Check out all the events I'll be going to this year (so far). I'll be hosting panels, sitting in on panels, selling and signing books, and, of course, marketing the Fredericksburg Book Festival!

Guest Author at Ring Of Fire Con!

March 23-25 Virginia Beach, VA

Ring of Fire Con is a multi-genre convention held in southeastern Virginia once a year to celebrate cosplay and fandom of all kinds. As one of the featured guests, I'll be hosting panels, and signing books.

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NOVA Teen Book Festival
March 10

Arlington, VA

NoVa TEEN 2018 is a FREE festival celebrating Young Adult (YA) fiction. It’s a day-long event packed with books, authors, and activities in Arlington, Virginia. It’s the first event of its kind in the Arlington and Washington DC-metro area. Book lovers of all ages are welcome!

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Awesome Con
March 30-April 1

Washington, DC

Awesome Con is Washington DC’s Comic Con! Awesome Con is a celebration of geek culture, bringing over 70,000 fans together with their favorite stars from across comics, movies, television, toys, games, and more!
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Roanoke Author Invasion
April 7

Roanoke, VA

Join bestselling authors of contemporary and paranormal YA fiction and more at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood in Roanoke, Virginia on April 7, 2017 from 10am-4pm. This is a FREE event for readers!

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Punk Rock Flea Market
April 14

Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg's first PUNK ROCK Flea market is back for year two! An eclectic assortment of cool stuff to choose from, including clothes, jewelry, art, and BOOKS!

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Raven Con
April 20-22

Williamsburg, VA

The Con of Opportunity returns to Williamsburg, Virginia with over 300 hours of programming in one action-packed weekend! Gaming, panels, signings, kids’ programming, workshops, readings, vendors, authors, artists, tournaments, costuming, anime, movies, concerts, books, books, and more books! There’s always something to do at RavenCon.

 

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Art in the Park
May 5

Fredericksburg, VA

Art in the Park features artisans, artists, writers, crafters, and a variety of delicious locally grown food! Come out to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg and enjoy the best our little city has to offer.

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Tidewater Comicon
May 12-13

Virginia Beach, VA

Tidewater Comicon is the brainchild of founder Mike Federali who wanted to see a local comic book convention become a reality so bad he sold his entire comic book collection at garage sales, flea markets (and even on AMC’s Comic Book Men) to make the show possible. Thanks to the yard sales, fundraisers, Tidewater Comicon moved to the Virginia Beach Convention Center where it has continued to grow each year in space and attendance. The show reached it’s highest attendance so far with 23,000 fans.

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Gaithersburg Book Festival
May 19

Gaithersburg, MD

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is a celebration of the written word and its power to enrich the human experience. Our mission is to foster an interest in reading, writing and literary conversation.

 

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Rock the River
June 2

Fredericksburg, VA

Rock the River FXBG is a celebration of the best live music, craft breweries and outdoor activities our area has to offer. Held on the first Saturday of June each year, the 2017 event is scheduled for June 3rd and promises to be a fun time for all. Proceeds from the event benefit our charity partners, the ACA, and Friends of the Rappahannock, as well as other local non-profits.

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VA Comicon
June 9-10

Fairfax, VA

Two full days of Comics and Cosplay at George Mason University.

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Art in the Park
June 16

Fredericksburg, VA

Art in the Park features artisans, artists, writers, crafters, and a variety of delicious locally grown food! Come out to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg and enjoy the best our little city has to offer.

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Fred Con
July 14

Fredericksburg, VA

FREDCON, the Fredericksburg Comic Convention features comic creators, artists, cosplay enthusiasts, and vendors that specialize in comics and collectibles. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly event.

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Art in the Park
July 21

Fredericksburg, VA

Art in the Park features artisans, artists, writers, crafters, and a variety of delicious locally grown food! Come out to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg and enjoy the best our little city has to offer.

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Fredericksburg, VA

Art in the Park features artisans, artists, writers, crafters, and a variety of delicious locally grown food! Come out to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg and enjoy the best our little city has to offer.

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Blerdcon
July 27-29

Arlington, VA

Blerdcon is an event that highlights and celebrates Blerd culture and creates a marketplace of ideas where sharing that culture can take place with proper context, attribution and positivity in an inclusive environment. Blerdcon celebrates our connection with LGBTQ, the disabled, POCs and the international community! All are welcome to partake in the experience as we are an open community who love all the same nerddom.

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The Fredericksburg Indie Authors Conference
August 25

Fredericksburg, VA

The Fredericksburg Indie Authors Conference is dedicated to providing Indie Authors with information on branding, marketing, and how to build your audience.

This year's speakers include:

Social Media Marketing and Ads: Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, Google Ad words, Facebook Ads with network marketing expert, social media, network building, cooperative marketing, and personal branding expert, Courtney Buzzell.

Public Relations with television producer, media strategist, and entrepreneur, Tom Martin.

Audiobook Production with co-founder of SimVentions, audiobook producer, and author of Leaders Press On: Discovering the Power of Perseverance, Paul Gustavson.

Branding & Entrepreneurship for Authors with entreprenuer and founder of Hatch Consulting, Zack Miller.

Keynote Address by New York Times Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, and author of The Go-Giver, John David Mann.

And More To Come!

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The 3rd Annual Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival
September 29

Fredericksburg, VA

The Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival is a one-day outdoor event held in beautiful Fredericksburg, VA. Featuring one hundred indie-authors writing in a variety of genres, as well as panels, food and drinks, the event attracts over 1,600 book lovers and fans.

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Fredericksburg, VA

Art in the Park features artisans, artists, writers, crafters, and a variety of delicious locally grown food! Come out to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg and enjoy the best our little city has to offer.

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Fredericksburg, VA

Art in the Park features artisans, artists, writers, crafters, and a variety of delicious locally grown food! Come out to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg and enjoy the best our little city has to offer.

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