Larry Bonham

MisCon 30 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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  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Melee Combat For Writers, Tent By the Trees (1)
    Panelists: Larry Bonham, Wayne Heinz, D.L Solum

    Learn how to depict melee combat in your stories and games.

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Fri 6:00
  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Fiction Slam Readings, Glacier
    Moderator: Ann Gimpel; Panelists: Larry Bonham, Ann Gimpel

    Come hear your favorite pro read a selection of their work.
    1800: Larry Bonham
    1820: Ann Gimpel

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 4:00
  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Sky Warrior Books Group Reading, Glacier
    Moderator: M. H. Bonham (Maggie); Panelists: Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Deby Fredericks, Manny Frishberg

    Wee Folks and Wise Anthology is a forthcoming anthology from Sky Warrior Books. Join many of the authors for an informal reading from select stories.

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Anthologies & Collaboration, Glacier
    Panelists: Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Deby Fredericks, Manny Frishberg

    Learn about some upcoming anthologies as well as what it takes to put one together and collaborate with other writers, editors, and artists to create a themed work.

  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, You Got Military in my Sci Fi, Gallatin
    Panelists: S. A. Bolich, Larry Bonham

    How does military SFF parallel our current geo-political situation? How does it differ?

  • Break Sun 3:50 - Mon 10:00
  • panel Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Whirlygigs and Whatchamacallits, Madison
    Moderator: David Boop; Panelists: Larry Bonham, David Boop, Andrea Howe, Bob Patten

    How is technology used in stories? How can you, without a mechanical engineering degree, sound like you know what you're talking about? Are technological systems something you need to develop like you would a magic system? In this panel let's talk about all kinds of technology (contemporary, ancient, and steampunk, to name a few).

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