Paul’s Highlights from 2011
January 14: My story, “The Cost of a Tasmanian Tiger” released for free online.
January 28, 2011, 16 year dating anniversary with Tammy. ☺
February 12: Finale of the “Dark Sea” D&D Campaign after 8 years of awesome games with the guys, Pat, Zack, Adam, and Craig.
February 18: “Plot Storming from Character” my writing presentation at LTUE.
March 19: Lady Gaga in concert in Salt Lake City with Tam, best concert ever.
March: Crimson Pact Volume 1 released, my first anthology as editor.
April 22: visited Suzzanne and Dave Myers in Portland.
April 23: Saw De/Vision live in Portland.
May 19: we got our new TempurPedic foam bed, so comfy!
May 21: Ghost Hunt at the Wendover Air Base. Tom Carr got thrown on the ground.
May 27: ConDuit, the live reading of “No Tusks” by myself and Patrick Tracy.
June 18: Lily and Cary Lee’s wedding in San Francisco, (with Tam, Dee & Larry).
June 25: Jason Wilson and his family visited. Loved seeing Natalie, Chara, and Ariel.
June 29: Joined a Legend of the Five Rings role-playing campaign (better known as “Writer Nerd Game Night” GM’d by Dan Wells and sometimes Larry Correia).
July 15: Watched the final Harry Potter movie, so good.
August 5: the True Dungeon at Gen Con.
August 4: The Crimson Pact Volume 2 released, my second anthology as the editor
August 18: Great trip with Tammy to Reno and World Con. A second honeymoon at the Peppermill in their Tuscany Tower wing, so amazing, and great to see family
August 26: Seeing the “Up” house in Herriman, Utah with Tam.
September: Gangrene Film Festival in Layton with a live performance of Wasasquatch!
September 2: Outlined “Dragon Claws” a proposed illustrated book with artist, Ruth Thompson
September 16: Dale Cable’s going away party at the hospital, so sad. He was the best manager ever. This has been my toughest year at the hospital. Too many changes.
September 30: Kathy Griffin in concert, Salt Lake City with Tam, hilarious!
October: Finished the newest version of Medusa’s Daughter, still needs another revision
October 8: Aundra & Brett’s wedding in Salt Lake!
October 21: Dracula by Ballet West
October 27: San Diego, World Fantasy Con with Tammy
November 3: Guest Hosted Dungeon Crawlers Radio with Joe and Dan
November 24: Had some really good turkey with Tam
December 14: Finished a new draft of The Secret Empire after taking lots of time off from the hospital
December 23: The Golden Cord and The Dragon Hunters released as eBooks.
December 24: The Secret Empire (book 3) preview released for free on my website
December 31: A lovely New Year’s Eve with Tammy.