Novelist & Screenwriter

Darkling Reading

Read Across America Day

April 23rd, 2017

TORn Tuesday (livestream)

Watch Kellie on her Author's Vlog and Happy Hobbit!

April 21st, 2017

Publishing: Indie vs. Traditional

In today’s quickly evolving and exciting world of publishing, aspiring authors have more options than ever before. Join national-award winning Fantasy author and screenwriter K.M. Rice (Darkling) and national bestselling Romance author Marina Adair (St. Helena Vineyards Series) for a discussion about how each local has achieved success in independent and traditional publishing, and how it’s possible to combine the two. The panel will open up to Q&A so come find out which route is best for you!

Upcoming Appearances

September 6th, 2015

San Diego Comic-Con

July 10th, 2015

June 17-19, 2016

Tolkien Fandom: The Road Goes Ever On

July 22nd, 2016

San Diego Comic Con

Wizard World San Jose

November 21st, 2017

San Diego Comic-Con

June 20th, 2017

Happy Hobbit (Webseries)

With the rise of crowdfunding and the inclusion of tech in fandom, geeks have the ability to forge careers for themselves like never before. Join Legion M Head of Development David Baxter, XSN CEO Justin Sewell, and independent author/contractor K.M. (Kellie) Rice to learn how they successfully bridged the ever narrowing divide between fan and entertainment industry professional.

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Silicon Valley Comic Con

Happy Hobbit: The World Ahead Panel

6:00 PM          Room 211 ABC

TORn Tuesday (livestream)

Denver Comic Con

Author Video Blog (Vlog)

What's Next For Tolkien Fans?


Past Appearances

From Fan to Professional

July 21st, 2017

July 18th, 2017

Friday, October 2nd, 2015


March 3rd, 2017

( Panel)

Multiple Panels

Don Callejon Middle School

May 18th, 2018