How did I do last month?
-Lose 5 lbs (beginning: 233) .
-Fill out financial aid for hospital bill Check; just need to get one more paper from CVS and turn it in
-Buy bookshelf for promo Bought 3/11 Check!
-Order CG and Whispers copies Whispers, yes; CG, not yet
-Order Rex keychains for April signings Ordered 10.
-Add words to existing wips Finished Beach Story; now to run it past a few people before turning it in.
-Edit/submit Defending Your Life Not yet
-Pay down debt/build up savings Getting there....
-Saluki Con (Jan 15-16, 2022) Carbondale, Il $70 Pd 10/22/21 UPDATE: Rescheduled for April 16th
-SI Comic Con (April 2, 2022) Benton, Il Pd $35 9/18/21; Pd $40 for 2023:)
-Indy ComiCon (Easter weekend) Indpls, In Skipped this year, since Saluki Con rescheduled for 16th, but may go as an attendee the 15th, to get pics taken with Dr and Q (TNG) and Klinger (Mash)
-Washington Wine and Brew Fest (April 30th) Washington, In $50 Paid 4/30, when I showed up.
-Weekend With The Authors (May 13-15, 2022) Nashville, TN Pd $300 2021; may need to cancel, due to cousin's wedding on 14th....depends on if Mom wants to go. UPDATE: Will attend this year!! Budget Update: Rooming with someone, so only need $170 for hotel, $100 for gas, and $$ for breakfast/lunch Fri, and breakfast Sat and Sun.
-PopCon (June 3-5) Indy Convention Center, Indpls, In Was asked to be a guest panelist; no word on what it's going to cost. Site says $5/day
-Superman Celebration (June 9-12th, 2022) Metropolis, Il Need to pay $200, since check was never cashed for 2021.
-Wild Deadwood Reads (June 16-18th, 2022) Deadwood, SD 10-3pm Cost: $160 (full table) Skipping it this year; too many cons scheduled already.
Independent Author Book Expo (IABE June 18th) Peoria Convention Center, Peoria, Il Paid $60 3/16
Pride Fest (June 25th) Vincennes, In $25
-Imaginarium Convention (July 8-10, 2022) Louisville, KY $110 Pd 9/15
-Heroes For Kids (July 17th) Perrysville, Mo Pd $50 3/31 (bringing own tables) May need to skip this, due to rising gas prices.....
-Royal Readers (Aug 6th) Mall of America $110 Pd 9/16/21 Thinking seriously about skipping, due to rising gas prices....
-State Fair Thinking of only doing Aug 17-19 this year....
-Daviess Co Wine and Art Fair
-Penned Con, St, Louis, Mo Pd 2020
-Cil-Con Mattoon, Il Pd $100 10/21/21
-First City Music Festival $50 Need to pay $100, since check was never cashed for 2021
-Lexington Legendary Book Signing (Oct 1st) $185 Pd $100 1/18/22
-Non-Con Middletown, OH
-Writer's Block Author Fair Toledo, Oh
-Collector's Carnival and Crafts (Oct 29th) Princeton, In
-Indpls Christmas Gift and Hobby Show (Nov) Indpls State Fairgrounds $100 Pd 11/26 (Bal: $250)
-Louisville Con, Dec 9-11???