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Sharpening Teeth in the Dragon (Con) Mouth: My 2015 Schedule



Title: Autograph Session
Time: Fri 02:30 pm Location: International Hall South – Marriott

This is early in the convention, and I’m not exactly a bestseller (yet), so don’t expect lines. Or perhaps much company. But I will sign things! I prefer to sign things I’ve written or otherwise been involved with… which means probably not your body parts… probably







Title: Exploitation!
Time: Fri 10:00 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 – Westin
Description: A discussion about the wild world of exploitation, cult, and midnight movies!


Title: Haunted Ground: Ghosts and Other Traumas
Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 – Westin
Description: The importance of setting in horror fiction



Title: Squeamish Folks Need Not Apply
Time: Sat 10:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt (Length: 1)
Description: Panelists on writing horror, dark fantasy, & scary, horrible, gory, putrid stuff. BYO airsick bag!

Illustration from "Worm Would," in my collection LEAPING AT THORNS

Illustration from “Worm Would,” in my collection LEAPING AT THORNS


Title: Historical Horror
Time: Sun 11:30 am Location: Peachtree 1-2 – Westin
Description: The usage of history in horror fiction


Title: Reading: L. Andrew Cooper
Time: Sun 04:00 pm Location: University – Hyatt

I’ll read something new (one of stories in my forthcoming 2016 horror collection PERITONEUM, most likely, and perhaps a nip from my mainstream thriller THE BLUE JACKET CONSPIRACY). Do come.


The event is spread across 5 hotels and the AmericasMart.

The Marriott Marquis 404.521.0000
265 Peachtree Center Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30303
Hyatt Regency Hotel 404.577.1234
265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Hilton Atlanta – Downtown 404.659.2000
255 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel 404.659.6500
165 Courtland Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel 404.659.1400
210 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30303
AmericasMart Atlanta
Building 2
230 Ted Turner Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303

Paranoia Engine 1: They Are Everywhere (Blue Jacket Conspiracy)

Classic conspiracies talk of black vans. In Burning the Middle Ground I warned you about the white ones. Classic conspiracies also talk about the men in black, who blend in. No. Look around you. See them. These are just random images I found online. But what if? Spread the warning.

They’re here already! You’re next! You’re next! You’re next…!


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051512 - PALM BEACH - David Renna, Director of the Club division at The Breakers, poses for a photo to illustrate the versatility and tradition of the blue blazer.  David oversees all of the resort's club membership programs, The Breakers Ocean Club Membership including golf and tennis operations, The Breakers Rees Jones Course membership and the Phillips Point Club by The Breakers membership sales and services. David is also a father of two.  Photo by Tim Stepien

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