Reasons # 7- 16 Why you can’t miss Jordancon 9

Ok, I have been slacking….I admit it. Life and work keeps getting in the way of my Jordancon and Wheel of Time activities. But today I present to you reasons 7 – 16 why you just cannot miss #JordanCon 9 (Special thanks to Leslie Annis for all her hard work on this) :


Reason #7 

16997982_10155324960117697_758034367386437379_nExperience Stephen Hickman’s epic fantasy art in person http://www.stephenhickman.com/

 


Reason #8

Ta’veren Tees! Licensed Wheel of Time tees, prints, merchandise–and save on shipping! You’ll find even more geeky goodies in the Dealer’s Hall! https://www.taverentees.com/

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Reason #9:

Where else do you get the chance to mock Myrddraal behind their backs?

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Reason #10:

It’s not j17156208_10155348149762697_551063511773658097_nust WoT! The Swords and Sorcery Track has everything from Harry Potter, to the Dresden Files, to Star Wars movies, and even classic literature! Movies, graphic novels, and more!

 

 

 

 

 


Reason #11:

Our Workshop Track offers a variety of opportunities to learn new skills: dragon scale 17218666_10155360942962697_3747041662571166507_oembroidery, the art of traditional Japanese Temari ball making, or pick up costuming tips!

Some workshops require pre-registration, so check the website for details. http://www.jordancon.org/program/session-schedule/prereg

 

 


Reason #12

Photo Ops with Rand! Where else can you stand next to the Dragon Reborn?

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Reason #13

Learn the secrets of the Bird Whisperers, Melissa Gay and Amanda Makepeace, and draw your own masterpiece to be included in the Bird Whisperer project!

http://www.jordancon.org/…/2017-pre-registration-become-bir


Reason #14

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It’s the only place to get our awesome glow-in-the-dark Tel’aCon’Rhiod tee shirt! Preorder yours before March 26th!

http://jordancon.org/co…/jordancon-2017-telaconrhiod-t-shirt


Reason #15

Our Writer’s Track! Get feedback from pros on how to spiff up that pitch, workshop your words, and network, network, network! The Writer’s Workshop submission deadline is April 7th!

Submit your sample now at http://www.jordancon.org/c…/writers-workshop-submission-2017


Reason #16:

Speed Friending. Newbie? Do no be nervous! Our Speed Friending panel do be the place to meet new friends!

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Preregistration ends Sunday! Get your discounted membership now: http://jordancon.org/cont…/jordancon-9-three-day-membership…

#IsItAprilYet?

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Patterns of the Wheel Contests and Giveaways

The article below was taken directly from Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time google+ page.  It is the official google+ for Team Jordan

The compelling images, symbols, and languages of the Wheel of Time will be coming to life on the printed page this month. Patterns of the Wheel: Coloring Art Based on Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time, illustrated by Amy Romanczuk (a licensed Wheel of Time artist), is being released on October 25 by Tor Books. Amy previously published a smaller version of this coloring book, which was well-received at JordanCon this year. The Tor edition has a total of 40 hand-drawn images, twice the number of the earlier book.

Amy is a folk artist known for her work with Ukrainian pysanky, a type of egg art that employs a wax-and-dye resist process. This art form uses complex geometric patterns to form symbols that have specific meanings. She transferred this ancient 3D art into a 2D format to bring images from the Wheel of Time to adults, children, and Trollocs with eating disorders who cannot get enough of the series and coloring books.

The drawings are reproduced on substantial paper stock, suitable for framing. You can read more about Patterns and the type of art used to make the book at the Tor website: http://www.tor.com/2016/06/10/pysanky-wheel-of-time-patterns-of-the-wheel/

Those who like freebies!!! have a number of opportunities. Pre-orders of the book placed through Ta’veren Tees will receive a free limited edition pencil case set with each book ordered, until supplies of the pencils run out.http://www.taverentees.com/product_p/wot-color.htm

At the same time, there is a contest underway that can be combined with your pre-orders from Ta’veren Tees (or Dragonmount or any bookseller of your choice): Tweet, post on FaceBook or Instagram, or message a screenshot/proof of purchase of your preorder to Amy (bookczuk) to be entered into the contest (#PatternsoftheWheelContest). Ten lucky winners will get one of the limited edition pencil cases. There is also a Grand Prize: a personalized, hand-drawn signature plate, a copy of the original coloring book that started it all, and other Wheel of Time coloring goodies. For an extra chance at winning, tag, share, retweet, regard, or pass along this offer to others. This contest closes at midnight on October 25. More at http://bookczuk.blogspot.com/2016/09/todays-my-birthday-so-im-giving-you.html

For those who participate in GoodReads, between now and October 25, the site will be giving free copies of the book to ten people selected at random from a list of people who request the book (available in the US and Canada). If interested, you can enter the giveaway at their website:https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/199497-patterns-of-the-wheel-coloring-art-based-on-robert-jordan-s-the-wheel-o

And if you act quickly BookwormBlues is giving away a copy at http://bit.ly/2ec7OyU. All you have to do is enter a comment to be considered. This drawing ends Saturday, October 15 at midnight Mountain Time.

Lastly, the coloring book can be preordered from Dragonmount, which has its own giveaway. You only have to comment on the article to be entered into the contest. The link is http://www.dragonmount.com/index.php/News/events/patterns-of-the-wheel-a-wheel-of-time-coloring-r941

GOOD LUCK!!