Author: Jessica Brawner

Showering is Important | Charisma +1 by Jessica Brawner

Showering is Important | Charisma +1 by Jessica Brawner

I have attended quite a few conventions over the last couple of years so when I found Charisma +1: The Guide to Convention Etiquette featured in a StoryBundle collection, I immediately added it to my Amazon Wish List. As a somewhat outgoing Introvert, I am always looking for ways to improve my interactions with strangers. Sometimes I feel like an overeager puppy once I start talking and can’t seem to stop. Charisma +1: The Guide to Convention Etiquette for Gamers, Geeks & the Socially Awkward (Life Stats) is a lighthearted approach to appropriate social interactions and how to go about meeting people. It also provided a quick break down of some common convention terms like the dreaded Con Crud, cosplay and Dealers Room. Advice I Plan to Remember “A fellow writer gave me the formula that he adopted for conventions, to help keep him sane and relatively healthy. Just remember 6-2-1. 6—At least 6 hours of sleep a night 2—A least two meals a day 1—One shower every day” It’s the 6 hours of sleep I find the hardest do when I am among my own people! And while I didn’t pick up any personal tips beyond…don’t be shy, it […]

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