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Comicpalooza 2018 Schedule :: Literature




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12:00 pm

Seanan McGuire Introspective :: Room 370E
Seanan McGuire
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

Literary Fan Roundtable: Young Adult :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Margo Bond Collins, Rebecca Nolen
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Sympathy for the Devil: Antagonists We Love to Hate :: Room 370F
Leo King, Michelle Muenzler, George Wright Padgett, Carrie Patel, Shannon Winton
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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The Storytelling of Star Wars :: Room 370D
Dominick D'Aunno, K.J. Russell, Greg Leitich Smith, Martha Wells, D.L. Young
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Beyond Hogwarts: What's New in the Potterverse :: Room 370E
Dantzel Cherry, Missy Jane, Raven Raye, H.C.H. Ritz, Amy Sisson
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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The Magic of Space Opera :: Room 370C
Dominick D'Aunno, Marianne Dyson, D. Marie Prokop, Kevin Tumlinson, Barbara Ann Wright
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Words Matter: Crafting the Perfect Sentence :: Room 370F
Joe Lansdale, C.D. Lewis, Seanan McGuire, Martha Wells
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:30 pm

Barbara Ann Wright Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Barbara Ann Wright
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Indie Publishing: Costs and Rewards :: Room 370E
Andrea Barbosa, Fern Brady, Deborah L. Davitt, Martine Lewis, Russell G. Little
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Crime/Mystery/Thriller :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Melissa Algood, Kevin Tumlinson
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Plotting and Pacing a Short Story :: Room 370F
Dantzel Cherry, Joe Lansdale, John Moore, Joy Kennedy O'Neill
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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The Uncanny Valley in Fiction: Writing the Nearly Human :: Room 370D
C.M. Bratton, Seanan McGuire, Kate Pentecost, Holly Lyn Walrath
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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5:00 pm

Horror: Scary, Suspenseful, or Blood and Guts? :: Room 370D
Joe Lansdale, Raven Raye, Courtney Shockey, Channing Whitaker
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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In Defense of YA Romance :: Room 370C
Emily Evans, Kathryn Falk, Wren Michaels, Chantell Renee, Cheyanne Young
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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The Science Of Science Fiction :: Room 370F
Dominick D'Aunno, Marianne Dyson, Patrick Hemstreet, E.L. Russell, Greg Leitich Smith
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:30 pm

Fun, Games & Prizes for Book Lovers :: Room 370E
Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Blaire Edens, Emily Evans, Rose Garcia
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Outlining? - The Best Way to Write :: Room 370F
Wayne Basta, Ian Michael Everett, C.D. Lewis, Laura Rich, H.C.H. Ritz, Shannon Winton
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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10:30 am

Copyrights and Conduct: The Legal Side of Conventions :: Room 371A
Ira Domnitz
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Fantasy Authors (Real World Magic, Reading List, Adaptations) :: Room 370D
Seanan McGuire, John Moore, Laura Rich
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Want to Get an Agent? :: Room 370C
Margo Bond Collins, Ammar Habib, Wren Michaels, Carrie Patel, Greg Leitich Smith
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Dystopian Universes - Handmaid's Tale and Beyond :: Room 370D
Fern Brady, Artemis Greenleaf, Martine Lewis, Carrie Patel, D.L. Young
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Joe Lansdale Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Joe Lansdale
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Fantasy & Urban Fantasy :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Kate Pentecost, Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Mat Johnson Autograph sessions :: Murder By The Book Booth
Mat Johnson
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

How to Get Your Book in the Library :: Room 371B

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:30 pm

Bev Vincent Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Bev Vincent
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Carrie Patel Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Carrie Patel
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Character-Building Springboard Writing Workshop :: Room 370E
Holly Lyn Walrath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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Fostering Inclusivity and Multiculturalism in the SFF Community :: Room 370D
Rose Garcia, Dicey Grenor, Mat Johnson, Bryan Thao Worra
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Horror for the 21st Century: Film and Literature :: Room 370F
Gerald Hanks, Joe Lansdale, Jessica Reisman, K.J. Russell, Lisa Vasquez, Channing Whitaker
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Patrice Sarathe Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:30 pm

Martha Wells Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Martha Wells
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Seanan McGuire Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Seanan McGuire
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Literary Read and Critique Session :: Room 370C
Jessica Reisman, Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing Unforgettable Characters :: Room 370D
Joe Lansdale, Carrie Patel, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Bev Vincent
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing Violence in Speculative Fiction :: Room 370F
Melissa Algood, Rebecca Nolen, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, Chantell Renee, K.J. Russell, Holly Lyn Walrath
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Literary Fan Roundtable: Science Fiction :: 3rd Floor Foyer
Amy Sisson, Michael Wilson
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Open Mic Reading for All Genres :: Room 370F
Ian Michael Everett, Dicey Grenor, Missy Jane, T. Haven Morse, Michelle Muenzler, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, D. Marie Prokop, Saba Syed Razvi, H.C.H. Ritz
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
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Speculative Poetry Deathmatch! :: Room 370E
Karen Bovenmyer, Deborah L. Davitt, Michelle Muenzler, Saba Syed Razvi, Holly Lyn Walrath, Bryan Thao Worra
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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World-building for Short Stories, Novelettes, and Novellas :: Room 370D
Dantzel Cherry, Seanan McGuire, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Martha Wells
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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6:00 pm

Magic and Magic Systems for Fantasy Writers :: Room 370E
John Moore, Andi O'Connor, Patrice Sarath, Michael Wilson, Barbara Ann Wright
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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The Editing Process (Revising Short Fiction for New Writers, Self-Editing Tips to Take Home) :: Room 370D
Andrea Barbosa, Fern Brady, J. Lynn Else, Alan J. Porter, Bev Vincent
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:30 pm

Sex in Sci-Fi & Fantasy: Closed or Open door? :: Room 370C
Fern Brady, C.D. Lewis, Martine Lewis, Kate Pentecost, H.C.H. Ritz
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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10:30 am

Self-Publishing for Beginners :: Room 370D
B. Alan Bourgeois, Margo Bond Collins, Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Ashley Nemer, E.L. Russell
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Critique Groups: How to (Not) Undermine Your Confidence through Peer Review :: Room 370D
Wayne Basta, Ian Michael Everett, C.D. Lewis, Laura Rich, H.C.H. Ritz, Shannon Winton
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Evan Narcisse Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Evan Narcisse
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Literary Read and Critique Session :: Room 370C
Michelle Muenzler, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Story Engineering :: Room 370E
Joe Lansdale, Seanan McGuire, Martha Wells, D.L. Young
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Women of Horror :: Room 370F
Dicey Grenor, Meg Hafdahl, Jae Mazer, Jessica Raney, Chantell Renee, Barbara Ann Wright
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:00 pm

Margo Bond Collins Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Margo Bond Collins
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Do-it-Yourself Author Marketing :: Room 370D
B. Alan Bourgeois, T. Haven Morse, Jacqueline Patricks, H.C.H. Ritz, Kevin Tumlinson
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Satire in Science Fiction :: Room 370F
Melanie Fletcher, Patrick Hemstreet, Evan Narcisse, Glenn Lazar Roberts, Shannon Winton
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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The Business of Writing :: Room 370E
Cornelia Amiri, Missy Jane, D. Marie Prokop, Raven Raye
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Finding Writing Inspiration :: Room 370C
Karen Bovenmyer, Ammar Habib, Alan J. Porter, Kevin Tumlinson, Lisa Vasquez
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Leveraging Social Media For Fun and Profit :: Room 370D
Andrea Barbosa, Margo Bond Collins, Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Melanie Fletcher, T. Haven Morse
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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No Money, No Problem - Screenwriting for Low Budget Filmmaking :: Room 370E
Kerry Beyer, Joe Grisaffi, Gerald Hanks, Keith Lansdale, Courtney Sandifer, Molly Vernon, Channing Whitaker
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Patrick Hemstreet Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth
Patrick Hemstreet
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Publishing Tools: E-Books and Beyond :: Room 370D
B. Alan Bourgeois, T. Haven Morse, Ashley Nemer, E.L. Russell, Cheyanne Young
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Writing Horror: Ink, Sweat, and Tears :: Room 370C
Leo King, K.J. Russell, Courtney Shockey, Lisa Vasquez, Bryan Thao Worra
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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