Andrea Cremer coming to SoCal

Today, when I went to the mail box I found a surprise … a big package containing the first and third books in Andrea Cremer’s Nightshade series. (Of course they wouldn’t send the middle one! Erg.) The series, which tells the story of Calla, the alpha female of a shape-shifting wolf pack, started with Nighshade […]

One Day Only: Horror & Art Book Signing

Are you a fan of Ren & Stimpy? Jim Smith, co-creator of Ren & Stimpy, will be signing copies of his book, Chestaclese at The Hyaena Gallery in Burbank, Calif., tomorrow. Joining him will be: Angus Oblong, creator of the Oblongs on Adultswim, signing copies of Creepy Susie Glenda Rolle, signing Upon Water’s Edge, a […]

Writers of the Future Vol. XXIII Author and Illustrator Signing

On Aug. 25, 13 Writers of the Future judges, including New York Times bestselling authors Tim Powers, Sean Williams, Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven, will be at Borders Books & Music in Pasadena to sign books. Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests winners will also be there. DETAILS: What: Author and Illustrator Book Signing […]

East Coast SF/F Readings and Signings

If you will be in the Seacoast New Hampshire or Southern Maine area now through September, there are some events you might be interested in. Several science fiction and fantasy authors will be making appearances in local bookstores. For more information, visit

Ray Harryhausen Book Signing

Ray Harryhausen will be signing copies of his book The Art of Ray Harryhausen on Monday, July 23 at Mystery & Imagination in Glendale, Calif. Harryhausen is the master special effects animator behind some of my favorite movies, including The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. He’s […]

Attention Harry Potter Fans Under 21 Years Old!

I heard about this from The North Orange County Harry Potter Meetup Group: Scholastic has announced that seven lucky U.S. Harry Potter fans, under the age of 21, will be selected in a sweepstakes and flown to London to join J.K. Rowling at a midnight launch event for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leading […]

ALERT! Book Signing Tomorrow for Southern California Harry Potter Fans

Sorry for the late notice, but I found this in my email just now. Emerson Spartz and Ben Schoen from will be signing their New York Times Bestselling book,’s What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7 tomorrow at the Barnes and Noble in Newport Beach, Calif. This appearance is part of a tour […]