Heading to Stellarcon!

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Heading to Stellarcon!

Posted on 2012-03-02 at 14:25 by montsamu

Well, it’s the first weekend in March, so it’s time for Stellarcon in High Point! The guest of honor this year is bestselling fantasy novelist Patrick Rothfuss, and there’s a great lineup of additional guests of honor and other guest panelists.

Guest of Honor Patrick Rothfuss
Including me! (Not pictured.) Yay! I'm only going for one day, Saturday, from about 9 AM to 6 PM (taking the train if anybody wants to join me for the day trip) but somehow, the awesome folks at Stellarcon found some last-minute room for me:
Character Building Workshop
12:00-1:00 PM
A workshop-style panel in which industry professional provide the tools needed to create realistic and believable characters.
Panelists: Steve Long (moderator), Gray Rinehart, Patrick Rothfuss, Samuel Montgomery-Blinn
The Role of the Publisher in Today's Market
2:00-3:00 PM
With writers now able to bring their works to print themselves, are publishers still needed?  Authors and publishers discuss e-publishing, small-press publishing, and the large publishing houses.
Panelists: John G Hartness, J.L. Hilton (moderator), Misty Massey, Toni Weisskopf, Samuel Montgomery-Blinn
Star Trek vs. Star Wars 4:00-5:00 PM A lighthearted, audience-participation-encouraged "debate" of the two sf media juggernauts. Good thing we aren't talking Dr. Who vs. Firefly, so we might actually get out of this one alive... Panelists: Albin Johnson (of the 501st) and Les Rickard (of Starfleet International), who will each bring along one or two non-guest members of their organization to join in, and Samuel Montgomery-Blinn (moderator)

Outside of these, I’ll hopefully be stalking Mr. Rothfuss and whomever else is on an interesting panel, setting up a Bull Spec display in the fan table hallway, checking in on the dealer room, talking, etc. Looking forward to it!

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