Friday August 31st: Â (Updated to add Pyr panel!)
1:30 – 3:00 PM Pyr Rising: Â Columbus Hall, Rooms A&B. Â A shared panel between Dragon Con and Worldcon. Â This will be extra fun because I have been in a writing workshop all week with one of the other Pyr authors, E.C. Â Myers. Â He will be on the Dragon Con side while I will be at Worldcon. Â Pretty fun. Â And by the way, Mr. Myers is a fine writer. Â Which I would expect from Pyr. Â But just saying. We are sworn to secrecy about what other people share of their work here, but I think we are allowed to say it’s good.
3:00 PM. Â Broad Universe Rapid-Fire Reading. Â I’ll join a number of great female writers for very short readings. Â I will read from Mayan December (this is, after all, 2012!) and I will give away a few copies. These are always a lot of fun – drop by and hear great snippets from interesting readers. Â Laugh a lot. Â This will be in Grand Suite 3.
5:00 PM to 5:30, I’ll be the “Writer under glass” where I get to work on a collaborative story, and have people watch me while I do it! I’ve never done such a thing, and I have no idea if I’ll like it. Â But the resulting manuscript will go into the charity auction….I hear this is in the Fan Lounge.
Saturday, September 1st
12:00 – 1:30: Â The Art of Worldbuilding – Crystal C Â Physical geography, economics and politics, religions, conflicts.
2:30 – 3:00 Reading. Â I’ll read from my next novel, “The Creative Fire,” which will be out from Pyr in November, 2012. Â This is in the Gold Coast room.
4:30 – 6:00 Creating formidable women protagonists. Â Buckingham.
Sunday, September 2nd
9:00 – 10:30 Â World Building Workshop 3: Â The Eco System (builds on two other workshops). Â Buckingham.
12:00 – 1:30 Â Kaffeklatsche! Â Come by and visit. Â Help me fill my table. Â Kaffeeklatsche 1. Â I will give away at least one book, maybe more.
3:00 – 4:30 Â Autograph session