Gen Con

It’s my eighth time at Gen Con and sixth as member of the Writers’ Symposium, which continues to blow my mind.  This year is also the twentieth anniversary of the Symposium, and so if you’ve been waiting to give it a try, now’s the time to see people like Jim Butcher, Bill Willingham, Larry Correia, R.A. Salvatore and, well, yours truly.  My schedule is as follows:

Thursday, August 14:

9-10 a.m.: Panel–Worldbuilding 101 with Kerrie Hughes, Erin Evans, Gabrielle Harbowy and Don Bingle

10-11 a.m.: Panel–Finding Your Voice with Elizabeth Vaughan, Michael Z. Williamson and William Alexander

1-2 p.m.: Panel–Monomyth Making with Jaym Gates, Dave Wolverton, Aaron Rosenberg and Bill Willingham

2-3 p.m.: Panel–How Much Description? with Kerrie Hughes, Erik Scott de Bie, Geoffrey Girard and Kameron Hurley

4-5 p.m.: Signing

6-7 p.m.: Reading at Indy Reads Books Bookstore (911 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202)

Friday, August 15:

12-1 p.m.: Signing

3-4 p.m.: Panel–Writing A Synopsis with Marc Tassin and Howard Andrew Jones

7-8 p.m.: Panel–Twists Vs. Gimmicks with Don Bingle, Brian McClellan, Cassandra Rose Clarke and Howard Andrew Jones

Saturday, August 16:

9-10 a.m.: Panel–Kickstarter 101 with Brad Beaulieu, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Stephen Hood and Steve Long

Sunday, August 17:

9-11 a.m.: Read and Critique with Steve Long, Don Bingle and Erik Scott de Bie