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Comicpalooza 2019 Schedule :: Literature




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11:00 am

Everything Is SteamPunk :: 350B

Friday May 10, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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From One Sentence to a Novel: The First Draft :: 370D
Dominick D'Aunno, George Wright Padgett, H.C.H. Ritz, Shannon Winton
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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How to Get Your Book in the Library :: 350A

Friday May 10, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Small Presses: A Behind-the-Scenes Look :: 370AB
Wesley Chu, Kelly Lynn Colby, Dorothy Tinker, Fern Brady, Russell Little
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Writing and Reading YA Romance :: 370E
Cheyanne Young, Melissa Algood, Margo Bond Collins, Martine Lewis, Chantell Renee
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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12:00 pm

Sam Sykes Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Sam Sykes
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

Help! I'm an Introvert!: Networking and Marketing for Writers :: 370AB
Wesley Chu, C. Stuart Hardwick, Rose Garcia, Ashley Nemer, D.L. Young
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Pottermore: Harry Potter and Beyond Fantastic Beasts :: 370D
Doug Goodman, Laura Liddell Nolen, Dorothy Tinker, Dantzel Cherry, Amy Sisson
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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Stop Copycats: Protect Your Ideas :: 350B
Cory Doctorow, Ira Domnitz
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

Cheyanne Young Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cheyanne Young
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Superhero Storytime! :: 340

Friday May 10, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 1:35 pm
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2:00 pm

Art & Writing Crossovers, from Comics to Artist Collaborations :: 370D
Cassandra Rose Clark, Sam Sykes, Holly Lyn Walrath
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Deciphering Your Writer: How to Read Your Writer :: 351F
Isaac Goodhart, Jamal Igle
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Evil-ution of Literary Horror :: 370E
Ashley Davis, Jessica Raney, Veronica Smith, Billy Stuart, Jae Mazer, Lisa Vasquez
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Wesley Chu Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Wesley Chu
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Writing Robots and AI :: 370AB
Cory Doctorow, Rhonda Eudaly, William Ledbetter, Martha Wells, D.L. Young
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Cassandra Rose Clarke Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cassandra Rose Clark
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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3:30 pm

Authors Spotlight: Wesley Chu and Sam Sykes Introspective :: 370AB
Wesley Chu, Sam Sykes
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Drew Heyen – Ask Me Anything :: 350A

Friday May 10, 2019 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Idea to Publishing: Behind the Scenes with Indie Authors :: 370D
B. Alan Bourgeois, Ashley Nemer, Chantell Renee, Kevin Tumlinson, D.L. Young
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Science Fiction :: 370E
C. Stuart Hardwick, William Ledbetter
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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4:00 pm

Cory Doctorow Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cory Doctorow
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Blood! Gore! How to Write Heroic Fantasy :: 370E
Marshall Ryan Maresca, Sam Sykes, Glenn Lazar Roberts, Barbara Ann Wright
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Martha Wells Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Martha Wells
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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The Storytelling of Star Wars :: 370AB
Cassandra Rose Clark, Timothy Zahn, Dominick D'Aunno, D.L. Young
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Wesley Chu Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Wesley Chu
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Writing Powerful Women in Genre Fiction :: 370D
E. L. Russell, Melissa Algood, Jae Mazer, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, Kate Pentecost
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:30 pm

Fun, Games & Prizes for Book Lovers :: 370D
E.L. DuBois, Andrea Barbosa, Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Emily Evans
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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The Business of Writing :: 370AB
Wesley Chu, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Raven Raye, Missy Jane, Martha Wells
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Writing With/Against Your Gender/Orientation/Ethnicity/Identity :: 370E
Dennis Calloway, D. C. Gomez, Doug Goodman, Cornelia Amiri, Dicey Grenor
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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8:00 pm

After Dark: Writing Effective Sex Scenes in Fiction :: 370D
Dicey Grenor, C.D. Lewis, Kate Pentecost, Chantell Renee, H.C.H. Ritz
Friday May 10, 2019 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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10:30 am

Everyone Can Enjoy Paranormal Romance Books :: 370D
Raven Raye, Melissa Schroeder, Margo Bond Collins, Emily Evans, Missy Jane
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Literary Read and Critique :: 370E
William Ledbetter, D.L. Young
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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World-Building for Short Stories, Novelettes and Novellas :: 370AB
Tex Thompson, Michelle Muenzler, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Bev Vincent
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:45 am

Superhero Storytime! :: 340

Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 11:45 am to 12:15 pm
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12:00 pm

Author Spotlight: Cory Doctorow Introspective :: 370AB
Cory Doctorow
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Classical Theatre Company's Reading of Empire Striketh Back Part I :: 350F

Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Young Adult :: 370D
D. C. Gomez, Kate Pentecost
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Marianne Dyson Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Marianne Dyson
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Open Mic Reading for All Genres :: 360BCEF
Jody T. Morse, D. Marie Prokop
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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1:00 pm

Martha Wells Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Martha Wells
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Sam Sykes Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Sam Sykes
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Wesley Chu Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Wesley Chu
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Character-Building Springboard Writing Workshop :: 370D
Jody T. Morse
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Cyberpunk: Origins and Legacy :: 370AB
Cory Doctorow, William Ledbetter, George Wright Padgett, Carrie Patel, D.L. Young
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Sci-fi Writers on the Next Gen of Star Trek :: 370E
Rhonda Eudaly, K.J. Russell, Amy Sisson, Kevin Tumlinson, Channing Whitaker
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Dad and Daughter Read Podcast :: 340

Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Marshall Ryan Maresca Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Marshall Ryan Maresca
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Patrice Sarath Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Cheyanne Young Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cheyanne Young
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Cory Doctorow Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cory Doctorow
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Magic Systems for Writers :: 351BE
Marshall Ryan Maresca, Sam Sykes, Patrice Sarath, Michael Wilson, Barbara Ann Wright
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Patrick Hemstreet Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Patrick Hemstreet
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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The Importance of Representation and Diversity in Literature :: 370E
Dennis Calloway, Jessica Raney, Dicey Grenor, Jae Mazer
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Timothy Zahn Retrospective :: 370AB
Timothy Zahn, Dominick D'Aunno
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Worldbuilding Tips and Tricks: How to Create Believable Worlds :: 370D
Wesley Chu, Cassandra Rose Clark, Marianne Dyson, Carrie Patel, Martha Wells
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Creature Horror: Why We Are Drawn to it, and How to Create Monsters :: 370E
Doug Goodman, Jessica Raney, Sam Sykes, Jae Mazer, Lisa Vasquez
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Marianne Dyson Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Marianne Dyson
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Speculative Poetry Deathmatch! :: 370D
Jody T. Morse, Deborah L. Davitt, Michelle Muenzler, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Holly Lyn Walrath
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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The Storytelling of Game of Thrones :: 370AB
Cassandra Rose Clark, Laura Liddell Nolen, Tex Thompson, Andrea Barbosa, Patrice Sarath
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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5:00 pm

Carrie Patel Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Carrie Patel
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Cassandra Rose Clarke Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cassandra Rose Clark
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Terrible Fanfiction Reading :: 350B

Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Women In Horror: Trend or Force to Be Reckoned With? :: 370AB
Dicey Grenor, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, Chantell Renee, Lisa Vasquez, Barbara Ann Wright
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Writing Historical Fantasy: Getting the Details Right :: 370D
William Ledbetter, Tex Thompson, Deborah L. Davitt, Marianne Dyson
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:30 pm

Critique Groups: Cautionary Tales and Sage Advice :: 370E
E. Hailey, Dominick D'Aunno, George Wright Padgett, H.C.H. Ritz, Shannon Winton
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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The Author-Publisher Relationship :: 370D
Kelly Lynn Colby, Dorothy Tinker, Andrea Barbosa, Fern Brady, Russell Little
Saturday May 11, 2019 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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10:30 am

Copyrights and Conduct: The Legal Side of Conventions :: 350DE
Cory Doctorow, Ira Domnitz
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Self-Publishing for Beginners :: 370D
GM Kelso, E. L. Russell, B. Alan Bourgeois, Margo Bond Collins, Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Jacqueline Patricks
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Classical Theatre Company Reads Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back Part II :: 350F

Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Comic Books as Literature :: 350B

Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Literary Fan Roundtable: Fantasy & Urban Fantasy :: 370E
Marshall Ryan Maresca
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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No Right Way to Write: Techniques for New Writers :: 370D
Dennis Calloway, PJ Hoover, Carrie Patel, Holly Lyn Walrath, D.L. Young
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Timothy Zahn Introspective :: 370AB
Timothy Zahn, Dominick D'Aunno
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Horror for the 21st Century: Film and Literature :: 370AB
Rose Garcia, Gerald Hanks, K.J. Russell, Lisa Vasquez, Channing Whitaker
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Literary Read and Critique :: 370E
Michael Glazner
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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The Resurgence of the Stephen King-assance :: 351F

Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Words Matter: Word-level Craft :: 370D
PJ Hoover, K. M. Tolan, Ammar Habib, C.D. Lewis, Michelle Muenzler
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:00 pm

Carrie Patel Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Carrie Patel
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Marshall Ryan Maresca Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Marshall Ryan Maresca
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Beyond Earthsea: Ursula K. Le Guin's Writing Legacy :: 370E
E.L. DuBois, John Shade, Holly Lyn Walrath
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Cheyanne Young Autograph session :: Murder By The Book Booth #4107
Cheyanne Young
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Setting the Hook: Screenwriting and Your First 10 Pages :: 370AB
Joe Grisaffi, Courtney Sandifer, Gerald Hanks, Channing Whitaker
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing and Reading Mysteries and Thrillers :: 370D
Melanie Bragg, Jay Brandon, Michael Glazner, Manning Wolfe
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

How to Avoid Legal Potholes in Your Writing and Publishing :: 370E
Melanie Bragg, Jay Brandon, Manning Wolfe
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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The Wide World of Web Fiction: Publishing Your Work Through the Internet :: 370D
Melissa Schroeder, Wayne Basta, Ian Everett, Kevin Tumlinson, Shannon Winton
Sunday May 12, 2019 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Schedule Categories

Anime
CEC
Celebrity
Comics
Cosplay
CP Video Gaming
Entertainment
Film
Horror / Paranormal
Kids
Literature
NASA
Photo Ops
Podcast
Pop Culture
Sci-Fi
Science and Education
Tabletop Gaming

Schedule Tags

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Acting
Animated
Anime
Art
Audience Interaction
Autograph
Blizzard
Calliope Musicals
Capcom
CEC
Celebrity
Collectibles
Comedy
Comic Books
Comics
Concert
Content Creation
Cosplay
Crowd Funding
Dance
Demonstration
Discussion
Diversity
Doctor Who
Dungeons & Dragons
Educational
Entertainment
Esports
Fan Group
Fantasy
Film
Fire
Game of Thrones
Game Show Panel
Gaming
Harry Potter
Hearthstone
Heroes of the Storm
Horror
Icona Pop
Improv
K-Pop
Kaiju
Kid Friendly
Learning
Legal
LGBT
Literature
Live Performance
Magic
Medical
Mental Health
Movie
Movies
Music
NASA
Overwatch
Paranormal
Party
Performance
Photoshoot
Podcast
Pop Culture
Psychology
Q&A
Romance
Saint Arnold
Sci-Fi
Showing
Special Guest
Star Trek
Star Wars
StarCraft II
Steampunk
Streamers
Street Fighter V
Table Top Gaming
Technology
Terminator
Tournament
Trivia
TV series
Video Gaming
Web Comics
Workshop
Wrestling

Venue Locations

2nd Floor Walker Balcony
310C
320A
320BC
330
340
350A
350B
350C
350DE
350F
351A
351BE
351D
351F
352A
352EF
360A
360BCEF
360D
361AD
361BCEF
362
370AB
370D
370E
372AB
381
ARMA Booth - Hall A
Ballroom C
Cultural Arts Avenue - Second Floor McKinney Balcony
Epic Photo Booth A
Epic Photo Booth B
ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship Arena - B3 East
General Assembly - 3rd Floor
Hall C Lobby
Hall E - First Floor
Houston Outlaws - 3rd Floor Prefunction Area
Live Podcast Booth - #3419
Murder By The Book Booth #4107
NASA Exhibit
Plaza on the Avenida
T-Mobile Booth #2729
Techland Booth - Maker Space