Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Dragon*Con




My tentative Dragon*Con schedule is as follows: 


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Title: Strategies for the Castrophes of Publishing
Description: Stuff happens, right? Come and learn what options exist if your publisher bankrupts or your editor quits midstream--among other catastrophes.
Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Lou Anders, Janny Wurts, Chesya Burke, Laura Anne Gilman, Elizabeth Moon, James A. Moore)
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Title: Horror: State of the Union
Description: Writers discuss the current state of horror literature and speculate about upcoming trends
Time: Fri 04:00 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Moderator / MC for panel
(Tentative Panelists: Christopher Golden, Jonathan Maberry, James A. Moore, Lois H Gresh, Steve Saffel, Anya Martin)
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Title: Cthulhu Mythos: The Innsmouth Cycle
Description: A discussion about the Innsmouth cycle created by H.P. Lovecraft and continued by his followers
Time: Fri 07:00 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: James A. Moore, Lois H Gresh, Cherie Priest, Kenneth Hite)
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Title: The Down and Dirty of Plot Development
Description: How to manage the "down and dirty" chore of intriguing plot development. Learn techniques that will set your book apart and garner an editor's notice.
Time: Fri 08:30 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Debra Dixon, Chesya Burke, Claire M. Eddy, Clay and Susan Griffith, James A. Moore, Janny Wurts)
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Title: 101 Fascinating Ways to Kill Off a Character
Description: Fiction is more believable than real life? Right? Maybe. Maybe not. Fiction writers concoct fascinating ways to kill characters--both loved and hated.
Time: Sat 10:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Nancy Knight, James A. Moore, John D. Ringo, Elizabeth Donald, David Farland, Janny Wurts)
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Title: Serialized Terror
Description: How does the series format apply to horror fiction? Pros share tips on designing and maintaining multibook narratives
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Moderator / MC for panel
(Tentative Panelists: Jonathan Maberry, Christopher Golden, James A. Moore, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro)
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Title: V-Wars: Vampires Everywhere!
Description: Behind the scenes of Jonathan Maberry's V-Wars universe
Time: Sun 07:00 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Moderator / MC for panel
(Tentative Panelists: Jonathan Maberry, James R. Tuck, James A. Moore, Keith R.A. DeCandido)
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Title: Titan Presents
Description: Titan Publishing is one of the premiere independently owned British publishing houses.
Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: Embassy A-B - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Steve Saffel, Lois H Gresh, Debbie Viguié, James R. Tuck, James A. Moore, Michelle Belanger)
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Title: The Final Frontier of Fiction
Description: What's new and upcoming? What's trending? How do I manage to get started in today's crazy market?
Time: Mon 02:30 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Chesya Burke, Stephen L. Antczak, James A. Moore, Nancy Knight, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Kathryn Hinds)
Gonna be busy. 



And look! They got a cool new Logo, too. 


2 comments:

  1. I think they went into overdrive this year, Paul. From what I've seen it's going to be a lot of really great sounding panels. I'm looking forward to the convention in a big way.

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