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2:00 pm

Cosplay... How do I get into it? Where should I even Start? :: 150G
Skyler Ostler
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Draw It With Me: Live Cosplay Models :: 255A
Tawny Fritz, Thomas Estrada, Brian Hailes, Dani Powers
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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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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Pokemon Go! To Be a Master :: Kid Con - 155
Nathan Croft, September C. Fawkes, Ashley Weist
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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5:00 pm

Cosplay Etiquette and Safety :: 255C
Robert Aswin, Whitney Montgomery, Michael Welch
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Dungeon Mastering 101 :: 255B
Robert J. Defendi, Natasha Ence, Paul Genesse, Michael Haspil, Mark Middlemas, Daniel Swenson
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

How to be a Rockstar: Being a Positive Influence in the Cosplay Community :: 255C
Nadia Crimson, Julie Field, Julie Johnson, Missy Moody
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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How to Look Cool with a Light Saber :: 255B
Steve Berry, John Bigby, Greg Caron, Clarissa Deming, Paul Genesse, Aloha Lyon
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Sugar Glider: Launching Your Dreams :: Kid Con - 155
Jason Webb, Maggie Webb, Shelbi Webb
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
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7:00 pm

Choose Your Own Apocalypse: Unlikely/Accidental Bringers of the Apocalypse :: 255B
Holli Anderson, Jason King, Daniel Swenson, David J. West
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Disney Pin Trading:The Funnest and Most Inexpensive Way to Have Fun in the Parks :: 151D
Lisa Mangum, Tracy Mangum, Troy Mangum, Kyle J. Steenblik
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Things That Go Bump in The Night: The Essentials of Good Horror :: 255C
Michaelbrent Collings, Jonathan Maberry, Michael Haspil, Kuta Marler
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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8:00 pm

The Masters of Dueling! Experts in Frivolity Stupidity, and Swordwork! :: Kid Con - 155

Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Tick, Tick, Kaboom! Launching an RPG Campaign :: 251A
Larry Correia, Natasha Ence, Paul Genesse, Jason King, Daniel Swenson, Dan Willis
Thursday September 6, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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11:00 am

Beyond the Screen: Advanced Techniques for Dungeon Mastery :: 255C
Henry Glasheen, Michael Haspil
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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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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Living The Superhero Lifestyle :: 151A
Joe Gorton, Mike Higgins
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

Advanced Cosplay Lighting & Electronics :: 255B
Becky Barnum, Eric Browning, Ren Fisher, Zach Pickard, Pigtails & Powertools
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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3:00 pm

How To Be a Professional Cosplayer :: 255B
Brit Bliss, Cara Nicole
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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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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Life Under the Sea: How To Become a Mermaid :: Kid Con - 155
Jenny Cottam
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Voicing Characters for Kids and Kids at Heart :: 250A
Jeff Zannini, Charlie Adler, E.G. Daily, Jess Harnell, David Hayter, Freddie Prinze Jr., Laraine Newman
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

Breaking into the Animation Industry :: 255A
Shannon Eric Denton, Thomas Estrada, Adrian Ropp, Heather Dixon Wallwork
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Forging with Foam - A Cosplayer's Dream Material :: 255B
Skyler Ostler
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Let's Make a Podcast! :: Kid Con - 155
Nik English, Luke Hunsaker, Branden Ushio
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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5:00 pm

Collaborative Cosplay :: 255C
Fitz Caliston, Kimber Gabryszak, Kapi Love, Connie Misket, Zach Pickard, Yazmine Tatiana
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Let’s Make Comics! :: Kid Con - 155
Jess Smart Smiley
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 5:30 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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8:00 pm

Breaking the Norm: Cosplay Genderbend and Cross-play :: 151A
Liz Beckwith, Orbit R. Brown, Nadia Crimson, Julie Johnson, Izzi Keener, Cosplay at Tiffany's
Friday September 7, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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10:00 am

How To Turn Your Non-Reading Child Into A Book-Loving Machine :: 151A
Holli Anderson, DJ Butler, Paul Genesse, C.K. Johnson, John M. Olsen, Scott Taylor
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Sketchbooks: Getting the Most Out of Your Sketchbook/Notebook :: 255A
Jess Smart Smiley
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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11:00 am

Advanced Cosplay and Prop Making :: 255C
Julie Johnson, Skyler Ostler, Zach Pickard, Pigtails & Powertools, Ash Vulcain, Michael Welch
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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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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1:00 pm

3D printing for Cosplay and beyond :: 255B
Dezcreepcore , Eric Browning, Michael Earl, Ren Fisher, Travis Hysell, Michael Welch
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

Leathercraft for Cosplay :: 255B
Shana Bullough
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Cosplay Prop Making :: 255B
Michael Welch
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Makers of Stories: Creating Comic Books & Graphic Novels :: 255A
Anina Bennett, Paul Guinan, Jai Nitz, J.P. Roth, Dan Schaefer, Brian Hailes, Jemma Young
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Utah Quidditch Through the Ages :: 255C
Gina Allyn, Sequoia Thomas, Cameron Vombaur, Michael Vong
Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 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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How To Land Your First VFX/Animation Job In Film, Games or VR :: 150G
Adam Sidwell
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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6:00 pm

The Jedi Way: Youngling Training :: Kid Con - 155

Saturday September 8, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 6:30 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.