This post falls hard into that category of being long overdue, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to post it! In 2015, at Phoenix Comicon, I had the chance to meet and speak with steampunk author Beth Cato. Then, in 2016 , back at the con, we had a chance to revisit her Clockwork Dagger duology, and to discuss one of her latest books, Breath of Earth, which came out in August 2016. Finally, after half a year of teaching, I caught Beth again at the Tucson Festival of Books to tell her how much I loved Breath of Earth, not just for its awesome steampunk setting, but also for its incredibly empowering characters. Continue reading “Catching Beth Cato at the Tucson Festival of Books and thoughts on Breath of Earth” »
So this post is a little later, it was supposed to be up no later than Monday, but here it is all the same.
Day Two a Tucson Comic-Con was a bit slower than Day One, however it still seemed much more lively than Day Two of last year. There were still plenty of cosplayers, and the Daleks were still trying to take over. Continue reading “Tucson Comic-Con, Day 2” »
The facts and figures are in, and this year Tucson Comic-Con was an even bigger hit than 2012. Tucson Comic-Con officials put the tally of attendees at 8,000! Continue reading “Tucson Comic-Con, Small but Mighty!” »