February 7th, 2009

Crunchy Stoker Weekend goodness

I've been running myself too ragged to post lately. On the bad side - the computer crash that took half-a-year of HWA's financial data with it, requiring endless hours of re-inputting hundreds of tiny transactions. Can you say "tedious"?

On the good side - some absolutely amazing stuff is brewing for the Stoker Weekend in June. We're still working on details, but here's the teaser of what's happening:

* A huge publisher-sponsored party with a live all-star band

* A fantastic Artist Guest of Honor (the first Artist GoH we've ever had at a Stoker Weekend)

* Pitch sessions with mass market publishers, small press publishers, literary agents and at least one major film producer (seriously - you're not going to believe we got this guy to take pitches when you see his list of credits!)

* Videotaped interviews and news coverage of the entire weekend

* Event-sharing with the California Crime Writers Conference

Ticket prices go up on March 1st. Right now they're only a C-note, and that includes the awards banquet on Saturday night. You can pay right online through Paypal:


Seriously, you'll kick yourself if you miss this. And if we don't sell out, I'll also be hunting you down for a few kicks.