for LTUE (Life, the Universe, and Everything: Marion "Doc" Smith Science Fiction and Fantasy Symposium)
I flew down from Fairbanks, Alaska on Tues, Feb. 11th. On the way down, I saw Denali (Mt. McKinley) sticking out of the clouds. There is a vast mountain range surrounding it, but only Denali is tall enough to stick out of the clouds like that.
I went to LTUE last year and really liked it. This symposium focuses on writing and publishing science fiction and fantasy (though I understand some romance writers have started attending, and I saw a few panels on that). There were 1500 attendees, many of whom were writers.
When I travel, I like to bring my traveling moose with me as companions, Sven and Svenga.
I also had a dealer's table where I offered it for sale and did some signings. My sister, Lynette, and my niece, Larissa (who illustrated the book and might consider illustrating books for other authors at a reasonable rate: firstname.lastname@example.org) also sat the table.
She did a reading from her upcoming trilogy, Running from the Gods, the first book in a new young adult military space fantasy series, The Seventh Shaman.
GANWOLD'S CHILD. The son of a rebel hero becomes a bargaining chip in a galactic war.
"A very good first novel, in which a youngster plunges into a demanding military environment and is forced to find out just how good he is. This novel is exemplary for showing how the effective military mind really works--you'll find no romantic military nonsense here." Orson Scott Card