I’ll be at booths A2, A4, and A6 if I’m not at one of these amazing discussions. Come see me!
Friday, June 15
Stranger Things – The Horror of Alternate Realities
12:30 – 1:20 pm Room 605 Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror can all work together. Panelists discuss how the genres combine together in the show Stranger Things and why we love our genres crossed.
5:30 – 6:20 pm Room 405 – Authors
Come all ye Sassenachs and Highlanders! Let’s fall through the stones for a discussion about the show and the books.
Saturday, June 16
Self-Pub Ain’t Just Writing
10:30 – 11:20 am Room 405 – Authors
Join us for a discussion on a year in the life of an author publisher
Wynonna Earp, Lady & Legend
11:30 – 12:20 pm Room 405 – Authors
A discussion all things Earp – baby Alice, the Black Badge division, WayHaught, Bobo, the many colors of Peacemaker, Purgatory, and more.
A Whole New World—Or Is It? It’s All In the Details
2:30 – 3:20 pm Room 405 – Authors
Four fantasy/sci-fi authors delve into the mysteries of ‘Worldbuilding,’ and share how they created their own fictional worlds. Topics will include: Overdone Tropes in Worldbuilding; How Much Detail is Enough?; How Much Time/Research is Really Needed; Science-ing Up Your Magic; and Does Fantasy Have to Have Magic To Be Fantasy?
Real Women, Real Strength. Writing Realistic Female Protagonists
4:30 – 5:20 pm Room 402/403 – Authors
Are ex-Marine Ninja women protagonists passe? Panelists discuss their thoughts on creating realistic female characters who are relatable to readers.
Sunday, June 17
Writing From the Shadows
12:00 -12:50 pm Room 406/407 – Authors
Many fans have stories of their own, but that doesn’t say these stories are not important. Going deep into worlds through Fan Fiction.
Witches and Ghosts – Pop Culture Staples
1:30 – 2:20 pm Room 402/403 – Authors
Panelists weigh in on why witches and ghosts have remained some of the most popular themed characters across the span of centuries.