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10:30 am

Book to Film: How well were your favorites adapted for the big screen? :: ROOM 704/706 - SciFi/Fantasy TV/Film
Scott Beckman, Thomas A. Fowler, Cyle Hirschfeld, Melissa Koons, Ayla Larsen
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:20 am
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Writing the Action in Action Scenes :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Drew Williams, Mario Acevedo, Betsy Dornbusch, Warren Hammond, Travis Heermann, Nathaniel Ocansey
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:20 am
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11:30 am

Writing Fantasy in the #MeToo Era :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Tricia Levenseller, Jenn Lyons, Colleen Oakes, C.R. Richards, Laura Sebastian, Sherry Thomas, Cinda Williams Chima
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 11:30 am to 12:20 pm
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12:00 pm

Death Becomes Her: Representing Death in Fiction :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Sherry Ficklin, Amalie Howard, Paul Krueger, Cat Winters, Brenna Yovanoff
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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Problematic Badass Female Tropes :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Jen Zukowski
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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1:00 pm

Advice for Teen Writers :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Alexa Donne, Adam Ellis, Amy Ewing, Kevin Hearne, Lisa Brown Roberts, David Slavin, Heather Webb
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
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Fan Fiction: Surviving the Trope :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Eileen Hall, Jeanette Wheeler
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
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Plotting Save The Cat Style With Scrivener :: ROOM 711 - Education
Michelle Kellogg
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
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1:30 pm

How we Plot – or Not :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Curtis Craddock, Vivian Caethe, Betsy Dornbusch, Travis Heermann, Carrie Vaughn
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm
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Welcome to the Dark Side: Writing Dark Fantasy :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Terry Brooks, Delilah Dawson, Colleen Oakes, C.R. Richards, Cinda Williams Chima, Cat Winters
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm
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2:00 pm

Building a Better (Super)Hero in Your Novels :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Rob Boffard, Liv Hadden, Amalie Howard, Sherry Thomas, K.B. Wagers, F.C. Yee
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
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2:30 pm

Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Romance - Building Worlds and Relationships :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Lisa Manifold, Bernadette Marie, Corinne O'Flynn, S.J. Reisner, Wendy Terrien, Julie Wetzel
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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The Hero's Journey & Why It Works in Storytelling - Two DC Films Side by Side :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Trai Cartwright, Dan Grant, Michael Haspil
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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3:00 pm

Mystery’s Many Faces :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Sherry Ficklin, Paul Krueger, Laurel McHargue, Andy Mientus, Meghan Scott Molin
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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3:30 pm

Write a Novel in a Month -- Yes, it's possible! :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Jewels Hall, Amethyst Kellogg, Michelle Kellogg, Kathy Leppert, Shawn McGuire-Brown
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm
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4:00 pm

Developing A Writing Habit :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Dyan Chick, L.A. Johnson, Tricia Levenseller, Jenn Lyons, Laura Sebastian, Julie Wetzel
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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Self-Publishing Checklist: From Manuscript to Marketing :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Thomas A. Fowler, Melissa Koons
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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Setting Cinderella on Fire: Fresh Retellings of Classic Fairytales :: DPCCP 4 Keystone City (Authors)
Delilah Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Amalie Howard, Colleen Oakes, Scott Reintgen
Friday May 31, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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4:30 pm

ED70 - Using PCC's Colorful History Comic in Social Studies Classes :: ROOM 705 - Education

Friday May 31, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:20 pm
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5:00 pm

Vampires, Ghosts, and Witches? Oh yes! :: ROOM 603 - Authors

Friday May 31, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 5:50 pm
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11:00 am

Author Networking - Building Your Like-Minded Tribe :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Adam Ellis, Lisa Manifold, Bernadette Marie, Corinne O'Flynn, S.J. Reisner
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 11:50 am
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Fictional Philosophizing :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Terry Brooks, Pierce Brown, Laurel McHargue, Tony Medina, John Scalzi
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 11:50 am
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11:30 am

Author Branding 101 :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Sherry Ficklin, Liv Hadden, Scott Reintgen, C.R. Richards, David Slavin, F.C. Yee, Andrew Bates
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 11:30 am to 12:20 pm
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Worldbuilding in Sci-Fi/Fantasy: From Yellow Brick Roads to Castles in the Sky :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Rob Boffard, Laura Sebastian, Emily Skrutskie, K.B. Wagers, Drew Williams, Bronwyn Long Borne, Robert Williscroft
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 11:30 am to 12:20 pm
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12:00 pm

10 Ways to Outline Your Novel :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Dyan Chick, Curtis Craddock, L.A. Johnson, Jenn Lyons, Claudia Mills
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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CARRIE VAUGHN SIGNING :: AUTHOR BOOTH - Tattered Cover B
Carrie Vaughn
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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Let’s talk about…Romance (and Money) :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Gail Carriger, Pamela Clare, Jay Crownover, Helen Hardt, Amalie Howard, Meghan Scott Molin, Heather Webb
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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12:30 pm

Driving the Novel Train: Keeping Your Novel Series on the Tracks :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Sue Duff, Mario Acevedo, Betsy Dornbusch, Warren Hammond, Travis Heermann, Stant Litore
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
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ED06 - Marginalized to Mainstream: Portraying the Differently Abled in Fiction :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Liv Hadden, Lisa Manifold, Drew Williams, Cat Winters, Brenna Yovanoff
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
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1:00 pm

So You Wrote a Novel. Now What? :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Mike Chen, Dyan Chick, Alfred Gough, L.A. Johnson, Miles Millar, Meghan Scott Molin, Chloe Neill
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
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1:30 pm

Edit Your Way Out of This :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Terry Brooks, Curtis Craddock, Mario Acevedo, Betsy Dornbusch, Travis Heermann
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm
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2:00 pm

Building a Better Monster in Your Novels :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Drew Brockington, Amalie Howard, Paul Krueger, Tricia Levenseller, Emily Skrutskie, Cat Winters
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
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2:30 pm

ED89 - History is Stranger than Fiction :: ROOM 705 - Education
Harper Bovberg
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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Outside Voices: How Good Feedback Helps You Become a Stronger Writer :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Travis Heermann, Rebecca Job, Carolyn Kemp, Stant Litore, Josh Vogt
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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3:00 pm

Developing Unique Characters for YA Fiction :: DPCCP 4 Keystone City (Authors)
Mike Chen, Lillian Clark, Sue Duff, Andy Mientus, E.C. Myers, Scott Reintgen, Sherry Thomas
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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Poetry vs Prose :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Laurel McHargue, Tony Medina, Jon Messenger, Heidi Stemple, Michael Kilman
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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Women Are Magic: Women Characters In Urban Fantasy Pop Culture :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Dyan Chick, Delilah Dawson, L.A. Johnson, Corinne O'Flynn, Wendy Terrien, Julie Wetzel
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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3:30 pm

Pitch Perfect: Crafting the Best Book Proposal :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Mario Acevedo, Vivian Caethe, Betsy Dornbusch, Travis Heermann, Dean Wyant
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm
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4:00 pm

Create a Marketing Campaign for Your Creative Work :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Thomas A. Fowler
Saturday June 1, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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10:30 am

Non-Toxic Masculinity: Tough Guys in Fiction :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Mario Acevedo, Betsy Dornbusch, J.L. Forrest, Warren Hammond, Travis Heermann, Angie Hodapp
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:20 am
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11:00 am

Branding Yourself as a Romance Writer :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Alexa Donne, Molly E. Lee, Frankie Love, Bernadette Marie, Sara Richardson, Heather Webb
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 11:50 am
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Demons, demons, Everywhere! :: DPCCP 4 Keystone City (Authors)
Paul Krueger, Lisa Manifold, S.J. Reisner, Julie Wetzel, F.C. Yee, Brenna Yovanoff
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 11:50 am
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11:30 am

Crafting Memorable Characters :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Sherry Ficklin, Jon Messenger, Scott Reintgen, Sherry Thomas, K.B. Wagers, Cat Winters
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 11:30 am to 12:20 pm
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ED07 - "What do I call a female knight?" Women Warriors in Our Fiction :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Vivian Caethe, Betsy Dornbusch, Carolyn Kay, Carrie Vaughn
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 11:30 am to 12:20 pm
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12:00 pm

All the Single Ladies (and Taken Ones, Too) :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Gail Carriger, Jay Crownover, Helen Hardt, Amalie Howard, Cindi Myers, Sara Richardson, Lisa Brown Roberts, Afton Nance
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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Make Literature Dystopian Again :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Andrea Studzinski, Calvin Studzinski
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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Revenge is Best Served . . . :: DPCCP 4 Keystone City (Authors)
Terry Brooks, Amy Ewing, Liv Hadden, Laurel McHargue, Cinda Williams Chima, Todd Fahnestock
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
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12:30 pm

Stories at Sea - Pirates, Sirens, Mermaids and more… :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Dyan Chick, Alexa Donne, Tricia Levenseller, Corinne O'Flynn, John Scalzi, Emily Skrutskie, Drew Williams
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
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Writing Beyond The Real :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Sherry Ficklin, Lisa Manifold, Jon Messenger, Thomas A. Fowler, Stant Litore
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
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1:00 pm

Managing a Romance with Closed Doors :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Lillian Clark, Bernadette Marie, Lisa Brown Roberts, Heather Webb
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
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The End: Knowing When Your Story is Done :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Rob Boffard, Mike Chen, Kevin Hearne, Jenn Lyons, Laurel McHargue, Wendy Terrien, Cat Winters
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
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1:30 pm

Fight like a Girl: Writing Healthy Female Protagonists :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Pamela Clare, Helen Hardt, Amalie Howard, L.A. Johnson, Tricia Levenseller, Afton Nance
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm
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2:00 pm

The Business of Writing :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Rob Boffard, Delilah Dawson, Adam Ellis, C.R. Richards, Andrew Bates
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
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2:30 pm

ED115 - Genre Fiction - The Cure for I-Hate-to-Write-itis :: ROOM 705 - Education
Jenna Lincoln
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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Mindful Writing: Social Media & Mental Health for Authors :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Tony Medina, Vivian Caethe, Betsy Dornbusch, Chanel Heermann, Carolyn Kemp
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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Romance Authors Have it Easy and Other Misconceptions :: ROOM 605 - Authors
Molly E. Lee, Frankie Love, Cindi Myers, Corinne O'Flynn, S.J. Reisner
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm
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3:00 pm

CARRIE VAUGHN SIGNING :: AUTHOR BOOTH - Tattered Cover A
Carrie Vaughn
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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ED09 - The Anthropology of Worldbuilding :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Alfred Gough, Jenn Lyons, Laurel McHargue, Miles Millar, E.C. Myers, Drew Williams, Brenna Yovanoff, Michael Kilman
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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Storytelling to Make Your Books & Scripts Binge Worthy :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Trai Cartwright, Marin Lepore, Carol van Natta
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
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4:00 pm

Bringing a Figurative Knife to Literary Gun Fight :: ROOM 607 - Authors
Pierce Brown, Liv Hadden, Amalie Howard, Jon Messenger, Brian Naslund, Cinda Williams Chima
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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Cut to the Chase: Short Fiction vs. Novels :: DPCCP 4 Keystone City (Authors)
Betsy Dornbusch, J.L. Forrest, Travis Heermann, Carrie Vaughn
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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Villains - Heroes of Their Own Stories & Why They Rule :: ROOM 603 - Authors
Corinne O'Flynn, Wendy Terrien, Dan Grant, Michael Haspil, Carolyn Kemp
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
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4:30 pm

The Fight is the Story :: ROOM 601 - Authors
Jen Zukowski
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:20 pm
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Writer's workshop: MacGuffin or Not? Ask a Scientist About Your Plot Devices. (NASA) :: DPCCP 5 Gotham City (STEM)
Alex Parker
Sunday June 2, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:20 pm
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Schedule Categories

Art Demo & Workshop
Authors
Celebrity Q&A
Comics
Costuming & Cosplay
Denver Pop Culture Con Presents
Education
EGLs (Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards)
Gaming & Tech
Page23 Literary Conference
Photo Ops
Reel Heroes Filmmakers Series
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
The Lab - Activities & Presentations

Schedule Tags

3D Printing
Action
Actors & Acting
Animation
Anime
Antarctic
Aquaman
Arapahoe Libraries
Art
Artists
Asteroids
Audience Participation
Authors
Autism Spectrum
Back to the Future
Ballet
Batman
Black Panther
Branding & Promotion
Broadway
Captain Marvel
Cartooning
Character Development
Children's Books
Classic Literature
Colorado
Colorful History
Comedy
Comics
Cosplay
Costume Celebration
Costume Fabrication
Creativity
Critical Role
Crowdfunding
Dark Tower Series
DC Universe
Debate
Denver Public Libraries
Disability
Disney
Diversity & Inclusion
Doctor Who
Dragons & Mythical Creatures
Drawing
Dungeons & Dragons
Dystopian
Educators
Esports
Expanse
Fan Fiction
Fandom
Fantasy
Female Empowerment
Film
Filmmaking
Firefly & Serenity
Flash Gordon
Futurama
Future
Game of Thrones
Games & Trivia
Gaming
Gender Inclusivity
Godzilla
Graphic Design
Graphic Novels
Heroes & Villans
History
Homestuck
Horror
humor
Independent Comics
Jessica Jones
Kids
Leadership
Legos
LGTBQ
Librarians
Literacy
Magic Girl
Magicians
Makeup
Making a Film
Manga
Mars
Marvel
Memes
Mental Health
Middle Earth
Monsters
Movies
Music
My Hero Academia
Mythology
Myths & Legends
NASA
Network
Nintendo
Nostalgia
Once Upon
Ouran Host Club
Outlander
Page23 Literary Conference
Panelist Performance
Parents
Philosophy
Photography
Pirates
Pixar
Podcaster
Pop Culture
Post-Apocalyptic
Props & Prop Fabrication
Publishing
Q&A
Reading
Religion
Role Playing Games
Romance
RWBY
Sabrina
Science
Science Fiction
Screenwriting
Self-Publishing
Set & Prop Design
Shakespeare
Shazam
She-Ra
Show business
Signing
Smallville
Social Justice
Space Exploration
Special Needs
Spiderman
Star Trek
Star Wars
STEM
Stephen King
Steven Universe
Storytelling
Studio Ghibli
Superheroes
Supernatural
Teens
The 1980s
The Avengers
The Classics
The Expanse
The Handmaid's Tale
The Matrix
Trauma Recovery
Trivia
TV
Twitcher
Valiant Comics
voice actor
Werewolves & Werecreatures
Wizarding World
Women
Wonder Woman
Writers
Writing
Writing Comics
X-Men
YA Fiction
Youtuber

Venue Locations

aLAB - 8bit Stage
aLAB - All Age Stage
AUTHOR BOOTH - Tattered Cover A
AUTHOR BOOTH - Tattered Cover B
AUTHOR BOOTH 1
AUTHOR BOOTH 2
AUTHOR BOOTH 3
AUTHOR BOOTH 4
AUTHOR BOOTH 5
AUTHOR BOOTH 6
AUTHOR BOOTH 7
Captain Colorado Stage @ Main Events
Celebrity Summit
DPCCP 1 Happy Harbor (Comics)
DPCCP 2 Metropolis (Main Events)
DPCCP 3 Central City (Audience Participation)
DPCCP 4 Keystone City (Authors)
DPCCP 5 Gotham City (STEM)
DPCCP 6 Coast City (General)
Epic Photo Booth A
Epic Photo Booth B
Epic Photo Booth C
Night Lynx Stage @ Main Events
ROOM 501 - Cosplay
ROOM 502 - Comics
ROOM 503 - Art Workshop
ROOM 504 - Reel Heroes
ROOM 505/506 - Reel Heroes
ROOM 507 - Page 23 Lit Con
ROOM 601 - Authors
ROOM 603 - Authors
ROOM 605 - Authors
ROOM 607 - Authors
ROOM 704/706 - SciFi/Fantasy TV/Film
ROOM 705 - Education
ROOM 707 - Education
ROOM 708/710 - Gaming/Tech
ROOM 709 - Education
ROOM 711 - Education