Hey guys! I'm working on the letter/email to send to Creation about the NJCon petition. Would you might playing beta for me? Anything I should add? Anything I should take out or reword? Constructive criticism please!
First and foremost we fans would like to say thank you, thank you
, thank you
for a fantastic Supernatural convention this year in New Jersey. The guests were wonderful. The events were so much fun. And even with the guest list changing a few times, this year's convention certainly surpassed its predecessor. The staff was so nice, everything ran on time, and the convention has become a memorable weekend for all of us fans.
Now, we are all looking forward to next year's east coast convention! I am not sure if you are aware, but there has been a big project among the fans to try to get Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles to come to these events. Unfortunately, they are two busy actors who book conventions in Australia, Spain, Italy, Vancouver, and other locations which are rather far from the east coast of the US. This problem was a significant topic of discussion at this year's NJ convention. So in order to get Jensen and Jared to finally
appear at an east coast convention (whether that be New Jersey, New York, or basically anywhere between Maine and Florida) the fans have been cycling a petition around both online and at the NJ convention itself. The online version can be found at http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/wethefanswantjensennjaredintheeastcoast/
. With both petitions combined there are about 500 fan signatures requesting Jared and Jensen's presence at a future east coast convention. And the petition is still growing!
Needless to say, making such an event happen would be extraordinary. We have been happily following Supernatural for over half a decade and feel just as much a part of it as the actors themselves, which is of course due in part to attending your wonderful events and getting that much closer to the show. However, there are so many fans who simply cannot travel to long-distance conventions no matter how badly they wish to. As you might have noticed at this year's convention, there were many people attending who were disabled and therefore cannot travel across the country. And in today's economy it is difficult for anyone to afford such an expense. Although we know that the ticket price would increase with Jensen and Jared added to the guest list, it would still be more economically sound to attend a local convention rather than attend a more expensive convention on top of a large travel bill. Another factor is that even though the east coast is a media and cultural mecca due to New York City and other venues, it has been left untapped of its true potential in favor of LA or Chicago. Allocating July for this event is also a strike against booking Jared and Jensen since Supernatural begins filming each new season in the first week of July.
Every fan knows that your company tries very hard to make each convention the best. And we always appreciate your hard work. We are simply asking that you hear our request, work your magic, and make the dream of hundreds of fans come true!
East Coast Supernatural Fans