Tara Lynne is an event planner, a fandom and geek culture expert, public speaker, writer, and character cosplayer. She founded Ice & Fire Con, the first ever Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones convention in the US, and now runs its parent company Saga Event Planning. Additionally, she is co-administrator of the popular geek media website The Geekiary and co-hosts the “FEELINGS…with The Geekiary” webcast. Tara has spoken about geek culture at San Diego Comic-Con, C2E2, MegaCon, Dragon Con, Ohio State University, TedX Sarasota, and more. Her debut novel, The Way of Reckoning, was published in December 2014; her second novel – entitled How to Start Living (in the Zombie Apocalypse) – was released in February 2017.