Marcon 52 Success!

I got home earlier from Marcon 52. I’m tired. I’m ready for a nap. I am so happy! It was so much fun seeing friends, going to panels, geeking out, and wearing costumes! I deviated slightly from my original plans. I realized I don’t have appropriate black pants that fit for “Barcelona” Ten. So I…

Marcon 52 plans!!

I just realized I never posted about Marcon last year. So to make up for it, here are my plans for this year! Friday: Tenth Doctor (Barcelona). I’m moderating the┬áDoctor Who panel that day, so of course I have to be the Doctor. I feel like it’s “Barcelona”s turn to come out and play, again.…

Marcon 50: The Costumes

Marcon 50 was amazing. And some of the best moments of the weekend were due to my costume choices. On Friday I was Dr. Abbey. I had a Literary Costuming panel followed by the Alternative Zombies panel. Dr. Abbey was the obvious choice. When I walked in to the room before the Literary Costuming panel,…

Set in stone!

Usually I wait until the convention to set my plans in stone, but Marcon 50 is an exception. I signed up to be on a few panels and two of them were going to have coordinating costumes if I got to be on them. Well, I am! And thankfully they’re on different days, right now,…

Let the Taunting begin!

Dr. Shannon Abbey is a character in Mira Grant’s Newsflesh series. More specifically she is in Deadline and Blackout. Her first appearance has vividly remained in my mind: She was wearing an electric orange T-shirt that read DO NOT TAUNT THE OCTOPUS, jeans, and a lab coat, and was pointing a hunting rifle at the…

She’s done!

Dr. Shannon Abbey is done! I have two t-shirts so I can wear her for two days. After 5 hours of stencil making, she’s done! Detailed post tomorrow.

17 days to go…

Let the chaos begin! I have my app installed, my packing list ready, and three out of five costumes to complete. Here’s the plan: Friday Morning: First Doctor bathing suit for Bathing Beauties photoshoot Friday Afternoon: Harry Dresden for Legendary Sleuths photoshoot Friday Evening: SG-13 Woodland Uniform for the Intergalactic Military Ball Saturday Morning: Post-regeneration…