Are you still trying to decide if you should attend this event? If you are of the Geek Tribe, you should come so you can congratulate Tananarive Due and Steve Barnes on this:
But yesterday, the final paperwork arrived at Searchlight. What happens next is anyone’s guess, but the following things are now true:
1) T and I have sold a script to Fox Searchlight, one of the best movie-makers in town.
2) Academy Award-Winner Forest Whitaker is signed to direct or produce.
3) This is all happening the same week our CASANEGRA is in USAToday. Blair will be in PEOPLE magazine promoting it. And Regis. We’re doing NPR, and BET.com.
4) We’ve sold the second novel, IN THE NIGHT OF THE HEAT, for a healthy six-figures.
They will be doing a featured reading on the main stage, and they will participate in the stream of autograph signings held at Esowon Books. Check the online events schedule for information now, and when on site stop by Esowon to find out when they'll be on deck. Then pick up the onsite guide for full details of the day's events. Which you will want to stick around for. Because it's going to be fabulous!
Bonus! If you happen to wander into the areas I am overseeing, you can personally be Bossed Around By Me, live and in person. What luck!