July 22, 2018

Another year, another fantastic Thrillerfest.

This was my fifth year attending this amazing conference. Unlike other writer events, this one has the networking element, with cocktail parties thrown in every night. Being from New Orleans, drinking socially is right up my...

September 24, 2017

This is my fourth Thrillerfest. 

 And this is my fourth time seeing the welcoming projection under that massive head. It's comforting for those that regularly attend, to know what fun awaits.

I arrive on Thursday because getting away work is difficult, so I miss the Craf...

April 9, 2017

I've noticed an evolution in fighting, whether it be fist-fights or fire-fights, on television and in movies. Gone are the days of a one-shot, awkward exchange of blows that one might've seen in the 1960's or 1970's. Of course, there is the exception of Kung Fu movies...

April 5, 2017

I thought to take a look back a bit. This is my third Thrillerfest. It will not be my last.

When I first arrived at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, I prayed to God Of Pitching in hopes that requests would be plentiful.

My "pitch-dance," although viewed as strange and...

March 31, 2017

Putting the finishing touches on the manuscript I plan to pitch.

This convention takes place at the Hyatt Grand in New York every year and it is more of a networking thing than workshop. It's pricey, too, but if you can afford it, it's worth it. There is Craftfest, whic...

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