Dave Bara

MisCon 28 Attending Professional

Dave Bara is the author of The Lightship Chronicles series (IMPULSE, STARBOUND, and DEFIANT) published by DAW Books in the US and Del Rey in the UK and Europe. He was born at the dawn of the space age and grew up watching the Gemini and Apollo space programs on television, dreaming of becoming an astronaut one day. This soon led him to an interest in science fiction on TV, in film, and in books. Dave's writing is influenced by the many classic SF novels he has read over the years from authors like Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Joe Haldeman, and Frank Herbert, among many others. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Dave Bara is the author of The Lightship Chronicles series (IMPULSE, STARBOUND, and DEFIANT) published by DAW Books in the US and Del Rey in the UK and Europe. He was born at the dawn of the space age and grew up watching the Gemini and Apollo space programs on television, dreaming of becoming an astronaut one day. This soon led him to an interest in science fiction on TV, in film, and in books. Dave's writing is influenced by the many classic SF novels he has read over the years from authors like Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Joe Haldeman, and Frank Herbert, among many others. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

(Tentative)

  • Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, The Importance of Beta Readers, Upstairs 3 (Upstairs Programming 3)
  • Break Fri 5:50 - Sat 10:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, The Glass Is Half Full...Or Is It?, Upstairs 4 (Upstairs Programming 4)
  • Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, How Technology in Stories Becomes a Reality, Upstairs 2 (Upstairs Programming 2)
  • Break Sat 11:50 - Sat 3:00
  • Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Do We Really Want To Live Forever?, Great Hall (Upstairs)
  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sat 6:00
  • Sat 6:00 - 6:50 PM, How do Evil Societies Function?, Upstairs 1 (Upstairs Programming 1)
  • Break Sat 6:50 - Sun 10:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Author Book Signing, Containment Room (Upstairs)
  • Break Sun 10:50 - Sun Noon
  • Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Breaking the Rules of Writing, Containment Room (Upstairs)
  • Break Sun 12:50 - Mon 10:00
  • Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Putting the Military in Fiction, Containment Room (Upstairs)

Moderator Schedule

(Tentative)

Putting the Military in Fiction (Mon 10:00)


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