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If you have never seen the “Doc” perform, you are in for a treat! Come out and see Darrell “Doc” Osborn as he entertains groups of all ages with his comic routines and marvelous Balloon Animals of Doom!

LibertyCon 24
Comfort Inn & Suites
East Ridge, TN

((from the Bio at http://www.libertycon.org))
Controlled chaos ensues when Darrell “Doc” Osborn takes over the Con! Trapped in a time that is not his own, he is bent on Complete World Domination through the use of haphazardly flaky experiments and uses convention attendees as laboratory rats to carry-out his diabolic schemes! Warning! Doctor Osborn will be unleashing his Balloon Animals of Evil!!!

Intrigued yet? Good! Come out and see him!

Retired NASA Rocket Scientist and Novelist Stephanie Osborn has been invited as the Science Guest of Honor at LibertyCon in East Ridge, TN! Come see and talk with her, and take a look at her recent release: EXTRACTION POINT, co-written with Travis S. Taylor!

LibertyCon 24
Comfort Inn & Suites
East Ridge, TN

(following taken from Stephanie’s Official Page)
Stephanie Osborn is a former payload flight controller, a veteran of over twenty years of working in the civilian space program, as well as various military space defense programs. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the International Space Station, and counts the training of astronauts on her resumé. Of those astronauts she trained, one was Kalpana Chawla, a member of the crew lost in the Columbia disaster.

She holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in four sciences: Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, and she is “fluent” in several more, including Geology and Anatomy. She obtained her various degrees from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.

Stephanie is currently retired from space work. She now happily “passes it forward, ” tutoring math and science to students in the Huntsville area, elementary through college, while writing science fiction mysteries based on her knowledge, experience, and travels.

Horror writer and Kerlak Publisher Allan Gilbreath will be at LibertyCon 24 promoting the latest release – LAWYERS FROM HELL! Hear him regale you with outrageous tales of previous Cons as well as his experience as a Fight Coordinator for a Cineline Production’s movie – SWORDBEARER.

LibertyCon 24
Comfort Inn & Suites
East Ridge, TN

((from the Bio at http://www.libertycon.org))
Allan Gilbreath denies that he was raised by wolves, but still enjoys quiet moonlit evenings. He is an accomplished skeptic, cook, gardener, computer geek, martial artist, and avid student of arcane knowledge. Allan is also a nationally recognized and award-winning author, publisher, speaker, and instructor. He has appeared on television, stage, radio, web/podcast, and tours the country in live appearances. He enjoys serving on convention panels and can cover a wide range of topics from the serious to the outrageous. In his adult vampire novels, Galen and Dark Chances, he links sensual fantasy with danger and predation to excellent effect. His exceptional use of plot tension between the various characters sets a wonderful stage for the little details that bring it all to life. Allan’s Jack Lago supernatural mysteries are known for their attention to detail and suspense. His short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and his latest work, Allan Gilbreath: A Short Story Collection.

Allan was the fight coordinator for the independent short film Swordbearer, a fantasy featuring excellent special effects and a dramatic sword fight. Allan also serves as an investigative skeptic for paranormal and cryptid research. His stories of investigations are not to be missed. In addition, he is no stranger to the kitchen and is the host of The Art of Genre Cooking. Catch a cooking panel and learn all about prepping food to match your themed event.

Go out at see him, take a look at the books, and come away laughing!

Fans of steampunk and poetry? Then author,poet, and editor Kimberly Richardson would like to meet you! She will be at LibertyCon 24 showcasing her poet book, TALES OF A GOTHIC LIBRARIAN, as well as her editing debut, DREAMS OF STEAM. Come out and see her!

LibertyCon 24
Comfort Inn & Suites
East Ridge, TN

((from the Bio at http://www.libertycon.org))
After being found as an infant crawling among old books in an abandoned library, Kimberly Richardson grew up to be an eccentric woman with a taste for listening to jazz music while drinking tea and learning about quantum physics, reading books in every genre, and writing stories that cause people to make the strangest faces. Her first book, Tales From a Goth Librarian, was published through Kerlak Publishing and was named a Finalist in both the USA Book News Awards for Fiction: Short Story for 2009 and the International Book Awards for Fiction: Short Story in 2010. Her new book, Mabon/Pomegranate, will be out in Spring 2011. Kimberly is also the Editor for the Steampunk anthology Dreams of Steam and the upcoming sequel, Dreams of Steam II: Of Brass and Bolts. (Kerlak Publishing). Her family, albeit normal, loves her as much as she loves them. She currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee.