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Five Year Mission
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Mikey Mason (a nationally touring standup comedian by trade) made a splash on YouTube with the video for his song, %u201CShe Don't Like Firefly,%u201D which spurred the recording of his crowd-funded geek rock/comedy album, %u201CImpotent Nerd Rage.%u201D He recently completed his second geek album, "Barbarian Jetpack," and is now working on an EP of non-comedic songs inspired by Neil Gaiman's novel American Gods. Mikey's work has been featured on Nerdist.com, MTV Geek News, SyFy's Blastr.com, and in Time Magazine's Techland. He has made multiple appearances both on NBC and at the legendary House Of Blues, headlined on all four coasts and performed at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, the 2011 Geek Media Expo, and RPG conventions across the US. He is also a proud media sponsor of Can't Stop The Serenity, a fundraiser for Equality Now, and performs at at least one CSTS each year. "Soooo great!!" - Morena Baccarin (Firefly, Serenity, Homeland, V) "Hilarious." "Totally catchy." "His voice is so awesome that we immediately ran to his website to check out his tour schedule." -Blastr.com (SyFy Channel) "This album totally doesn't suck. Which I like. The music is quality, the guy can sing and play and not to be captain cliche or anything... but I found myself wanting more." -Audrey Brown, bornforgeekdom.com %u201CThe wordplay is genius.%u201D -Juliette B. Edwards, nerdsraging.com "My dad had a great sense of humor, knew hundreds of jokes, puns, limericks, etc and would have LOVED your song!" -Cindy Gygax (Daughter of RPG luminary Gary Gygax) Learn more at mikeymason.com.
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Robert Pyatt, Ph. D.
John F. Allen is an American speculative fiction writer born in Indianapolis, IN. He is an active member of Indiana Horror Writers and serves as its Vice President and is also a member of Indiana Writers Center. He began writing stories as early as the second grade and has pursued all forms of writing at some point, throughout his career. He studied Liberal Arts at IUPUI with a focus in Creative Writing. John%u2019s debut novel, The God Killers is planned for publication in Summer 2013 with Seventh Star Press. John currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife, son and daughter.
For additional information, please refer to John Allen's Web Page.
I have been a licensed cosmetologist for over five years; I am skilled at fantasy hair and makeup. I create and sell jewelry and hair accessories. I also have many really great entertainment based panel ideas!
Growing up, Matt Betts consumed vast amounts of pop culture, watching cartoons, listening to various music, regularly viewing the old monster movies on weekend television and reading everything he could get his hands on. He is a former radio personality whose fiction and speculative poetry appears in various publications, including the Sidekicks! Anthology, Kaleidotrope, eSteampunk and The Book of Tentacles anthology. Much to his own surprise, he was mentioned in the New York Times for his zombie poetry. For a little over a decade Matt ran a writing and critique group in Columbus Ohio called the Naked Wordshop, which isn't nearly as dirty as it sounds. He blogs at www.mattbetts.com and Twitters as @captplothole. His steampunk/alternate history novel Odd Men Out will be released by Dog Star Books in the summer of 2013.
For additional information, please refer to Matt Betts's Web Page.
I was asked to complete this in order to help with Artemis on Friday from 3-8 and Saturday from 10-1. I hope that I got the information in the correct place.
Named a Naptown notable resident by Intake Magazine, as well as one of the most talented writers around today by the Writers Page, Kate Chaplin is an multi-award-winning film maker whose projects have appeared on MTV, local television, film festivals, in print and online. Ms. Chaplin's latest film project First They Came for won awards the Indy Award, the Gold Award and was nominated for the Hoosier Lens Award. Ms. Chaplin works on many film productions in Indiana as a Co-Producer, Assistant Director, or Script Supervisor. She is the author of The Belief Test and the president of the Indy Writers' group. Ms. Chaplin is passionate about film and sought after to provide film classes at local schools, libraries and leadership organizations to help inspire others to learn more about filmmaking.
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David Daring owner of Graphic Attack Productions has written/produced a full length Science Fiction movie, The Parchene Conspiracy which won Best Set Design at the World Independent Film Expo of 2010. He also wrote a computer game -- years ago -- called The Reign of the Red Dragon. It was for the Radio Shack model I, III, IV computers and was featured at Rivercon. He has also written a fantasy trilogy: Bones of the Pillar Lord -- the first book of the series is on sale at Amazon.com and Barnes and Nobles ( Under the title: CURSE OF THE GRAY FORTRESS, to be followed by CURSE OF GETHORIA to be followed by: CURSE OF THE SISTER SEED. All books have been written and are in line for publication ). He has had scripts reviewed at the William Morris Agency and Creative Artists Agency, and has written spec scripts for multiple actors. His film scripts have received two Honorable Mention awards: The Curse of Bleth (fantasy) ; The Icy hand (drama).
Dillan Dick is a soldier in the US Army Reserves, a former Eagle Scout, and just an all-around geek. When not watching zombie movies and critiquing them on how people could survive, he loves to watch UFC fights, read the Earth's Children series by Jean M. Aul, as well as prepare for the upcoming zombie apocalypse.
Mark C. Dooley is "De Boss" of the Whoosier Network, Indiana's Doctor Who club, as well as writer/artist of the online comic strip "The Actual, Semi-True Adventures of Mark and Dee" (www.deboss1.blogspot.com). He owes it all to his mom for letting him stay up late watching "Nightmare Theater" when he was seven years old. One man's "sick and twisted childhood" is another man's "inspirational parenting".
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TammyJo Eckhart, PhD, returns for another fun year at Inconjunction. A published author of non-fiction, science fiction, fantasy, horror, historical, and contemporary fiction, she is represented by Terrie Wolf of AKA Literary, LLC. A self-proclaimed "Geek Girl" she loves to talk with readers and fellow geeks. She is also returning this year to run her 8th WoD tabletop game -- new players always welcomed.
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Bob Freeman is an author, specializing in Occult Detective Fiction. In addition to writing, Bob is a fantasy and horror cover artist, and is well-known in the paranormal community as an investigator with Nightstalkers of Indiana. He lives in rural Indiana with his wife and son.
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Eric Garrison is active in the writing community in Indianapolis, Indiana. He lives in the Circle City with his wife, step-daughter and a cabal of cats. He also enjoys gaming, home brewing beer, and finding innovative uses for duct tape. Eric's latest novel, Reality Check, is a science fiction adventure released by Hydra Publications. Eric has also written four urban fantasy novels. These include the Road Ghosts trilogy (to be released by Seventh Star Press), as well as Blue Spirit. His novels are dark supernatural fantasies, dealing with ghosts, demonic possession and even sinister fairy folk. Eric's short story, "Drag Show" appeared in the Fall 2011 edition of Strange, Weird and Wonderful Magazine. His flash piece, "Dark Reflection", appeared in the Indiana Horror 2011 anthology. Eric won The Iron Writer Challenge in March 2013 with his flash story, "Killer Cure".
For additional information, please refer to Eric Garrison's Web Page.
Working as a volunteer for the Artemis Starship Bridge Simulator game with Joe Greene. Working Friday 3pm-8pm and Saturday 10am -1pm.
Ms. Grause (rhymes with drowsy) enjoys many aspects of geekdom - from comics, sci-fi and anime to gaming, costuming and the internet. By day, a mild-mannered state government employee and by night (and weekend) discovering new outlets for her curiosity. She is also currently the female half of a band, Fate Pies. This is her seventh Inconjunction and looks forward to many more.
Jacquelyn Greene is a young Pegasister, but loves the show. She has made a few of her own pony characters, and has ponified some of her different characters. She has made her own world, and has a large cast of characters all living in it. She is working on writing down these stories, but has only managed to finish writing one. She is also working on stories in different worlds, though most of these worlds are not as developed as her first. She is a budding Origami enthusiast, though spends most of time making paper dragons.
Joe 'Volg' Greene is a costumer, LEGO roboticist, SciFi fan, DIY addict and UNIX admin. This guy's a geek! He's big! He's green! But he's fuzzy, not mean.
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Wife of Volg. Mother of Serena Mooneye and Melody. Mistress of their Universe.
Singer-songwriter Cernowain Greenman has been a consummate storyteller, professional speaker and dedicated musician for a number of years. He has boldly stepped onto the Pagan Music scene with a quiver full of mystical songs that awaken the spirit. Ranging from folk to rock to blues to vaudeville, %u201CCern%u201D brings listening bliss to Pagans of all ages with his gifts of story and song. Anaan Sapphira, the "Muse", is the duo's female vocalist and percussionist. Anaan brings her beautiful descants and background voice, along with drums and a variety of percussion, to complete this duo's special uplifting and enchanting sound.
For additional information, please refer to Cern Greenman's Web Page.
local artist from northwest indiana -pumpkin carving -pattern making -artifical and real pumpkin carving I have been carving and collecting pumpkin patterns for about 15 years. My Collection includes over 5000 patterns from your basic Dracula to the extreme Enterprise. I know create my own patterns! I started by just using a black marker and a picture now I use technology to create my patterns.
I am an artist from northern Illinois and do a variety of art from comic books to comic strips to storyboards to comps for ads and newspaper ad design and flyers as well. I have a successful online strip Marty and Spud, www.martyandspud.com.
For additional information, please refer to Matthew Hansel's Web Page.
Ronald Hawkins is a multiple-decade, award-winning journalist. He is a staff writer/chief political writer for the Reporter-Times. He's been writing the Indiana Science Fiction Sojourns column and blog since September 2007. This will be the fifth year he's chaired or participated on InConJunction panels.
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Addie J. King is an attorney by day and a writer by nights, evenings, weekends, and whenever she has a spare moment. Her short story "Poltergeist on Aisle Fourteen" was published in MYSTERY TIMES TEN 2011 by Buddhapuss Ink, and an essay entitled, "Building Believable Legal Systems in Science Fiction and Fantasy" was published in EIGHTH DAY GENESIS; A WORLDBUILDING CODEX FOR WRITERS AND CREATIVES by Alliteration Ink. Her novel, THE GRIMM LEGACY, is available now from Musa Publishing. The sequel, THE ANDERSEN ANCESTRY is scheduled for release in Spring, 2013. Her short story, "Welcome to New York" was just published in TRIUMPH OVER TRAGEDY, a charity ebook to raise money for the Red Cross to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. Her website can be found at www.addiejking.com
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Timothy Lane has a BS from Purdue in computer science, has edited FOSFAX (a former Hugo nominee) since 1987, and has been a frequent program participant (and occasional moderator) at many conventions, including several Worldcons, highlighted by being co-Fan GOH (with his co-editor and housemate, Elizabeth Garrott) at Windycon in 1997. He minored in economics and history and has continued to study both (with special interests in political and military history), and wrote articles on a number of subjects (including historical materials and environmental science) for Salem Press.
USA Today< best-selling Author, Rosemary Laurey worked her way through careers as a market gardener, potter, nanny, teacher, dressmaker, bookseller and mother before finally discovering what she wanted to be a writer when she grew up. She also writes erotica as Madeleine Oh.
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Sara Jo Easton is the author of the Zarder series, a trilogy of novels set in a world where dragon-like creatures called Onizards are the dominant species and humans must help them defeat the cruel Fire Queen. Sara drew the first Onizards when she was bored in 9th grade math class (in her defense, it was the second day in a row of graphing a plane). Over a decade later, she has attended college for Journalism, has traveled extensively, and has somehow obtained two insane cats. Her current project is set in an alternate universe rural Ohio where a succubus, a siren and a banshee work together to protect a town from forces that are (amazingly) more threatening than that combination of monsters working together.
Bryan O'Neill was born in Terre Haute, IN. He is an only child. In his youth he worked at a video store, then later a General Cinema in Indianapolis. His love for film, along with the growing epidemic of reboots, inspired him to create the book Original Plots: The Unified Field Theory of Storytelling. A guide to creating original stories, world building and character development across all genres. This is his first book.
For additional information, please refer to Bryan O'Neill's Web Page.
David Lee Pancake
David Lee Pancake is a sculptor & painter of fantasy art. He began his art at an early age and displays more then four decades of artistic talent and skill. He pursues a variety of subject matter which includes a series of sculpted risqué angels, dragons, comic book heroes, nudes, abstracts, and other figurines. His paintings sometimes reveal a humorous pun, ponder a social issue or evoke an eureka moment. His art graces the homes of fans around the globe.
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Stella Price is a jerk of all trades. As an author she had over 24 novels published, 10 short stories and helps to run a small publishing company. As a graphic artist she has over 200 book covers under her belt and has recieved several awards including an Ariana and has been up for a Fango. Most recently, she has becoming convention director to the fastest up and coming literary convention in the country, Authors After Dark, which she runs entirely by herself. You can find her work and the insanity she calls her life at www.stellaandaudra.com and on twitter at @Eververse.
For additional information, please refer to Stella Price's Web Page.
An InConJunction attendee since 2005, Bob Richey is involved in costuming and creating Huge creatures using cheap and simple materials.
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R. J. Sullivan's novel Haunting Blue is an edgy paranormal thriller and the first book of the adventures of punk girl Fiona "Blue" Shaefer and her boyfriend Chip Farren. Haunting Obsession, a Rebecca Burton Novella, was released by Seventh Star Press. Seventh Star is releasing a new, authorized edition of Haunting Blue in early 2014. R.J. just finished next chapter in Fiona's story, Virtual Blue, coming from Seventh Star later this year. R.J. resides with his family in Heartland Crossing, Indiana. He is an officer of the Indiana Horror Writers. Check in regularly at www.rjsullivanfiction.com to learn the latest about the projects of R. J. Sullivan.
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With a list of qualifications including (but not limited to) b-movie maven, SubGenius preacher, amateur improv enthusiast, sci-fi fan, computer programmer and author, amateur prop and costume designer wanna-be, amateur astronomer, playwright, webmaster, follower of all things urban-legend and/or myth, past InConJunction ConChair, and hard-core chili-head, Jeff Thompson is either a modern-day renaissance man, or someone that will do anything once you get a drink in him.
Jeff's been attending InConJunction since 1983 and has been working for the convention since 1992. You can regularly catch Jeff at the Top Ten Worst Movies panel, Video Trivia Contest, Sci-Fi Whose Line, as an occasional member of InConJunction's acting troupe (the "It's Not Our Fault Players") or preaching at InConJunction's on-again/off-again SubGenius Devival. If you can't find him there, odds are he's in the bar.
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Wax Chaotic is a trio of musicians who've been putting their own twist on folk music since 2011. Both musically and lyrically eclectic, they change the mood and tone of their performance as whimsy dictates. Their musical influences include alternative, punk, bluegrass, blues, rock, pop, and of course, traditional and modern folk. They are lyrical storytellers, weaving themes of science-fiction and fantasy in with real-world events from their own lives. As a unit, the band tours the Midwest, looking for good places to spark musical mischief.
For additional information, please refer to Wax Chaotic's Web Page.
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