W. Australian Fan Journeys to Dragon*Con

Kim Campbell of Perth, Australia, traveled halfway around the world to attend Dragon*Con. 24 hours of flight time took her through Auckland, New Zealand, Los Angeles, and Chicago before arriving in Atlanta.

“I was told that Dragon*Con was the con to come to, ” Campbell explained, confirming Dragon*Con’s worldwide reputation. Asked what her favorite thing about the con was so far, Campbell immediately replied that she had met so many nice people, exchanged cards, and was looking forward to keeping in touch.

A devoted Buffy fan, Campbell beamed when she talked about meeting James Marsters. “He’s totally brilliant and dead sexy,” she said, adding that Marsters had signed her George Takei T-shirt . . . with her in it.

“I’ve walked how many kilometers, I don’t know,” Campbell said. She has been through the Walk of Fame, the dealers’ room and attended an Emerald Rose concert. She commented, “I can understand how they got their following.”

Author of the article

Amy L. Herring (Louise Herring-Jones) writes speculative fiction, with a preference for historical fantasy and alternate mystery. Her stories, appearing in fourteen anthologies, include “The Poulterer’s Tale” in God Bless Us, Every One—Christmas Carols beyond Dickens (Voodoo Rumors Media, 2019). Amy is a NaNoWriMo co-municipal liaison. She also coordinates the Huntsville (Alabama) Literary Association’s writers’ group. Visit her online at http://www.louiseherring-jones.com.