- Oct 16th. 2013
I’m a small fish in an ever-more-crowded pond. Self-publishing and the growing acceptance of erotica means more authors, more choices for readers and the greater need to market oneself, so I love attending my publisher’s annual convention where I can network with other authors, meet readers and—best of all, have a ton of fun!
2013 was Ellora’s Cave’s fifth Romanticon, held at the McKinley Grand in Canton, Ohio. Some attendees arrive on Wednesday to get settled, but Thursday night’s Meet ‘n Greet is where the convention really kicks off. I’d post pictures, but I carry travel stress in my stomach and couldn’t make it downstairs without looking like Quasimodo. Boo!
Last year as well as this year, attendees grab a drink, sing some karaoke or dance, and catch up with old friends as well as make new ones. The hunky Cavemen are also in attendance, so they provide a ton of incentive. ;D Read more