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3689. Futuristic Fashions
William Shatner had to wear a corset for his Starfleet uniform. Jeri Ryan's Seven of Nine infamously wore a catsuit. Futuristic fashions of yore seem to be either weirdly scaled down, or went a haute couture sort of way. What do today's producers of science fiction predict to be our future fashions? What would we like to wear to space, and what should we avoid? Shouldn't Starfleet uniforms have pockets?
Barbara Hambly, S.B. Divya, Geoffrey Mark, Aviya Amir, Taliesin Jaffe
FRI 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, Marquis 2
3724. Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcasts
Join our panelists for a discussion of the most popular Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcasts available today. Come learn and share favorites for listening to stories, reviews, advice for writers, and Science Fiction and Fantasy culture.
Shannon Muir, Laura Pearlman, S.B. Divya
FRI 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Scottsdale
3738. All about editing - and editors
Given that as much (or more!) time is spent editing as writing, what tips, tricks, and traps are there to be aware of as a writer? What's the difference between a developmental edit/editor, a line edit/editor, and a copy edit/editor? Where can aspiring writers find editors? Come hear our panelists' favorite tips, tricks, advice, and traps to avoid, during editing.
, Dr. Jerry Pournelle, Laurie Tom, Richard Foss, Tim Powers, S.B. Divya
SAT 11:30 am - 12:45 pm, Chicago
E.E. King, Mel Gilden, S.B. Divya
SAT 1:00 pm - 1:25 pm, Dealers Hall
3762. Where is my flying car?! Asks a New Generation
Science fiction promised us the stars in the 21st century... well, we're here and I don't even own a single jetpack! What gives? In this panel, we'll talk about all the sci-fi technology that didn't happen and the ones that, surprisingly, did.
Victor Frost, S.B. Divya, Chris Holcomb, Shannon Muir
SAT 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Chicago
Tech: projector, sound, VGA