Friday, August 22, 2014

Dragon Con Schedule

Dragon Con is right around the corner. Held in Atlanta, Georgia from August 29th to September 1, this is a massive convention that is always one of the highlights of my year.

Here is where I, and a ton of other awesome authors, can be found. See the bottom for Frostborn (Thrones and Bones) signing information. Additionally, I'll be manning the Pyr booth in the exhibit hall throughout the con when I am not needed elsewhere (booth # 424,425).

Title: Dragons, Magic, & Mystical Lands: High Fantasy in YA 

Description: The orphan of uncertain heritage, the talisman discovered, a kingdom under siege... how YA is putting its stamp on fantasy tropes.

Time: Fri 10:00 am Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Leigh Bardugo, Susan Fichtelberg, Lou Anders, Kat Zhang, A. J. Hartley, Todd McCaffrey)

Title: Strategies for the Catastrophes of Publishing 
Description: Learn what options exist for authors if a publisher bankrupts or a editor quits midstream, among other catastrophes.

Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Lou Anders, Janny Wurts, Chesya Burke, Laura Anne Gilman, Elizabeth Moon, James A. Moore)

Title: Pyr Rising!
Description: Lou Anders returns to Dragon Con to tell fans what Pyr is planning.

Time: Fri 04:00 pm Location: Regency V - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Moderator / MC for panel 
(Tentative Panelists: Lou Anders, Jon Sprunk, Clay and Susan Griffith, Mike Resnick, Joel Shepherd)

Title: The Young Nerd Life
Description: There are many shows families watch together! Let's discuss those shows & how kids fit into the world of fandom.
Time: Fri 07:00 pm Location: A708 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Lou Anders, Davey Beauchamp, Ronald Thomas Garner)

Title: Whadya Wanna Know?
Description: This roundtable discussion will address questions from the audience about all aspects of writing.

Time: Sat 10:00 am Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Nancy Knight, Georgia McBride, Claire M. Eddy, Lou Anders)

Title: I Have This Idea
Description: How to develop an idea into a novel. Basic tools to take an idea from that little germ into a full-blown blockbuster.

Time: Mon 10:00 am – 11:00am (Length: 1 Hour) Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt
(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Lou Anders, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Janny Wurts, Peter David, Gene Wolfe, Nancy Knight)

Additionally, I will be doing a signing at the Missing Volume booksellers booth, on Saturday at 12 noon, along with Frostborn (Thrones and Bones) cover and interior artist Justin Gerard. Come see us and get your copy of Frostborn signed by both the author and the artist at booth location 328, 329, & 330.

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