Program Schedule is currently operating in support of Loscon 48.

California 2

Scheduled as of 2022-11-23 19:58:26

FRI 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
5736. Reboots, Reimaginings and Relaunches: Updating for a new audience or easy money?
The popular stories seem to have been around for a very long time. In this panel, we take a look at the positive and negatives of the modern reboot. Moderated by David Raiklen.
Scott A. Woodard, Victor Frost, David Raiklen, Joelle Sellner

FRI 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
5745. How to Write Memorable Characters
The title says it all. Moderated by Glen W. Olson.
Charles Lee Jackson II, Glen W. Olson, James C. Glass, John DeChancie

California 2

SAT 10:00 am - 11:15 am
5781. Everything You Need to Know about Editing
Should you edit your own works or is that a terrible idea? Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the editing process. Moderated by Robert Mitchell Evans.
Jessica A. Brawner, Rebecca Inch-Partridge, Robert Mitchell Evans

SAT 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5802. Playing God: Writing Fictional Universes
Worldbuilding: how to be the Clockmaker. Moderated by S.P. Hendrick.
Barbara Hambly, Charles Lee Jackson II, Jessica A. Brawner, John DeChancie, S. P. Hendrick

SAT 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
5811. World building: How to Build a Believable World
This panel discussion will focus on the distinctive feature of genre literature: world-building. Wikipedia defines world-building as 'the process of constructing an imaginary world'. Come listen as sci-fi and fantasy creators discuss how they approach this all-important task. Moderated by Charles Lee Jackson, II.
Charles Lee Jackson II, Larry Niven, Todd J. McCaffrey, Larry Rosenthal

SAT 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
5816. How to Succeed at Kickstarter
Our panelists will talk about marketing and selling your products on Kickstarter! Moderated by David Avallone.
David Avallone, Charlie Stickney

SAT 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
5832. Do You Really Need to "Write What You Know"?
Many will tell you to "write what you know", but is this good advice? Moderated by Rebecca Inch-Partridge.
Barbara Hambly, Larry Niven, Tanya Huff, Rebecca Inch-Partridge, L. K. Ingino

SAT 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
5841. How To Make Art that Means Something
How do you get your deeper message across in your art? It's not easy but these panelists will talk about their experience in creating meaningful art. Moderated by David Raiklen.
Brandie June, David Raiklen, Melora Larson

California 2

SUN 10:00 am - 11:15 am
5850. The Importance of Diversity in Writing
What is the importance of diversity in writing? Find out in this panel! Moderated by Victor Frost.
L. K. Ingino, Joelle Sellner, Steven Barnes, Victor Frost

SUN 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
5856. How to Write for a Specific Genre
Why do we love genre stories? And how do we keep them fresh? Moderated by Robert Mitchell Evans.
Brian Fitzpatrick, Nicholas Doan, Rebecca Inch-Partridge, Robert Mitchell Evans, Todd J. McCaffrey

SUN 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
5863. How to Find and Keep Track of the Publishing Markets
The world of publishing always seems complicated, and the current landscape really is tough to keep track of, but this panel can help you understand it better. Moderated by Kristen Renee Gorlitz.
Eric J. Guignard, James C. Glass, Kristen Renee Gorlitz

SUN 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
5872. What to Expect from a Creative Career
What can you really expect from a creative career? The answer may surprise you. Moderated by Chris Weber.
Brian Fitzpatrick, Chris Weber, Deborah Daughetee, Lynn Barker, Steven Barnes, Tanya Huff

SUN 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
5880. How to succeed at NaNoWriMo
NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and it takes place in November. Find out how to write the first draft of a novel in only one month! Moderated by Eric J. Guignard.
Rebecca Inch-Partridge, Eric J. Guignard