Alicia Pack

Alicia Pack

Not everyone can say they watch television for homework, read novels for inspiration, and are paid to follow what’s trending. For Alicia Pack, it is all part of life as a writer and media enthusiast.  When she isn't lost in the world she is trying to create, you can find her with her nose in a book or catching up on her favorite supernatural shows.  She has a Master’s degree in Mass Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film.  Her nine years of diverse media experience include news writing, copywriting, website content management, social media, promotions, television production, and teaching.

Award-Winning and Bestselling Authors

Writers often hope to reach that coveted status of award-winning or bestseller. Authors Jody Lynn Nye, Robert J. Sawyer, John Scalzi, and Tamsin Silver discussed elements of fantastic stories and their top tips for new writers Monday at 9AM on the Fan Tracks channel. While there is no recipe, there are some key characteristics that typically appeal to readers. For… Read more →

Socially Distanced Drunk History: Safe from Swords

Socially Distanced Drunk History: Safe from Swords

Drunk history, held Saturday at 10PM on the Alt History YouTube channel, is where everyone is wasted and the events recounted are mostly true but told with drunken flair.  Hygiene in the Victorian Era as told by Lamia while drinking Gin from a Vortex mug  Today, we have this idea that the Victorian era was flowers, kittens, and tiny boots…. Read more →

Sexy, Snarky Scoundrels

Based on the sheer volume of Deadpools every year, it can be assumed that Dragon Con attendees love their antiheroes. But what makes an effective antihero? Authors David B. Coe, R.E. Carr, A.J. Hartley, Michael Williams, and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro discussed the key characteristics with moderator John Hartness Saturday at 2PM on the Fan Tracks channel. One resounding trait is… Read more →

Bubba, Trailer Parks, and Fish-Blood-Drinking Vampires: Adding Humor in Urban Fantasy

To be funny, or not to be funny, that is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to be overt or subtle. Writers Eric Asher, Delilah S. Dawson, Tina Glasneck, John Hartness, Faith Hunter, and Kimbra Swain waxed poetic about the noble and virtuous art of humor in urban fantasy Friday at 8PM on the Urban Fantasy YouTube channel…. Read more →

Founding Fathers, Bootlegging, and NASCAR: The History of Moonshine

Grab your favorite mason jar full of ‘shine and pull up a chair to learn about the history of moonshine and bootlegging. “White Lightning” aficionados joined Amber Antsy, Monica Date, and Scott Poole at the Sheraton Macon on Friday to talk illegal booze. Moonshine is unaged whiskey and is usually made from corn, but could be made from anything. It… Read more →

Talking Games and the Dark Side with Eddie McClintock

There are certain Dragon Con guests who need no introduction, and Eddie McClintock is certainly one of those. But, this is print, or words on the internet of things, so not having an introduction is frowned upon. At a press conference on Sunday afternoon, reporters sat down with the actor to talk games and playing darker characters. On Saturday evening,… Read more →

The Orville Oddities

The Orville serves up the perfect mix of humor, social issues, and quirk, and their panel was much the same in the Hyatt Regency VI-VII Sunday. Mark Jackson, J. Lee, and Peter Macon talked about the odd jobs they’ve had, the costumes and prosthetics they wear, and how the Ja’loja scene streamed onto screens. When asked about to talk about… Read more →

Have at Thee, Knave!

Have at Thee, Knave!

The next time you find yourself speeding into the distant past at 88 miles per hour in a DeLorean, knowing medieval self-defense is a skill that may keep you alive, or at least help you take the other guy with you across the River Styx. Attendees marched into the Hyatt Kennesaw Sunday morning to see the Atlanta Freifechters demonstrate medieval… Read more →

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