This weekend is Penned Con, an indie book event that brings writers and readers together to raise money for autism (a cause near and dear to my heart, having an autistic nephew). Penned Con is in its fifth year, and this year's author lineup features over 150 authors, a lip sync battle, and a roaring 20s themed awards party--and if there's something I love, it's getting a little Gatsby!
While, unfortunately, I am not attending Penned Con this year, a lot of incredible authors are, and if you are heading out to St. Louis, allow me to tell you about some authors you Do Not Want to Miss! (I'll go alphabetically for the sake of equality!)
Five Penned Con Authors You Very Much Absolutely Must See
There are lots more authors to meet and get to know, too -- the full list is here. If you can't make it, and just need some new reading recommendations, you can also browse the Penned Con 2018 reading list and see all the books by all the authors, too!
Remember, this isn't just a wonderful event for authors and readers, but it's also a great cause. The goal this year at Penned Con is to raise $15,000 for autism, so every little bit counts--and every little bit could introduce you to your next favorite author!