Conventions

Zenkaikon 2018: Thia’s First Con Experience

I recently got to have one of the best experiences of my life thus far. That was my first time at a convention. I am so glad my first con was Zenkaikon in Lancaster, PA. Lancaster is a great town with lots to offer con goers, so it was the perfect place for Zenkaikon. To… Continue reading Zenkaikon 2018: Thia’s First Con Experience

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Zenkaikon 2018: Bullying in Fandom Panel

The Knights of Fandom are a Tumblr-based group that fights bullying in fandom groups online. It was started by Lady Norbert, who found that a lot of her Tumblr community was experiencing bullying. Naturally, she got mad about it and decided to do something about it. I discovered The Knights of Fandom at Zenkaikon 2018.… Continue reading Zenkaikon 2018: Bullying in Fandom Panel

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Zenkaikon 2018: Overcoming Con Anxiety Panel

The lovely Aniyah Lyszt and Levy Cross of Pleasant Nightmare Entertainment gave a wonderfully insightful panel on overcoming con anxiety. It’s no secret that I have a decent amount of anxiety. This anxiety is a big factor in why I became a part of the gaming/nerd communities. I rarely have to go outside or be… Continue reading Zenkaikon 2018: Overcoming Con Anxiety Panel

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Zenkaikon 2018: Empathy

I had the absolute pleasure of attending Zenkaikon 2018 this year. I will gush about all the fun that was had for hours. However, I want to talk about a very specific moment. As press, I go there to work. I love going to conventions, but I love them more when I'm working them. I… Continue reading Zenkaikon 2018: Empathy

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Zenkaikon 2018: An Overview

My mind is still a buzz from our weekend at Zenkaikon, a convention I will never get tired of talking about, that I absolutely adore, and that I look forward to every year. This is only my second year at Zenkaikon and it did not disappoint. I want to point out something extremely important: whilst… Continue reading Zenkaikon 2018: An Overview