Wyrd Con 4 is going to be more amazing thanks to you! To our surprise we not only reached our goal, but surpassed it by over 170%. It is because of the contributions and driving inspiration of people from this community that have made it possible.
Below is the list of backers from our Kickstarter campaign:
Alan The Man 47
Anita "Neeters" Twitchell
Ben Lakner & Brian Harward
Chris T. Vrem
Devin McCarthy and Amanda Mielke
Emily Care Boss
Fei Leung & John ...
Want to learn how to create your own language? Meet Jim Butcher (author of The Dresden Files)? Fly a space craft?
Then you want to join us at Wyrd Con IV! Ticket prices for this year's conference is below. Hope to see you there!
Current Pre-Reg Rate: $85.00 (before Sept 1st)
Full Price : $125.00
Day Pass Pre-Reg Rate: $30.00 (before Sept 1st)
Full Price: $40.00
The story so far: In late April, a note & link to an image was posted to the WyrdCon site from a person calling himself R.U. It was soon discovered that R.U. had a Tumblr http://ruartist.tumblr.com/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/ruartist and would respond to questions about his art. He posts coded messages, first based on crayon color names and, more recently, a time-based color cipher. His messages concern both a Virginia and Annabel Lee, which might be the same person? On June 1st he posted a piece of coded art, ...
Jeff Gomez (CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment) discusses the importance of storytelling and storyworld building and why story is of the upmost importance in entertainment.
Now that event submissions are closed what's coming up next for Wyrd Con?
Here's a handy list of the major dates you should be aware of!
May 31st - Event Submissions Closed.
June 1st - The RuArtist ARG becomes even more active. (http://ruartist.tumblr.com/)
June 15th - The results of the 20k Kickstarter level are announced. Will your choice win?
July 1st - Event Registration Opens!
This is the first opportunity to login to the system and register for events.
Badge & Event Registration: https://www.regonline.com/wyrdcon4
Hotel Registration: http://goo.gl/cP2lT
September 1st - Badge price goes to ...
To our fans, friends, and supporters,
This year one of our noteworthy designers, Cal Cotton has been diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer. Cal was a staple of the community and a friend to us here at Wyrd Con. Because of this diagnosis Cal is unable to attend his normal fairs and events throughout the area. While his day job does include insurance and provides medical coverage, much of of him and his wife's household income came from the many events he attended throughout the year.
In light ...
We just wanted to send a warm thank you to everyone who donated, shared on Facebook, Tweeted, and told everyone they knew about our Kickstarter.
We have met and exceeded our goal!
Our Kickstarter is now ended. Now the final planning to bring you an extraordinary convention can really begin!
Don't forget to get your panel, games, and event submissions soon. Submissions close May 31st!
Q: For anyone not familiar with your work, can you tell us the type of books you write and your most prolific series?
A: I'm a fantasy novelist who is best known for the Dresden Files, a series of books about Harry Dresden, Professional Wizard.
Q: When you decide you wanted to be a writer?
A: I first considered the possibility when I was 18, but it took me until I was 19 to decide to go for it.
Q: What preparation did you take that led you down ...