Laura's teaching on writing, Japanese mythology, and more! Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. As part of its mission, ACen brings fans together with guests from the Japanese and US sectors of the anime and manga industry, as well as gaming, cinema, and Asian culture personalities. The event includes a huge exhibit hall, a massive video game room, concerts, dances, educational panels and workshops, premiere screenings, autograph sessions, 24-hour video rooms, tabletop gaming and much, much more!
Come and meet authors of science fiction and fantasy, at the library to sign books and meet readers. They will have books for sale. Bring your questions!
Over 80 authors to meet and browse!
Laura's coming to speak and coach! Get Published! will focus on three topics critical to writers seeking to get their work published: Plot Construction and Conflict, Writing the Opening Paragraph, and the Query Letter. Each panel discussion will be followed by a working session where attendees can immediately practice the techniques discussed and receive feedback.
Join fantasy author Stephanie A. Cain, fantasy author and dog-training expert Laura VanArendonk Baugh, inspirational author Kelly O’Dell Stanley, biographer and historian Ray Boomhower, and others as they talk with readers about their writing and sign books!
Talk with FCHS Creative Writing Club and guests
All are invited to attend GPL's annual Local Author Fair! Meet and visit with dozens of local authors at this FREE event! Interested in writing? Visit with one of the local writing groups! Interested in finding unique, local gifts? Get a head start on your holiday shopping by supporting local authors!
an Indianapolis event for self-publishers and others
Laura will be signing along with 59 other authors at the public event. (Conference attendance is not included.) Every year, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is pleased to present the Colorado Gold Conference, where hundreds of writers from all over the US and beyond gather for a full weekend of writerly camaraderie, exciting programming, and opportunities to pitch projects to the industry's top agents and editors.
You're an author. You write fantasy, science fiction, horror, supernatural, paranormal, or some other kind of fiction that goes beyond the world we live in. Your Christian worldview informs everything you do. You belong at Realm Makers.