Monday, October 21, 2013

HallowRead Paranormal Readers Convention! Join Me 10/25-27!

Hey everyone! If you're within driving distance of Baltimore, MD, consider coming out this weekend for some spooktacular fun at the first ever HallowRead Paranormal Readers Convention in Historic Ellicott City, MD!

I'll be on three panels on Saturday and at the event booksigning on Saturday evening! I'd love to see you there!

Friday October 25th Events

4:00 Registration at SpringHill Suites begins for attendees staying at the hotel
4:30 Children's read along with K.B. Miller and Elizabeth Kirke at the Courtyard on Tongue Row (alternate location if weather does not cooperate Sanctuary of Emory Methodist Church)
5:30 Shuttle to HallowRead, Main street Ellicott City
6:00 Remaining registration for Deluxe ticket holders not staying at Springhill Suites, join authors in local restaurants for dinner and drinks
7:00 SteamPunk Author Tea hosted by P.J. Schnyder at Tea On The Tiber (additional ticket required, seating limited to 35, costumes not required but encouraged)
7:00 Horror movie presented by Midnight Crew Studios, meet film makers Chris LaMartina and Jimmy George at the Wine Bin
9:30 First Ghost Tour starts
10:00 Second Ghost Tour starts
11:45-12:00 Shuttles to Springhill Suites

10:00-10:45 The Other Side- Experiencing the paranormal with Joya Fields, Laura Kaye, Jolea Harrison, Cat Miller, P.J. Schnyder, Vonnie Winslow Christ and Jordan K. Rose. Location: The Trolley Stop (a.k.a. the Bloody Bucket)

10:00-10:45 Love Light and Angels- A conversation about near death experiences with Sharon Buchbinder, Jayne Howard Feldman and Sharon Saracino. Location: Sanctuary of Emory Methodist Church

11:00-11:45 Out of This World- Gods, Monsters and Extraterrestrials with Shea McLeod, Hildie McQueen, Joya Fields, Stephanie Julian, and Jolea Harrison. Location: Cacao Lane

11:00-11:45 Decoding the Genres- PNR, UF, SCI-FI, CF, YA, HR - Delve deeper into your favorite genres and find out what the difference really is, with P.J. Schnyder, L.M. Pruitt, Alexa Egan, Kristin Battestella, Vonnie Winslow Christ and Jordan K. Rose. Location: Diamond Back tavern

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:45-2:30 Name That Vampire- Authors read excerpts, give the right answer and win prizes with Laura Kaye, C.J. Ellisson, Rachel Rawlings, Shea McLeod and K.B. Miller. Location: Diamond Back Tavern

2:45-3:30 The Good, the Bad and the Irresitable- A talk about all things Alpha male, what we love most about our supernatural men with C.J. Ellisson, Gabrielle Bisset, A.C. Arthur, Cat Miller, L.M. Pruitt and Stephanie Julian. Location: Historical Society Museum

3:45-4:30 Brothers In Arms- Sexy men in uniform and sometimes armor, with Shea McLeod, Laura Kaye, Alma Katsu, A.C. Arthur, L.M. Pruitt, Gabrielle Bisset, Hildie McQueen and Alexa Egan. Location: Historical Society Museum

4:45-5:30 Fact Or Fiction- From zombies to vampires, the myths and legends that inspire our writing as well as popular culture with Darynda Jones, Alma Katsu, Rachel Rawlings, L.M. Pruitt, K.B. Miller, Cat Miller and Kristin Battestella, Tom Defeo of Fangoria. Location: Sanctuary of Emory Methodist Church

5:30-6:30 Book Signing- Location: Sanctuary of Emory Methodist Church

6:30-7:30 Dinner

7:30-7:50 Walk/Shuttle to PFI

8:00 Dracula
 at the ruins of PFI (If you weren't able to get tickets to the live performance of Dracula, we highly recommend staying for a showing of the movie Dracula at the Wine Bin.)

Note: Please be advised due to the historic nature of the town not all panels are handicapped accessible. Panels taking place at the Tourism Office are handicap accessible. There is parking at the PFI for those who may not be able to walk or use the shuttle service to the ruins. Comfortable shoes are encouraged as we will be moving throughout the town during ghost tours and panels, as well as throughout the ruins during the interactive Dracula performance. The dracula performance is interactive and outdoors. We will be moving with the actors through the ruins. Please consider bringing warm clothing as Maryland weather is unpredictable.

For more information and tickets, check out the HallowRead website!

Thanks for reading!


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