Title: Everything I Need to Know About Writing
Time: Fri 07:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1)
Description: Roundtable discussion of writing techniques that render the best fantastic fiction.
Title: Middle-grade Readers
Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: A708 - Marriott (Length: 1)
Description: A look at books for middle-grade readers. Find a host of titles to add to your bookshelf.
Title: Systems of Magic in YA Worlds
Time: Sat 02:30 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1)
Description: There's more to magic than just Harry Potter spells. Many YA novels have intricate systems of magic.
Title: Potter Movies, Past & Present
Time: Sun 11:30 am Location: Crystal Ballroom - Hilton (Length: 1)
Description: Potter fans, let's reminisce about the 8 movies we cherish & speculate about the 3 we have in our future!
Title: Developing Characters Who Come Alive
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1)
Description: Readers want compelling characters they can either love or hate. Find how to make readers care.
Title: Cover Flipped
Time: Sun 04:00 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1)
Description: We take "girly" book covers & make them neutral. Why do publishers use gender covers in the first place?
SIGNING: The Missing Volume
Time: Su 06:00 pm Location: Exhibition Hall
Description: I'll be signing copies of both Frostborn and Nightborn - and stamping them with Norse runes!
Title: Just Kill Me Now: Self-editing
Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1)
Description: The painful task of self-editing & how it makes for better writers & sales.
DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
Title: Building New Worlds
Location: Children's Stage
Presentation Duration: 30 minutes long
Description: Step into the magical worlds of Lou Anders (Nighborn), Carrie Beasley (Circus Mirandus), S.E. Grove (The Golden Specific), and Tui Sutherland (Wings of Fire series).
Signing after the panel courtesy of Little Shop of Stories.