Since it's my birthday and the day I get to post on Wicked Authors, I get to tell you about the fun time I had with Angie Fox over at ARCHON in Collinsville, IL.
I didn't get there until around 3 on Friday afternoon, but the conference was already in full swing. My timing was flawless since I arrived just as Angie was signing books. I got her to sign a copy of MY ZOMBIE VALENTINE. As you can see by the picture below, Angie's very serious when she signs a book.
After that we hung out and browsed the dealer area where Angie signed more books for her readers and I snagged a Pikachu back pack for my daughter and a Star Wars toy for one of my sons.
On Saturday, I had both of my panels with young adult author Cole Gibsen and had a blast! It was great to talk about some of the young adult books I've read and look forward to reading. I even got a few new ones for my never-ending TBR pile. I ate lunch with Angie, Cole, and urban fantasy author Kasey Mackenzie. She's an absolute delight and it was great chatting with her.
Darth Vader and moi
Looks like somebody paid to have this man arrested by Darth Vader and crew! (For 20 minutes anyway!)
Wicked authors trying on corsets. You'll have to wait to learn what we got and what conference we plan to wear them at. ;)
Want to see all the photos I took? Check here.
The end of Saturday went off with a bang with the masquerade ball. I didn't take any pictures, but let me tell you a lot of love went into those costumes. Everyone did a great job of going into character and showing off their work!
I didn't get a chance to go to the conference on Sunday due to a family football trip, but I had so much fun for the two days I got to hang out with everyone!
Of course I couldn't end have a post without a giveaway since I'm about to have an awesome day!
Shawntelle's B-Day Giveaway:
Cheryl Brooks - VIRGIN
Lydia Dare - IN THE HEAT OF THE BITE
Gift Card for a free Loveswept Book
Angie Fox Romance Trading Cards (I wrestled them from her!)
A Little Mayhem Never Hurts - Debut Urban Fantasy Authors Sampler with Me, Amanda Bonilla, and Sandy Williams
(And I'll even add a few more RTC and goodies on top of that!)
I have another giveaway over at Magic & Mayhem for Sandy Williams' upcoming urban fantasy THE SHADOW READER. Just leave a comment to be entered.
Just leave any comment about your weekend went to be entered. Hope you have a great week!