Events


This is a list of events, local and world-wide, pertaining to literature, authors, and writing. One wouldn't want to forget a special occasion.



 2018  Name Description
Feb 9-11 Farpoint Sci-fi, fantasy, horror & super heroes convention in Hunt Valley, MD (new location in 2018)
July 6-8 Shore Leave 40 Sci-fi / Star Trek convention in Hunt Valley, MD - Note: Registration is now OPEN! (I already have my badge number!)
Recurring Name Description
Jan 2 National Science Fiction Day A day to celebrate science fiction (U.S.)
April 1-30 Camp NaNoWriMo (April) Camp NaNoWriMo is a virtual writer’s retreat, designed for maximum flexibility and creativity. They welcome word-count goals between 30 and 1,000,000. In addition, writers can tackle any project they’d like, including new novel drafts, revision, poetry, scripts, and short stories.
May 4 Star Wars Day A day to celebrate the Star Wars stories
May 25 Towel Day Tribute to Doug Adams
June 16 Bloomsday Honor James Joyce
July 1-31 Camp NaNoWriMo (July) Camp NaNoWriMo is a virtual writer’s retreat, designed for maximum flexibility and creativity. They welcome word-count goals between 30 and 1,000,000. In addition, writers can tackle any project they’d like, including new novel drafts, revision, poetry, scripts, and short stories.
Nov 1-30 Nanowrimo National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.
Nov 30 Computer Security Day At least change the password on your PC so you don't lose all the stories you're working on to some hacker!

I'll add more as I find them...

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