140: The Conventions & Comic Cons Survival Guide
In these highlights from our YouTube Live show with Gollancz’s Marcus Gipps and Stevie Finnegan we look into the world of conventions, comic cons and other bookish events. AND we have some exclusive news about GollanczFest!
In this episode you will discover…
- Where you can find out about conventions
- How you can prepare for festivals and get the most out of them
- Tips on how to negotiate cons and festivals if you’re not good with crowds of strangers
- How to assemble a survival kit for a convention and how to embrace the power of a good nap
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Links to conventions:
- Ansible: https://ansible.uk/
- British Fantasy Society: http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/
- World Con: https://dublin2019.com/
- RNA: https://romanticnovelistsassociation.org/
- RWA: https://www.rwa.org/
- Historical Novel Society UK: https://historicalnovelsociety.org/events/uk-conference-2/
- Historical Writers of America: http://historicalwritersofamerica.org/
- Historic Writers’ Association: https://historicalwriters.org/
- London Film and Comic Con: https://www.londonfilmandcomiccon.com/
- YALC: https://www.londonfilmandcomiccon.com/index.php/exhibitors/yalc
- EasterCon: https://www.ytterbium.org.uk/
- FantasyCon: https://www.hwsevents.co.uk/shop-2
- BoucherCon: http://www.bouchercon.com/
- Nine Worlds: https://nineworlds.co.uk/
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