Before I start writing about the last half of my Dragon Con 2013 experiences, I forgot to mention one of the coolest parts of Friday evening. When I was talking with the trio about face casting, I noticed a Doctor Who-themed family, making some late-evening fixes to their Cassandra prop (which was absolutely fantastic). Most … Continue reading DragonCon 2013, Continued
Wednesday This year's trip to Atlanta began with throwing my back out, as I had previously mentioned. Wednesday morning was filled with excruciating pain, assistance from a much loved and wonderful man, and trying to drive to work with as little jostling as possible. Not long into my workday, it became apparent that this wasn't … Continue reading The Great Southern Trek – aka Heading to DragonCon 2013
We all have heroes when we start out in costuming. I'm not talking about the latex and tights-clad superpowered characters who people the comics we read and the movies we watch. I'm talking about the people we meet in our first, fumbling attempts at costuming - whether it be for Halloween, some at-home D&D or … Continue reading Costume Heroes – “Uncle Marty”
The Heebie-Jeebies, from the Oogie Boogie! That's right, friends, I have actually been working on a costume, and it's coming along swimmingly. I hadn't announced this one first, because I didn't want to get my own hopes up before I started working on it, and then have the thing come crashing down around me, like … Continue reading I’ve got the Heebie Jeebies!
Okay. After what I am going to refer to as a "re-building" year, in terms of my costuming, I finally feel ready to start looking ahead and get back to doing some regular construction. The basement of my place - where I live - is slowly starting to get de-cluttered, and it looks like I … Continue reading Costumes, ho!
That was the name of my very first panel at a convention. And by very first panel, I don't mean the first one I've ever attended. I mean the first one where I was a panelist. What can I say about the experience? It's simple, really. HOLY CRAP! Let me tell you, I was a … Continue reading Native Americans in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Hello all! I’m Megan’s friend Angelica. She’s mentioned me a couple times here. I guess I’m going to be a contributor now. Back in April Meg asked me to write something about my experience attending Wonder-Con, in San Francisco. It’s a tad late I know. But enjoy. I’ll be the first to admit that part … Continue reading You mean I have to keep smiling?