves and library shelves and virtual shelves (?), and I’m getting pretty excited. The edits are done, the illustrations are done. All that’s left is a new author photo to reflect my new chrome dome.
This fall should bring a [...]

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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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