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I'm going to share a booth with the Oregon Writer's Colony at OryCon 37, November 20-22nd in Portland, Oregon. This was set up by my sister-in-law, Rachelle, who is also a writer and works with the OWC. I am lucky to have a sister-in-law who pushes me to do things related to my book--like going to conventions and getting a publisher.
Actually, I'm starting to put together a small list of conventions and things I might be able to promote the book at. Here's what I've got so far:
I'll have a table here from Nov 20th through 22nd , 2015
Newcon PDX (A convention for every flavor of nerd)
Still looking into whether or not I can do a panel or something--January 15th through January 17th, 2016.
Wizard World Comic Con Portland 2016
I'll probably just go to this. Not sure if there's a public appearance opportunity--February 19-20-21, 2016
2016 Northwest Publishing Conference
I've been invited to speak about the marketing plan and my relationship with my publisher on March 5th, 2016
Norwescon Seatac, WA
Again, not sure there's an appearance opportunity here, but it's from March 24-27th , 2016
Emerald City Comic Con (Seattle, WA)
Same again--this is a big one. Not sure if there's an appearance opportunity--April 7th through the 10th
One item I haven't found a good supplier for yet is T-shirts. I was working with a place called ooshirts.com for some Ts to promote my graphic novel The Helm. The ones they printed on white shirts worked out great, but I've been very unhappy with their work on dark and colored shirts. I ordered a couple of test prints of Fish Wielder T-shirts more than a month ago and they have yet to even send them. Meanwhile, dark shirts I've run for The Helm have been a disaster. I can't recommend Ooshirts unless you are working on white shirts, so I'm not even posting their link here.