Tag: fantasy

Ghosts in the Yew: An Interview with Local Fantasy Author Blake Hausladen

Game of Thrones Season 2 has ended.  The Winds of Winter won’t be out ’til who knows when.  Seven hells, I hate waiting!  That said, A Song of Ice and Fire is reaching a popularity threshold I’m not entirely comfortable with.  Ask me some other time about the Daenerys “fans” I met at my last Cubs... Read more »

Meetup.com: Discover Your New Dungeon Mates and Drinking Buddies

It might be a sign that I’m getting older, but I’ve been avoiding the trendy social networking/news/imagery sites.  Pinterest, Tumblr, Plurk, Reddit…  I asked my geek guy to explain the differences to me.  It didn’t work. …BUT THEN, in a shocking twist, I discovered Meetup.com.  The site totally gets my stamp of approval.  Meetup users... Read more »

Join the Cyphan Army

I’m posting twice in a day.  Either I’m home alone on my couch, or it’s an exciting day to be a geek! …or both. It’s both. This time, I’m yapping about Cyphan. It’s a sci-fi and fantasy convention this weekend at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. If you’ve never been to a con before, smaller events... Read more »