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RomCon 2014-A Short Review

Last weekend I attended RomCon 2014 down in Denver. RomCon is a conference for readers and writers in the Romance genre and its various sub-genres. There was a lot going on and a fair few people, but the conference has a very intimate feel with plenty of opportunities for meeting authors. It is a primarily fan driven conference, but they also sponsor RomCon University which provides various topics of interest to authors and aspiring writers.

You might ask, how did a Lutheran pastor end up at a romance conference? Several reasons. 1) My wife reads a lot of romance, primarily in the science fiction and paranormal genres, and her favorite author, S.E. Smith, was going to be at the conference. 2) The weekend before the conference my wife won two free registrations. Otherwise I was going to be left in the hotel room or sent off to the Colorado Rockies games; and 3) I read books, and sometimes I read romances, albeit primarily in the historical genre.

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Note from Portus: Registration Discount!

For those considering going to Portus 2008, where I’ll be speaking twice, participating in a podcast with HP Progs, as well as in a podcasting panel, the last chance for discounted registration is NOW!

The TAXMAN brings you our last discount before Portus!  It’s May, and owls are flying all over the country dropping off those much desired tax refunds. To celebrate all the extra galleons and sickles being dropped at our doorsteps, we have decided to present you with one last discount before Portus arrives this July! From May 13 through May 31st, enter the code TAXMAN when registering for Portus,and you will receive a 20% discount on full and day registrations. It’s the perfect time to give your friend or relative a gift registration for Portus! Act soon before the price freezes at $220.00for a full registration! To register, please visit http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=998e88c1-ac3c-478f-b9cf-cac38f0d61ef