Whether for book readings or general events of good cheer, our authors will be making public appearances to promote upcoming works of fiction or your Sci-Fi, Fandom, Gaming event. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We have a number of seminars we give on a regular basis, we can participate in panel discussions or cover a specific topic by negotiation.
|The Painful Joy of Self-Publishing||An evergreen treatise on the state of self-publishing, especially as seen through the eyes of TANSTAAFL Press|
|Flirting for Fun and Profit||Flirting isn’t directly about sex. Come hear how the denotation of flirting differs with the connotation and how you can make it work for you.|
|How to Turn GM into $||To be a good GM you must have a definitive skill-set. We will be talking about how you can use these to your advantage and create cash from them.|
|How to Make your Characters Characters||Having problems with lackluster characters? We’ll talk about how to make believable, real-world characters that will catch the attention of the public|
|Believable World Building||Most science fiction and fantasy requires the author to build a new world. What do you need to know and what can you forget in the science of building a world / universe that will not make your readers run for the hills.|
|20% Effort Publishing||What things in indie publishing really should be done and what should be pushed off or even ignored? This will give not only high level view of this but intimate details of a small press / indie author|
|The Creative Process||How do we nurture and consistently repeat successful creativity? Get insights from someone who can produce unique material year after year.|
|A Critique for Every Season||Very few people know how to give feedback that is actionable and not cruel. Even fewer really understand how to unhook your emotions to receive constructive criticism well and how to parse it. We’ll discuss both sides of this sometimes painful, but necessary, coin.|
Below is a list of appearances sorted by date, location and author. If there is not an appearance listed in your area, please feel free to contact us and recommend a perfect location for a book reading and signing.
The lists below are tentative unless otherwise noted.
|17-19 Mar 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Mythic Worlds – Seattle, WA – mythicworlds.net Confirmed|
|25 Mar 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||NanoCon – Longview, WA – nanocon.co Confirmed|
|30 Mar – 2 Apr 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Gamestorm – Vancouver, WA – gamestorm.org Confirmed|
|13-16 Apr 2017||Thomas Gondolfi & Stephanie L. Weippert||NorWesCon – Seattle, WA – www.norwescon.org Confirmed|
|?? May 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Capital Indie Book Con – Olympia, WA|
|14-18 Jun 2017||Thomas Gondolfi & Bruce Graw||Origins – Columbus, OH – www.originsgamefair.com Confirmed|
|11-12 Aug 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Spocon – Spokane, WA spocon.org|
|17-20 Aug 2017||Thomas Gondolfi & Bruce Graw||GenCon – Indianapolis, IN – www.gencon.comConfirmed|
|25-27 Aug 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||DragonFlight – Bellevue, WA – dragonflight.org/|
|Sept 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Rose City Comic Con – Portland, OR – RoseCityComicCon.com/|
|Oct 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Central City Comic Con – Yakima, WA – CentralCityComicCon.com/|
|4-5 Nov 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Jet City Comic Con – Tacoma, WA – www.jetcitycomicshow.com/|
|Nov 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||Eucon – Eugene, OR – www.eugenecomiccon.com/|
|Nov 2017||Thomas Gondolfi||OryCon – Portland, OR – 37.orycon.org|
|Feb 2018||Thomas Gondolfi||RadCon – Pasco, WA – www.radcon.orgConfirmed|
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