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Jan 9, 2023

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss their plans for 2023 and related travel plans.

But first! Where has Piper been?

Piper was a guest author at Dragonsteel MiniCon in Salt Lake City. She chats with Gail about the pros and cons of managing an author table in an Exhibitor Hall or Dealer's Room solo.

Gail's Hopes and Plans:

  • Discussing the state of the travel industry and avoiding holiday travel
  • Scheduled for 4 to 5 events in the beginning of 2023 and anticipate 1 or 2 more by end of the year
  • Would like to schedule at least 1 teaching workshop
  • Potentially a joint book signing with Piper - TBD

Piper's Hopes and Plans:

  • Only 2 cons booked for 2023 at the time of recording: ApollyCon and Dragonsteel MiniCon
  • 1 writing retreat scheduled, would like to schedule 2 or 3 more through 2023 (small, just a few authors)
  • Book Launch events for WINGS ONCE CURSED & BOUND scheduled at several bookstores in the Seattle area as well as a few larger Comic Cons - TBD
  • Potentially a joint book signing with Gail - TBD
  • Piper is picking back up day job activities, her parallel career. Travel related to day job is also TBD.



  • Gail is sharing more insight in her newsletter
  • Piper is sharing behind-the-book and bonus content in her newsletter

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Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks! 

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