My Panels for RavenCon – April 21 – 23, 2023

RavenCon 16 is this coming weekend at the Virginia Crossings Tapestry Collection by Hilton, in Glen Allen, Virginia. Three days of fun.

Here is where you can find me:

Friday, April 21, 2023:

7 pm (Opening Ceremony) King George

Saturday, April 22, 2023:

1 pm – 2:30 pm (Workshop/Presentation) Can Cows Have Wings? / Buckingham

5 pm (Panel) Creating Memorable Character Names / Henry / Moderator

6:25 pm – 6:50 pm (Reading) Fairfax Library

Sunday, April 23, 2023:

11 am (Panel) Author’s Favorite Tools / Henry

Noon (Signing) Dealers Room

2 pm (Panel) Costuming Characters in Your Writing / Henry


Sometimes it’s hard to be who you are meant to be.

Especially when your powers can get you killed.

Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers eight years after a meteor devastates earth’s population.

Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning to crumble.

Only by harnessing the very forces that haunt her can Tatiana save her friends…and herself.


Plagued by memories not her own, a young hummingbird struggles to decipher the visions and powers that set her apart from her fellow birds. But the road to awareness is fraught with danger that could doom her to repeat history.

One step toward understanding.

One stride toward survival.

One leap toward flying free from the past.


Sometimes a blessing can be a curse.

Young Maya bears the mark of the moon goddess, a sign that would doom her to sacrifice in her village where the death god is revered. Forced to dye her golden eyes dark, Maya lives in constant fear of discovery. To save her family and the village’s future, she must find the courage to stand up to the high priest before he can bring the death god into this world.


A Hidden Past – A Deadly Secret

Gifted with the ability to wolf-talk, Kara has lived with the wolves since she lost her memories eight years ago. Now at sixteen, snippets of her past send her searching for answers.

But the warm welcome she receives in the human village hides more danger than life with the pack.


About A. L. Kaplan

I am a writer, artist, and parent.
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