Greenspring Ballroom 3-6
1:00 PM - Gaylactic Spectrum Awards: Past, Present & Future.
2:00 PM - Writing in Someone Else's Universe.
What it is like to write in shared universes.
Emma Bull,Katherine Kurtz, Scott MacMillan, Will Shetterly. Heather Rose Jones, Moderator
3:00 PM - Working and sometimes living with a famous author.
What is it like? What are the good and the bad sides of being a right hand person?
Cara Coville, Julie Holderman, Caroline Feindel, Heather Rose Jones. Carl Cipra, Moderator
4:00 PM - Keeping Your Characters Interesting.
How do you keep characters in a long-running series fresh, relevant, and interesting?
C.J. Friedman, Katherine Kurtz, Tamora Pierce. Don Sakers, Moderator
5:00 PM - What is science fiction/fantasy art?
What are its boundaries? What belongs here, and what does not.
Tristan Alexander, Nancy Janda, Hannah M.G. Shapero. Carl Cipra, Moderator
6:00 PM - Collaborating with Friends and Family.
Emma Bull & Will Shetterly, Katherine Kurtz & Scott MacMillan, Tamora Pierce & Tim Liebe. Carl Cipra, Moderator
7:00 PM - Doing Research.
How much? What are good sources? What to avoid? Does it help to be in the SCA?
C.J. Friedman, Heather Rose Jones, Katherine Kurtz. Jennifer Heise, Moderator
8:00 - 10:00 PM - Costume optional Ball – Dance with the Homespun Ceilidh Band and our favorite vampire
10:00 PM - John Huff, Cliff and Dennis. Music performance.
10:00 AM - Staying Focused.
How to Keep Distractions to a Minimum When You're Writing.
Emma Bull,C.J. Friedman, Katherine Kurtz, Will Shetterly. Carl Cipra, Moderator
11:00 AM - Writing and Editing:
Can You/Should You Do Both?
Katherine Kurtz, Scott MacMillan, Don Sakers. Catherine Coker, Moderator
12:00 Noon - Is Blogging the Same as Writing?
C.S. Friedman , Tim Liebe, Alanna Morland, Tamora Pierce, Don Sakers. Carl Cipra, Moderator
1:00 PM - GoH Speech - Emma Bull & Will Shetterly
2:00 PM - Comics and Graphic Novels: Alive and Growing Stronger.
Tim Liebe, Don Sakers, Will Shetterly
3:00 PM - What does the author owe her/his audience?
Emma Bull, C. J. Friedman, Heather Rose Jones, Alanna Morland, Tamora Pierce. Carl Cipra, Moderator
4:00 PM - Autograph session - all authors.
5:00 PM - Regency Ball.
6:00 PM - Continued.
7PM-9PM - Set up for concert
9:00 PM - CLAM CHOWDER CONCERT
11:00 PM - Continued
Midnight - HALLELUJAH CHORUS - ATRIUM
10:00 AM - The Ultimate Evil.
What is beyond the limits for "good"?
C.S. Friedman, Heather Rose Jones, Scott MacMillan, Don Sakers. Carl Cipra, Moderator
11:00 AM - The Twilight Phenomenon:
Vampires Rule the YA Shelves.
Emma Bull, Margaret Carter, Will Shetterly. Tamora Pierce, Moderator
12:00 Noon - From Elfland to Poughkeepsie Revised.
Or where do elves belong these days?
Emma Bull, C.S..Friedman, Katherine Kurtz, Alanna Morland, Will Shetterly. Heather Rose Jones, Moderator
1:00 PM - ART AUCTION
2:00 PM - Questions and Answers – All authors.
Come and ask questions of your favorite authors who are here this year.
3:00 PM - Talk to the Chair Alton about this and future Darkovercons - Yes, there will be one next year!
jaelle @ darkovercon.orgLatest update 8 November 2009