Author Topic: Writing excuses at C2E2? A hopeful fan makes plea number three  (Read 1474 times)

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I'll preface this by stating that i have sent emails to Brandon (through his website) and Howard (found his email address on his website), but was unable to find an email address for Dan.

So here's the basic premise: I love Writing Excuses, Brandon's books, Howard's comics, and am waiting with bated breath for the day i can finally get my hands on a copy of 'I am not a Serial Killer'

I live in Chicago IL, and a few weeks ago, I attended the pre-launch party of the first ever Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which included a focus group where, among other things, the people running the con asked us who we wanted to see there.  I, of course, mentioned Writing Excuses. (Also Brandon Sanderson specifically)

They seemed rather receptive to the idea, because they are hoping that this con (by far the largest in the region) will open to more than just comic books:  with booths featuring both video and tabletop gaming, and even a rumored booth for TOR books.

Now that I made by plea at their end, I am here to make it to you directly:  bring Writing Excuses to Chicago!

I don't care if they ask you to come, if you ask them to invite you, or if you meet somewhere in the middle, I just want to see a live panel with WE.

C2E2 is slated for mid-April 2010.

Their website can be found here:
http://www.chicagocomicandentertainmentexpo.com/
The company running C2E2 also runs the NY Comic Con:
http://www.nycomiccon.com/
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Re: Writing excuses at C2E2? A hopeful fan makes plea number three
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2009, 04:56:07 PM »
Wow. I'd certainly be up for it, and by April 2010 I'd even have a US book to sell. We'll definitely look into it.
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Re: Writing excuses at C2E2? A hopeful fan makes plea number three
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009, 03:12:25 AM »
*Does geeky fan-dance*  ;D

Great to hear it!
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Re: Writing excuses at C2E2? A hopeful fan makes plea number three
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2009, 05:31:42 PM »
So is this open to everyone or only if you receive an invitation?
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Re: Writing excuses at C2E2? A hopeful fan makes plea number three
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2009, 06:51:13 PM »
Anyone can go to the convention if you pay to register. Being on panels would only be by invitation.
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Re: Writing excuses at C2E2? A hopeful fan makes plea number three
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2009, 04:27:41 AM »
Being on panels would only be by invitation.

I'm sure that they have a list of people they intend on inviting, but i'm willing to bet that if an author expressed an interest in speaking, they'd extend an invitation.

note that I am, in no way, affiliated with C2E2.  the most i can do is recommend to them that they invite you, and recommend you to ask them.
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