Inara de Luna

Inara de Luna is a writer, editor, desktop publisher, and SF/F fan. She has been published in a variety of genres and venues and has edited dozens of books, articles, and essays. She is currently a monthly contributor to Inara is also a Relationship Coach and Sexuality Educator who works with people around the country via phone and video. As a Sex, Gender,  & Relationship Diversity Specialist, Inara specializes in offering her services to those who identify as poly, queer, trans, and/or kinky. Inara can be found online at The Sex Positive Coach (, on Facebook at and on Twitter as @inaradeluna. And yes, her chosen name was inspired by the beautiful courtesan on Firefly.  :)

New Parade Route Didn’t Deter Crowds

New Parade Route Didn’t Deter Crowds

Even though the route for the 12th Annual Dragon Con Parade changed this year due to Atlanta streetcar line construction, the crowds were as thick as usual Saturday morning at 10AM. This year’s route began on West Peachtree Place near West Peachtree Street, behind Hyatt Place, then went north on Spring Street, turned east onto Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, and… Read more →

Dragon Con’s Audience Talent in Evidence at Klingon Karaoke

At the Klingon Karaoke event on Friday, 8:30PM, in the Sheraton Athens room, audience members volunteered to sing popular karaoke songs. The first singer, dressed as a Riza cheerleader, sang “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” The enthusiastic audience sang and clapped along. This was true of many of the songs selected. In fact in some cases, the audience drowned… Read more →

Humor and Hijinks at the Stargate Summit

At the “Stargate Summit” panel, Fri 1PM in the Peachtree Ballroom (W), the audience was treated to the humor and hijinks of Christopher Judge, Mitch Pileggi, Alex Zahara, and Jennifer Spence. Originally slated to feature six celebrities from the various series, a couple of guests got hung up on their way to the panel and didn’t make it. Judge himself… Read more →

Collaborative Costuming Discussion

If you’ve seen the X-Men on DCTV this weekend, you’ve seen the panel members for the “Xavier’s School for Costuming” panel Sunday 8:30PM M103-105 (Marriott). Jevokas “Java” Green moderated the panel that included Eric Green, Tam Songdog, Kellyn Stephens, Ace Talkingwolf, and Robert Stephens. The panel (including the moderator) was made up of members of the cast and crew from… Read more →

Publishing Advice from the First Ladies of Fantasy

Nancy Knight (read last years’ Daily Dragon interview with Knight here), author, partner in BelleBooks Publishing, and director of the Dragon*Con Writer’s Track, moderated the “First Ladies of Fantasy” panel on Sunday 10AM in Regency VI-VII (Hy). The other authors on the panel were Mercedes Lackey, Laurell K. Hamilton, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, and Sherrilyn Kenyon. Even though a lot of… Read more →


Browncoats Unite!

Browncoat pride abounded at the “Mighty Fine Shindig” Saturday 10PM at the Westin. Many of the attendees were dressed as their favorite Firefly characters, but the Jayne hats and Kaylee parasols dominated the crowd. Others showed up as Inara, Mal, and Zoe, and this reporter even spotted someone who could have been a Reaver victim.

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