Wednesday, June 18, 2008


Very excited to be the Editor Guest of Honor at ApolloCon, held this coming June 27th to 29th at the DoubleTree Houston Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas.

And here is my (tentative) ApolloCon Schedule:

Fri 4:00PM - 5:00PM
KaffeeKlatsch: Lou Anders - BR 2 = Rm #217
On Friday afternoon enjoy an early bird treat: coffee and chats with our Honored
Guests. For names, times and locations check the pocket program and any posted
Programming Updates. (Limited attendance. Sign-up may be required.)
Lou Anders

Fri 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Opening Ceremonies - Seattle I
Celebrate science fiction and fantasy! Join the concom, our Guests and the
Guests of Honor in the official opening of ApolloCon 2008.
Mark B. Hall (M), Lou Anders, Brad Foster, Margaret Middleton, Allen Steele,
Anne K.G. Murphy

Fri 8:00PM - 9:00PM
What Makes a Good Book Cover - Scottsdale
Lou Anders leads our panel in a discussion of what makes a good book cover. Is it
all about marketing? Fashion? The story inside? Come and find out!
David Lee Anderson, Lou Anders (M), John Picacio

Sat 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Editor GoH: Lou Anders Q&A - Seattle I
Lou Anders answers questions from the floor, and possibly off the wall. Moderated
by John Picacio.
John Picacio (M), Lou Anders

Sat 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Trends in Science Fiction - Seattle II
What are the hot trends in science fiction right now? The panelists outline current
trends in our genre.
Derly N. Ramirez II, John Picacio, Lou Anders, Lawrence Person (M)

Sat 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Autographs: Allen Steele, Lou Anders, Brad Foster - Autograph Table
Your chance to get your books and memorabilia signed and to chat with our
guests. Please, if the line is long, limit the number of items signed to 3. (We
reserve the right to enforce the limit.) For names, times and locations check the
pocket program and any posted Programming Updates.
Allen Steele, Brad Foster, Lou Anders

Sat 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Balloons of War and Pearl-handled Ray Guns: Tucson
Steampunk Rampant
Steampunk is on the rise in fiction, media, art, gaming, and even costuming.
Where did it come from and where is it going? Our panelists discuss this
Chris Roberson, Lou Anders, Stina Leicht, Matthew Bey (M), Scott Cupp, Martha

Sun 11:00AM - 12:00PM
What's New at Pyr - Seattle I
Lou Anders gives us a sneak peak into what's going on at Pyr Books and what we
can expect to see from them in the near future.
Alexis Glynn Latner, Chris Roberson, Lou Anders (M), John Picacio, Ops


Tim Akers said...

Rock that steampunk panel for me, sir.

Lou Anders said...

That does look fun, doesn't it?

ces said...

Congrats! That looks like a fun conference!

Lou Anders said...

I hear only good things from my writers who went last year.