MisCon 29 Attending Professional
L.J. Bonham is an author, historian, and former commercial pilot. Fiction credits include Shield of Honor, The Debt, and Wolves of Valhalla (all from Sky Warrior Books), the non-fiction, Prepper Blades (Garnet Mountain Press), and the short fiction, Sancho, which appears in Tales From the Front Lines. L.J.�s blog, Author Insights with L.J. Bonham, appears on Goodreads. Current projects include the follow up books in the Shields of Honor series, plus a futuristic, dystopian novel, and some non-fiction.
An avid mountaineer with a congenital weakness for fast cars and airplanes, L.J. studies Asian martial arts and Historical European martial arts, with emphasis on the German Longsword. L.J. lives in the Rocky Mountains with assorted critters including a very opinionated Morgan horse.
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Worrying For Writers, Thunderdome Right (Big Room Right)
Panelists: Larry Bonham, Manny Frishberg, Anne Groell, Patrick Swenson
Writers are full of worry. Am I doing this right? How long is this supposed to take? Will I ever be published? Do other writers have this many problems? Am I wasting my time? Will anyone care about this character? Join us as we discuss some common fears and how to stop that voice in your head from getting in the way of your success.
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.
- 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.
- Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 5:00
Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Reading: Larry Bonham, Upstairs Programming 3 (261)
Panelists: Larry Bonham
Larry will read from one of his recent works.
- Break Sat 5:50 - 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 3:00
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Lone Wolf Survival, Upstairs Programming 1 (259)
Panelists: Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie)
A discussion on lone wolf survival: hunting, canning, self defense. alternative forms of currency in a post-apocalyptic world ranging from Barter Town to bottle caps. How do you provide for yourself without banks and currency? What materials will be valuable in a post apocalyptic society?
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.