This past Saturday was my first time at a convention behind a table. I’ve gone to cons with a professional badge before, but I had just realized that I have never had a table before. I was asked about this at I-Con, if conventions were a good thing for me. Honestly, up until Saturday, I’d always used them for networking and nothing more. Von Allan has had some very interesting posts about the effectiveness of cons on your work after his experience at APE this year (which I was at as an attendee and not behind a table). He basically boils it down to measurable data, and therein lies the problem: there isn’t any. And for data nuts like myself, that bugs me.
Besides getting a copy of Quick Step to Mike Grell, I met two awesome cartoonists, Will Dinski and Sarah Morean. I picked up a couple of their minis and had a good ongoing conversation with them throughout the day. So, in some sense, it was worth being at this con in order to meet them and get exposed to some great new work.
Other than that, I-Con was a little slow for me. I sold a few copies of Quick Step, and I had an awesome time at a BBQ with the rest of the Shocktrauma gang. All in all, it was a good day.
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