I really enjoyed this panel, a discussion of war and peace (and the movements between those conditions) in speculative fiction. Timothy Zahn, David Mack, Mike McPhail and I spent the better part of an hour talking about ways to render war and conflict both on the macro level, and how real life war and peace necessarily flows into our writing about the same topics in our fiction. We weren’t one hundred percent in agreement (not surprisingly), but the conversation was both civil and productive, and my favorite one from Farpoint this year.
In just a few hours I’m headed down to Farpoint in Baltimore, my second time at the convention–I’m busy again, with seven panels, a reading and a signing on tap. Should be a fun time, and I’m looking forward to catching up with some friends down there–if you’re in the area, please stop by and […]Continue reading →