Pre-registration for JordanCon, the annual convention for fans of the late Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time closes April 3. Guests this year include Guest of Honor Brandon Sanderson, co-author of The Gathering Storm, the most recent Wheel of Time novel; David Wong, author of John Dies at the End and editor of Cracked.com; and Jana G. Oliver, author of the award winning Time Rovers series. Our Toastmaster for the weekend will be Matt Hatch, Benevolent Dictator of the Hard Core Fan Freaks of Theoryland.com. Panelists and other presenters will include Jason Denzel, webmaster of Dragonmount.com; Jennifer Liang, Dragonmount staff, Director of Wheel of Time programing for Dragon*Con and Chair of JordanCon; Linda Taglieri, contributor to The 13th Depository blog; Harriet McDougal, editor of the Wheel of Time series; Jendayi Bellydance of Atlanta; Maria Simmons and Alan Romanczuk, continuity editors for The Wheel of Time, and many more.
Programming highlights this year include our annual “Seanchan Hold’em” charity poker game and silent auction benefiting the Mayo Clinic. Additionally, JordanCon will feature gaming, a full Writer’s Track, a Seanchan Homecoming Ball, costuming, and numerous panels and discussions. Pre-registration is currently $60, and will be $65 at the door. Our host hotel for 2010 is the gorgeous Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta, Georgia. Rooms are still available at the discounted rate of $105 a night. JordanCon t-shirts are available for pre-order through our website. JordanCon will take place April 23-25.