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Miss Cecil Castellucci - Authoress & Artiste

 

okbjgm:

why is this man smiling?
might be that i am in the middle of one of the happiest moments in my middle-history!  
on october first - thanks to all of the middlefans who contributed to the crowd-funded franchise resurrection - you will be able to see the awesomeness that was the middleman cast reunion and live reading for absolutely free at www.o2stk.com.
…and perhaps buy the brand new graphic novel “the pan universal parental reconciliation”!
until then - all of the existing middleman graphic novels and videos are available at www.o2stk.com!

okbjgm:

why is this man smiling?

might be that i am in the middle of one of the happiest moments in my middle-history!  

on october first - thanks to all of the middlefans who contributed to the crowd-funded franchise resurrection - you will be able to see the awesomeness that was the middleman cast reunion and live reading for absolutely free at www.o2stk.com.

…and perhaps buy the brand new graphic novel “the pan universal parental reconciliation”!

until then - all of the existing middleman graphic novels and videos are available at www.o2stk.com!

terfosaurus-rex:

thegendercritic:

Gender is a hierarchy.  Gender is oppression. 

funny how dudes that don’t even question suffrage don’t realize they are recycling the same boring ass arguments as anti-suffrage males from back in the day

Long Beach Comic Con Schedule!

Long Beach Comic Con Schedule!

Saturday, 9/27

SAT 3:30PM HERO Ladies First: The Impact of Women in Comics The comic book landscape is becoming a place for everyone and women everywhere are leading that charge. Corinna Bechko, Sandy King Carpenter, Cecil Castellucci, Amanda Conner, Barbara Kesel, Babs Tarr and Esther Watson talk about knocking down doors and overcoming stereotypes in the comic book industry.

Sunday, 9/28

Sun 12pm Class #Make Comics: A Journey of 10,000 Words: The Art of Writing a Novel Finishing a novel can be a daunting proposition. Come ask these acclaimed novelists about their creative proccess. On the panel Castellucci, JT Krul, Sattin, and Alex Segura,

Sun 3PM 103A/B YA Riot: Stories for a Young Adult Audience
Join best-selling YA novelists Leigh Bardugo, Cecil Castellucci, Melissa de la Cruz, Michael Johnston, and Margaret Stohl as they discuss the variety of forms young adult writing takes, from fantasy, to graphic novel and more, and their own approaches to writing in the constantly shifting world of YA. Robin Benway, moderator

http://longbeachcomiccon.com

Do you have a Book Club? Skype with me!

Book Club! Book Club! Book Club!

Do you have a book club? Are you planning on reading one of my novels? Here’s a little treat for you. If the answer to these questions is yes, I would be happy to do a Skype visit with your book club to discuss the book!

If you send me a picture of your book club and proof that you’ve purchased 6+ copies of the book of mine that you are going to discuss I will happily arrange (to the best of my ability and schedule permitting) to Skype in at your book club meeting for half an hour.*

Book Club! Book Club! Book Club!

THE YEAR OF THE BEASTS is coming out in paperback on October 24th, 2014. I am very excited about this book. It’s a hybrid novel / graphic novel that is illustrated by Nate Powell. Do you have a book club? Are you planning on reading THE YEAR OF THE BEASTS**? If the answer to these questions is yes, here is a little treat for you. I would be happy to Skype in to your book club to discuss the book (actually this offer is good for any of my novels!!) That’s right! Me! Live! In your living room! (Or wherever you meet!) Answering your questions!


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How do you get this fantastic hang out? SO SIMPLE!

Just send me a picture of your book club and proof that you’ve purchased 6+ copies of THE YEAR OF THE BEASTS (or the book of mine that you are going to discuss) I will happily arrange (schedule permitting) to Skype in at your book club meeting for at least a half an hour .

There is no limit to this giveaway. There is no foreseeable deadline.  So you can see how easy it is to win! I will Skype in to any and all book clubs as long as the criteria to win have been met!

Gather your book club and get reading! And to win, remember:

1) send me a group picture of your book club.
2) Send me proof that you’ve purchased 6+ books.
3) We will coordinate as best we can to make a Skype visit happen.

Email entries to misscecil at gmail dot com

*Schedule permitting to the best of my ability to Skype in.  Sometimes things happen.  Like travel. And things.

**Or any of my novels! This deal works for any book club reading any of my books.

***Libraries or Schools!  This deal goes for you as well.

jimrugg:

Comic book panel for an upcoming Dark Horse Presents story

jimrugg:

Comic book panel for an upcoming Dark Horse Presents story

okbjgm:

“When Lost was called onstage to receive the Best Dramatic Series Emmy in 2005, I was the chubby guy in the Nehru jacket and thick-rimmed, yellow-lensed glasses standing catty-corner from series co-creator and thank-you-speech-deliverer Damon Lindelof. I suppose I always wanted to win a major award on primetime while dressed like a Bond villain or a waiter.”
My essay “Gilding the Small Screen, or “is it just me or did TV get good all of a sudden?” was just published by the Los Angeles Review of Books!
http://lareviewofbooks.org/essay/gilding-small-screen-just-tv-get-good-sudden/#

okbjgm:

When Lost was called onstage to receive the Best Dramatic Series Emmy in 2005, I was the chubby guy in the Nehru jacket and thick-rimmed, yellow-lensed glasses standing catty-corner from series co-creator and thank-you-speech-deliverer Damon Lindelof. I suppose I always wanted to win a major award on primetime while dressed like a Bond villain or a waiter.”

My essay “Gilding the Small Screen, or “is it just me or did TV get good all of a sudden?” was just published by the Los Angeles Review of Books!

http://lareviewofbooks.org/essay/gilding-small-screen-just-tv-get-good-sudden/#

Do you have a Book Club? Skype with me!

Do you have a Book Club? Skype with me!

Book Club! Book Club! Book Club!

Do you have a book club? Are you planning on reading one of my novels? Here’s a little treat for you. If the answer to these questions is yes, I would be happy to do a Skype visit with your book club to discuss the book!

If you send me a picture of your book club and proof that you’ve purchased 6+ copies of the book of mine that you are going to discuss I will…

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caressthedetails:

Since Michelle Huneven delivered the keynote at WWLA: The Conference in June, attendees have been asking for a transcript of her talk, “The Trouble with Writing.” It’s now available to all at The Millions! 

caressthedetails:

Since Michelle Huneven delivered the keynote at WWLA: The Conference in June, attendees have been asking for a transcript of her talk, “The Trouble with Writing.” It’s now available to all at The Millions

(Source: writingworkshopsla)