Science Fiction and Fantasy Conventions and Me

So I completely spaced on writing my blog post yesterday. Bad senior editor! I blame the World Fantasy Convention, which I was at this past weekend.

Have you ever been to an SF&F convention? There are two different kinds. World Fantasy Con is literature-focused – the panels are about books, the guests and attendees are authors and publishers and editors and aspiring authors. The other kind is all about media – the guests are actors, the panels are about TV or movies or anime, and the attendees dress up (cosplay). San Diego Comic-Con is an example of the second kind.

I’ve been going to both kinds for a long time.

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