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FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™ Schedule :: Writing




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2:00 pm

What I know Now, What I Wish I Knew Then: A Writer's Journey :: 251A
Jonathan Maberry, Jill Bowers, Renee Collins, Larry Correia, Brian Lee Durfee, Lisa Mangum, J. Christopher Thompson
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

The Heart & Soul of Storytelling: Writing to Theme :: 151A
Johnny Worthen
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:00 pm

All That Glitters: Building a Believable Magic System :: 151D
David Farland, Mercedes Lackey, Brandon Sanderson, Larry Correia, Kuta Marler, L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Alternate History: Creating Stories by Changing the Past :: 150G
J.L. Gribble, Jay Whittaker
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Comics for Girls Afraid to Comic :: 151A
Chelsy Bloomfield, Kailee Brown, DC Doll, Kami Henderson, Amanda Taylor
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Lisa Mangum Signing :: The Printed Garden - Booth 801
Lisa Mangum
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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8:00 pm

On Metal Gear, X-Men, Watchmen & More: Spotlight on David Hayter :: 250A
Jay Washington, David Hayter
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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11:00 am

Creating Your Own Fantastic Beasts :: 255B
David Farland, James A. Owen, September C. Fawkes, Brian Hailes, E.E. King, Jaclyn Weist
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Overconfidence is Your Weakness: The Importance of a Hero's Imperfections :: 150G
Jonathan Maberry, Jai Nitz, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Adrienne Monson, Douglas Sharp, Eric Swedin, Dan Willis
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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12:00 pm

Makers of Stories: Writing Novels & Short Stories :: 151D
Brandon Sanderson, Larry Correia, Brian Lee Durfee, E.E. King, Brian McClellan, Aaron Michael Ritchey
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Renee Collins Signing :: The Printed Garden - Booth 801
Renee Collins
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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The Squickerwonkers: The Demise of Selma the Spoiled by Evangeline Lily and Rodrigo Bastos Didier :: Grand Ballroom
Evangeline Lilly, McKenzie Romero
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:00 pm

Color Pop Manga Mermaids with Camilla d'Errico :: 251A
Camilla d'Errico
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Let's Build a Team: A Guide to Creation :: 150G
Comfort Love, Adam Withers, Jill Bowers, John Steiner
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Turning Ideas Into Novels :: 255B
C.B. Lee, J.P. Roth, Cindy Grigg, Tricia Levenseller, John M. Olsen, Rebecca Rode, Johnny Worthen
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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2:00 pm

Creating Dragons: How & Why :: 255C
Paul Genesse, R.J. Palmer, Crystal Sully, Heather Theurer, Tyler Walpole, Kaitlund Zupanic
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Making a Graphic Novel: From Idea to Publication :: 255A
Jess Smart Smiley
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Writers of the Future: 34 Years of Helping New Writers by the Biggest Names in Sci-fi & Fantasy :: 250A
David Farland, Rob Prior, Brandon Sanderson, Brian Lee Durfee, John Goodwin, Brian Hailes, Darci Stone, Eric James Stone
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Let's Get Fiscal: The business side of being a freelance creator :: 255A
Doug Wagner
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Old Magic Vs. New Magic: The evolution of magic systems in Fantasy :: 251A
James A. Owen, Brian Lee Durfee, Christopher Husberg, Kuta Marler, Brian McClellan, L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing Enchanting Prose :: 151A
David Farland
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:00 pm

Out of This World: World Building in Alternative Realities :: 150G
Jai Nitz, Steven Bohls, DJ Butler, Michelle Corsillo, Carlos Ferro, Kuta Marler
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Screenwriting: The First Step to Making a Great Film :: 251A
Michaelbrent Collings, David Howard, Melinda Snodgrass, Blake Casselman
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Conceptualizing Sci-Fi & Fantasy Characters :: 151A
Brian Hailes, Kevin Wasden
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Immortal Works Flash Fiction Friday LIVE :: 255A
Zach Bjorge, Jon Grundvig, Jason King, Megan Nerdin
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:00 pm

 The Super-Awesome Authors AMA :: 150G
Neo Edmund, Colleen Houck, Ramon Terrell, Brian Lee Durfee, Christopher Husberg, L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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10:00 am

What Makes a Lovable Villain? :: 255B
Ramon Terrell, John Dover, Ron S. Friedman, E.E. King, Angie Lofthouse, Brian McClellan
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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11:00 am

Jedi Mind Tricks for Writers :: 255B
David Farland, Alan Jensen, Forrest Wolverton
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Secrets to Writing and Selling a Children's Picture Book :: 151A
Kristyn Crow, Will Terry
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Sketching with Words: Bringing Characters to Life From Descriptions in Books :: 255A
Josi Russell, Richard Lance Russell
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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12:00 pm

Creating in Art & Storytelling :: 251A
Michaelbrent Collings, Donovan Fitzgerald, Tawny Fritz, Greg Horn, Jason Palmer, L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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SPN 101: Writing Tips from 13 Seasons of Supernatural :: 255A
Victoria Lisowski, Lisa Mangum
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:00 pm

Creating The Outpost: Writing, Directing and Producing an Independent TV Series :: 150G
Jason Faller, Kynan Griffin, Charan Prabhakar, Jake Stormoen
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Swashbuckling vs Swooning: Authors Discuss How To Balance Action And Romance :: 255A
Colleen Houck, Cheree Alsop, Cindy Grigg, Tricia Levenseller, Adrienne Monson
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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2:00 pm

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Storytelling in Someone Else's Universe :: 151D
Mercedes Lackey, Jonathan Maberry, Jai Nitz, Brandon Sanderson, Melinda Snodgrass, Kuta Marler
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Publishing Your Work & Making a Living :: 255A
Melissa Dalton, Angela Eschler, Heather B. Moore, J. Scott Savage, Tony Toscano, Brian Wiser
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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4:00 pm

Beating the Impostor Syndrome in Art & Storytelling :: 255C
Jonathan Maberry, James A. Owen, Dan Schaefer, Garrick Dean, Julie Frost, Michael Jensen, Jaclyn Weist
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Writing Comedy :: 255A
Shelly Brown, Chad Morris
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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YA, I Like YA - What About It? :: 255B
Renee Collins, Jared Garrett, Megan Hutchins, Tricia Levenseller, Jared Quan, Michelle Witte
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Galaxy Quest to Trek - The Movie: Ten Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started :: 151A
David Howard
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Welcome to the Cosmere: Spotlight on Brandon Sanderson :: 250A
Brandon Sanderson
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

The Taste of PLASTIC: A spotlight on Image Comics' disturbing and horrific hit mini-series featuring writer Doug Wagner (18+) :: 255B
Doug Wagner
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:00 pm

The 6 Keys to Success in Writing :: 150G
David Farland, Colleen Houck, Cheree Alsop, Peggy Eddleman, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Chad Morris, Eric James Stone
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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2:00 pm

How Comics Work :: 151A
Dan Schaefer, Jess Smart Smiley
Thursday September 27, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Schedule Categories

Anime
Attending the Event
Author Signings
Autographs
Battlestar Galactica
Books
Celebrities
Comics
Cosplay
Cosplay Meet-Ups
DC
Disney
Doctor Who
Evermore
Film and TV
Gaming
Grand Ballroom
Harry Potter
Horror
Kidcon
Lucifer
Marvel
Middle Earth
Nerd Culture
Panels
Paranormal
Photo Ops
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Sci-fi
Smallville
Staff Picks
Star Trek
Star Wars
Supernatural (TV Show)
Video Games
Voice Actors
Writing
Xena: Warrior Princess

Schedule Tags

101
25th Anniversary
30th Anniversary
3D Printing
40th Anniversary
80s kids
Actors
Aliens
Animation
Anime
Anniversary
Anti-Bullying
Apocalypse
Arrow
Art
Artists
Astronomy
AU
Authors
Avengers
Batman
Battlestar Galactica
Beetlejuice
Behind the Scenes
Black Lightning
Black Panther
Black Sails
Books
Cartoon
Celebration
Celebrities
Comedy
Comics
Contest
Cosplay
Cosplay
Cosplay 101
Cosplay Central
Cosplay Meet-Up
creators
Critical Role
CW
D&D
Dating
DC Comics
Deadpool
Demons
Discussion
Disney
Diversity
Doctor Who
Dr. Horribles
Educational
Evermore
Fallout
Fandoms
Fantastic Beasts
Fantasy
Feminist Topics
Film
Firefly
Game of Thrones
Game Show
Geek Culture
Ghostbusters
Girl Power
Grand Ballroom
Guardians of the Galaxy
H.P. Lovecraft
Halloween
Harry Potter
Hercules
History
Hollywood
horror
How to
Jurassic Park
Kids
Legend of Zelda
Legends of Tomorrow
Lego
LGTBQ
Live Recording
Lord of the Rings
Mad Men
Magic
Make-up
Marvel Comics
Mentalism
Merlin
Middle Earth
Music
Musicals
My Hero Academia
Mystery
Naruto
Once Upon a Time
Overwatch
Pathfinder
Philosophy
Podcast
Pokemon
Power Rangers
Pre-Registration
Presentation
Princesses
Q & A
Registration
Religion
Robots
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Role-Play
RPGs
RWBY
Sailor Moon
Sci-Fi
science
Screenwriting
Sherlock
Smallville
speilberg
Spider-man
Spotlight
Star Trek
Star Wars
Steampunk
Stranger Things
Supergirl
Superheroes
Superman
Supernatural
Tabletop
Tardis
The Adventure Zone
The Atom
The Flash
The Hobbit
The Office
The Walking Dead
Theme
Time Travel
TV
Vendor Floor
Video Games
Villains
White Canary
World Building
Xena
YouTube
Zombies

Venue Locations

Grand Ballroom
250A
251A
151D
255B
255C
150G
151A
255A
Kid Con - 155
The Printed Garden - Booth 801
Bard's Tower - Booth 401
Dungeons & Dragons - 255D
Table Top Gaming - 255EF
Celebrity Row/Autograph Area
Hall E
Epic Photo Booth A
Epic Photo Booth B
Epic Photo Booth C
Epic Photo Booth D
Epic Photo Booth E
East Lobby Stairs
Vendor Floor


All schedule events are subject to change.