ConFusion 2015

Posted by Meg

In late January, Peat attended ConFusion to hold the annual Author D&D, fence with other SFF authors and partake in panels. Check it out.


Author D&D: Alex Kammer, Myke Cole, Diana Rowland, Jim Hines, Wesley Chu, Douglas Hulick, Peter Brett, Sam Sykes, Joe Abercrombie



John Scalzi drops in


Six critical misses in a single round!



Sam’s dwarf activism


Myke at the limit of his patience


Author Dinner with Wesley Chu, Diana Rowland, Peter Brett, Myke Cole, Lauren Greene, Mallory O’Meara et al.


Steve Drew, the mod from Reddit Fantasy, set all the authors up with Scotch and laptops for impromptu AMA’s



Me, Lauren, Geralyn, and Joe prepped for battle


Group shot left to right: John Scalzi, Paige from SubPress, Steven Erikson, Ted Chiang, Bill Schafer, Peter Halasz, Yanni Kuznia, Geralyn Lance, Cherie Priest, Krissy Scalzi, Lauren Greene, Peter V. Brett, Joe Abercrombie


Lauren and Yanni

Lauren won the day, defeating Joe and Peat in two thrilling 5/4 matches.



Won’t Do That Panel: Saladin Ahmed, Joe Abercrombie, Myke Cole, Laura Resnik, Bradley Beaulieu


Howard Tayler woke up wanting to know if it was still Christmas


Our flight home was cancelled. Myke Cole bought us McFlurries and promised that when we were finished, we would feel better. Right as usual.

Check out all of Peat’s 2015 tour dates in the Appearances section. You can also RSVP on Facebook to all events!

The Skull Throne will be released on March 31st in the U.S. and April 9th in the U.K. and Australia with translations to follow. Pre-order the U.S. edition from Random House today.

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:00 am by Karen
Filed under Appearances, Author D&D, Events, Fans, Meg
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One response to “ConFusion 2015”

  1. It’s so cool to know that I’m likely just off-screen in some of those DnD photos. Fittingly so, I have no place in the frame, but the fact that I was in that place, at that time, brings me great pleasure still.

    I just wish I’d been able to hear a bit better. 😉

    FYI, I’d highly recommend ConFusion to anyone able to attend. Not as fancy or high fallutin’ as other cons maybe, but that’s the chief part of its charm.

    Posted by Gruud, on March 6th, 2015 at 8:35 am