MisCon 29 Attending Professional
Joyce Reynolds-Ward is a speculative fiction writer who splits her time between Enterprise and Portland, Oregon. Her short stories have appeared in Children of a Different Sky, Steam. And Dragons, Tales from an Alien Campfire, River, How Beer Saved the World 1, Fantasy Scroll Magazine, and Trust and Treachery among others. Her books include Netwalk: Expanded Edition, Netwalker Uprising, Life in the Shadows: Diana and Will, Alien Savvy, Seeking Shelter at the End of the World, Netwalking Space, and Challenges of Honor. Besides writing, Joyce enjoys reading, quilting, horses, skiing, and other outdoor activities.
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
Key: =On a Panel =Moderating =GMing
Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Writers' Workshop Meet and Greet, Great Hall (Upstairs)
Panelists: Josie Beaudoin, Carol Berg, Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Brenda Carre, Ann Gimpel, James Glass, Rhiannon Held, Andrea Howe, C.L Norman (Candi), J.A. Pitts, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Patrick Swenson
Participants and Critiquing Authors get together to meet and discuss how the workshop works. They'll also discuss workshops in general, and how to take criticism. Open to anyone interested in the Writers' Workshop.
Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Pop Culture Perversion: Superheroes, Thunderdome Right (Big Room Right)
Panelists: Ben Donnelly, Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle), John Logan, Joyce Reynolds-Ward
How have superheroes been perverted by pop culture? Or are they just the same as they always were? Come fight the good fight and talk superheroes.
- Break Fri 4:50 - Sat 11:00
Sat 11:00 - 12:50 PM, Writers' Workshop, Programming Tent 1 (The Tent)
Panelists: Carol Berg, Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Brenda Carre, Ann Gimpel, James Glass, Rhiannon Held, Andrea Howe, C.L Norman (Candi), J.A. Pitts, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Patrick Swenson
MisCon's Galaxy-Famous Writers' Workshop. Submit your writing to us a month before MisCon, show up at the hotel, and meet with our professional critiquing authors and editors. They'll help improve your writing.
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Wasteland Society, Great Hall (Upstairs)
Panelists: S. A. Bolich, John Dalmas, Joyce Reynolds-Ward
What types of societies might rise from the post-apocalyptic ashes? How would humanity behave? Who would survive? What type of government could emerge? How can you make yourself valuable or indispensable? Who would emerge on top? Democracy? Socialism? Autocracy?
- Break Sat 1:50 - Sun 10:00
Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Author Book Signing, Thunderdome Right (Big Room Right)
Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: Dave Bara, Carol Berg, S. A. Bolich, Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Terry Brooks, Brenda Carre, C.J. Cherryh, Steven Erikson, Jane Fancher, Ann Gimpel, James Glass, Rhiannon Held, David Keck, Todd Lockwood, Peter Orullian (Rock Lord), L.F. Patten (Laurey), John Picacio, J.A. Pitts, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Shawn Speakman, Patrick Swenson, Mark Teppo, Eldon Thompson
All authors are invited. Terry Brooks's signing is moderated, and we will maintain a STRICT 3 item maximum per person--zero exceptions. In order to keep the line moving, Terry can only personalize one item per person per trip through the line.
- Break Sun 10:50 - Sun 4:00
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Post-Apocalyptic Transportation, Upstairs Programming 1 (259)
Panelists: Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Joyce Reynolds-Ward
What are the pros and cons of various vehicles in the Wasteland? Horses vs Hondas verses Jeeps verses semis vs. dirigibles.