When Words Collide 2022


Full program A Wizard Did It! Magic Systems as Science (Sunday, 2PM MDT) Laura VanArendonk Baugh Put a dozen fantasists in a room and lines will quickly be drawn between proponents of Sanderson’s Laws of Magic, writers with encyclopedias full of crafting data, and some who turn up their hands…

CasaCon December 2022


Three days of geekery and craft talk, all free online! Join Laura on Friday, December 16th, for her talk on Author Marketing & Branding. We start at 1pm Eastern. Laura VanArendonk Baugh will discuss technical aspects of branding and marketing, with walk-throughs for setting up and maintaining an author website…


Pro Writing Aid’s Fantasy Writers’ Week 2023


If you love writing fantasy, this is the event for you. Join thousands of other fantasy writers to learn from the experts, find your community, and write your fantasy novel. I (Laura) will be speaking on Using Criticism (Without Taking It Personally): Criticism and rejection are an inescapable and invaluable part…

Anime Central 2023

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL, United States

Join me for Road Trip on the Kumano Kodō, a talk about the thousand year old pilgrimage route and its history! Update: Saturday, 10am!

Origins 2023

Greater Columbus Convention Center 400 NORTH HIGH STREET, Columbus, OH, United States

Come find me at this annual game fair! I'll have an author table in the vendor hall.

Realm Makers 2023

Sheraton Westport Chalet 191 W Port Plaza Dr, St Louis, MO, United States

Come and visit, and I'll have a table with signed books too! Free public book fair on Saturday night.

New Castle-Henry County Renaissance Festival

New Castle Henry County Public Library 218 S. 15th St, New Castle, IN, United States

Food, music, medieval performers, animals, and tons of shopping! Falconry, live theater, and more. I'll be selling and signing!

Gen Con 2023

Indiana Convention Center 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN, United States

Road Trip on the Kumano Kodō Thursday, 10 AM (1 hour) The Kumano Kodō is one of only two UNESCO-honored pilgrimage trails in the world, used since the 10th century for physical and spiritual journeys and helping to create a millennium of peaceful religious syncretism. Join a thousand years of…

PopCon Indy

Indiana Convention Center 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN, United States

PopCon is about more than just comics. We are the convergence of all things Pop Culture. From Anime to Art & Music to Gaming and so much more.

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold 2023

The Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center 13200 E 14th Pl, Aurora, CO, United States

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers will proudly host the 2023 Colorado Gold Writers Conference Sept. 8-10, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver. In addition to our always stellar content and networking opportunities, this year marks the 40th anniversary of RMFW as an organization. Not only will founding members attend, speak and…