It’s true, one half of Team Warpworld will be attending and speaking at VCON 39?Canvention 34 in less than a week! If you can make it out to Vancouver’s SF/F convention, here’s where you can find me (and a whole bunch of other cool folks) talking about all things weird and wonderful.
Saturday Oct. 4
Perspectives on Self-Publishing and Hybrid Publishing 14:00 – 15:00
As self publishing continues to grow, how can authors compete in a saturated marketplace and be heard among the “noise”? What does today’s self published author need to know? What is Hybrid Publishing? What are the advantages to this route? With: Bennett Coles (Mod), Katrina Archer, Linda Demeulemeester, Jane Ann McLachlan, Kristene Perron
Writing About Fighting: After the Battle 15:00 – 16:00
From fist fights to world wars, conflict leaves scars that often never heal. Do artists have a responsibility to accurately portray the physical and psychological aftermath of combat? With Bennett Coles (Mod), David Weber, Tarol Hunt, Ron Friedman, Rick Sutcliffe, Kristene Perron
Sunday Oct. 5
Getting Started and Reaching the Finish Line 11:00 – 12:00
One of the hardest aspects of writing is beginning a project. Or, is the hardest part finishing it? Slogging through the middle? Panelists share tips on the best way to begin a short story or novel, maintain your momentum and make it all the way to “The End.” With: Mark Teppo, Samantha Beiko, Brenda Carre, Will McDermott, Kristene Perron
The old adage “write what you know” can be a definite challenge if one has little or no experience in the warrior arts other than what is portrayed on the big screen. In reality, a fight can be over in seconds and a battle can be won in minutes. Come join the panel of authors at our traditional panel about kicking butt and writing it down. With Sandra Wickham (Mod), Devon Boorman, Sebastian de Castell, Ron Friedman, Lisa Gemino, Kristene Perron
Reading: Kristene Perron & Sandra Wickham 14:00 – 14:30
Come out, say hi, bring me a cupcake!
Blood for water