Archive for the 'conventions' Category

Chicago TARDIS schedule!

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

My schedule for Chicago TARDIS has come out, so here’s where to find me! FRIDAY Missy, Blowing Our Minds Friday November 27, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm Programming 3 (Grand Ballroom C) We take a look at the Master– or, rather, Missy, as she’s currently known. What appeals about the bad Time Lord we all love […]

ICYMI: The Thomases on the Out of Excuses Retreat and Workshop Cruise!

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Fans of the Writing Excuses podcast might know that they have been running workshop-retreats for the past few years, and the last one was on a cruise ship. Well, the next one is also on a cruise ship, and Michael and I will be among the guest instructors! We are SUPER excited for this opportunity, […]

WindyCon schedule!

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Due to day job commitments, we will only be at WindyCon on Saturday the 14th. Michael will be one of the professionals helping with the writers’ workshop. I’m the designated panelist. Want to say hi? Here’s where to find me: Saturday 11:00 Reading the Problematic: Lilac D: Whether it is disagreement with the author’s stated […]

New Verity! Ep 93: The Zygon Invasion of the Zygons

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

This week we discuss another Peter Harness nail biter or, depending on which Verity is on the mic, that meh episode with Osgood. (Maybe one of us has shapeshifted!) Join Deb, Kat, Lynne and Tansy as we parse refugee metaphor, fangirls leveling up and underpants. It’s that sort of episode. And we miss Erika, who […]

*dusts off blog* for 5 tiny things

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Yup. We’ve been so busy that I have not been able to blog for 4 months. O_O Uncanny Magazine Year Two launches with Issue 7 tomorrow. Verity! is in full swing discussing this season of Doctor Who Beth and I are working steadily on the next edited volume I’m part of NIU’s Program Prioritization committee […]

5 Things make a post–April catch up edition

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

So, I’ve had some website issues lately (sorry!), but my intrepid webmasters have got me up and running now. Thanks to them! Some stuff has happened. 1. Beth Whittaker and I have now returned our contract for The Book Formerly Known As The 21st Century Special Collections Reader. It will have a slightly different name, still […]

5 things make a post-Convergence update post

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

  1. New Verity Episode! Episode 46: Communication Breakdown is live. 2. Work is quiet, in the sense that I’m mostly working on things like annual reports and tenure portfolio reviews, that I can poke at slowly over time well before the deadlines. We are planning Digital POWRR workshops in the fall (I will be […]

CONvergence Schedules!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

CONvergence is next weekend. WOW, how did that happen? NB: we are extroverts, and should be easy to spot, as we will typically have Caitlin in tow. Please feel free to come and say hi to us if you wish to! Here’s where you can find me: Friday, July 4 11:00am Ask a Librarian  Are […]

5 Things Make a Catch-Up Post Phoenix ComicCon Post

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Here are 5 things that I’ve been up to and therefore not blogging about. 1. New SF Squeecast! Episode 35: Literary Influence is a Social Disease  features Sofia Samatar as our special guest! 2. A New Verity! Extra! Summer Reading List episode has come out. The comments contain additional book recommendations from our listeners! 3. We generally had a […]

The Thomases at Minicon!

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Look, it’s a schedule for Minicon (4/18-4/20, Bloomington, MN)!   Fandom or Fandoms? Friday 4:30 pm Ver 3/4 Is SF Fandom one monolithiic thing or a collection of sub-fandoms? Is there a generational difference? “My fandoms are -” Rachel Kronick (m) Elise A. Matthesen Michael Lee Michael Damian Thomas Neil Rest Hands On Research, Friday 5:30 pm Krushenko’s […]