So after a few centuries of procrastination, I've finally wrangled out of Doug the Con Survival Guide he's been promising me. As an extra added bonus he included within its pages the Con on a Budget article he'd been thinking of writing as well.
Experience pro or newly thinking about hitting a convention, there's a lot of good advice in this article based on several years of experience going to these things. Give it a go; it may just save your life...or at the very least your convention experience.
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For everyone who has been waiting so patiently, we have a spectacular announcement. Despite being deeply buried in his work on Peter Jackson's ever-expanding Hobbit movies, famed artist-designer John Howe is nearly finished with his special pencil illustrations for our fancy Two Hearts hardcover. If he continues to turn them in at the current pace, then this long-awaited project and The Last Unicorn audiobook will be ready before the end of the summer, and released as soon as they come in from their respective manufacturing sources.
"The Bridge Partner" is a uniquely different Peter S. Beagle story — a psychological suspense thriller created when Neil Gaiman invited Peter to step outside the fantasy arena and write something "really special" for an anthology Neil was editing. Peter took up the challenge but missed the deadline, so "The Bridge Partner" wound up seeing first publication in Peter's 2011 collection Sleight of Hand.
Aniplex of America Announces Simulcast Details for The irregular at magic high school and MEKAKUCITY ACTORS FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Two Highly-Anticipated Titles will be Streaming on the Aniplex Channel, Hulu, Crunchyroll, and DAISUKI
SANTA MONICA, CA (April 4, 2014) –Aniplex of America Inc. has announced today the details of the simulcast schedules for two of their highly-anticipated titles scheduled to begin streaming this month. These titles are The irregular at magic high school and MEKAKUCITY ACTORS. Both of these titles will be available to fans on the Aniplex Channel (www.AniplexChannel.com), Hulu (www.Hulu.com), Crunchyroll (www.crunchyroll.com), and DAISUKI (www.Daisuki.net) only a few hours following its original air-time in Japan.
LEGENDARY X-JAPAN STAR YOSHIKI EXPANDS HIS FIRST EVER CLASSICAL WORLD TOUR ADDING DATES IN TAIPEI, TOKYO AND OSAKA
TOKYO, JAPAN (APRIL 3, 2014) - International rock icon Yoshiki announced today that he will add three new concert dates across Asia to his highly anticipated YOSHIKI CLASSICAL TOUR. X-Japan's founder and leader will bring his first ever classical concert tour to Taipei, Taiwan (June 13th), Tokyo, Japan (June 16th) and Osaka, Japan (June 17th). The newly added concert dates follow Yoshiki's recently announced Bangkok, Thailand date on June 10th.