My BayCon Schedule

I’m dipping my toe into in-person programming again this weekend at BayCon, the Bay Area’s major science fiction/fantasy/horror/gaming/costuming convention.

Here’s my schedule:

Creating your own anthology
Saturday, July 2, 2022 @ 13:00 – 14:30, Synergy 4 (San Mateo Marriott)
How do you get submissions, where do you advertise, how do you handle the subs when they come in, how do you vet the subs, should you do blind submissions, how do you pay and contract the authors, and how to do a charity anthology? Whether you want to start a small ‘zine, publish a print book, or go eBook format, this panel will discuss all the ins and outs.

The participants are: Emerian Rich (HorrorAddicts) (M), Loren Rhoads (Automatism Press), and J. Scott Coatsworth (Other Worlds Ink)

Afterward, I’ll be at the Liminal Fiction table in the Dealers Room, if you’d like to pick up a copy of Tales for the Camp Fire, Tales of Dread, Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues, or one of my novels. Come say hi!

Pitch Perfect
Sunday, July 3, 2022 @ 10:00 – 11:30, Synergy 5 (San Mateo Marriott)
A chance to pitch your story idea(s) live to industry experts and receive instant (and constructive) feedback. I did one of these panels a couple of years ago at FogCon and it was really fun! I’m looking forward to it again.

The participants are: Steven Radecki (Water Dragon Publishing) and Loren Rhoads (Automatism Press)
Sunday, July 3, 2022 @ 13:00 – 14:30, Synergy 1 (San Mateo Marriott)

Come geek out with us horror-style! We will also be talking about our new book Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2, a mostly non-fiction horror anthology. Prizes and spooky fun to be had by all!

The participants are: Emerian Rich (HorrorAddicts) (M), Loren Rhoads, R.L. Merrill, Laurel Anne Hill, and Mark Orr

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die and Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, as well as a space opera trilogy. I'm also co-author of a series about a succubus and her angel. In addition to blogging at, I blog about my morbid life at
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