MisCon 30 Panel Volunteer
Guy L. Pace, born in Great Falls, MT, spent the bulk of his growing-up years as a nomad. He served in the US Navy, including combat operations in Vietnam in 1972. He was a Navy journalist, and later worked primarily in community newspapers as a reporter, photographer, editor and finally a managing editor. He changed careers getting into computer support, training, networking and systems, and eventually information security. He retired in 2011 after more than 20 years working in higher education.
He lives with his wife, Connie, in Spokane.
Web site: http://guypace.com/
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Writing Across Mediums, Montana Boardroom
Moderator: Guy Pace; Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Esther Jones, Chris Organ, Guy Pace
Let's talk about writing across different mediums: novels, comic books, scriptwriting, blogging, journalism, and gaming. How is it the same? How does it differ?
- Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 5:00
Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Mythmakers in SciFi, Madison
Panelists: David Boop, Guy Pace, Peter Wacks (pjwacks)
Rayguns in the fifties, flying cars in the sixties, and aliens in the White House? How is retro science fiction reclaiming our “lost” past in order to make it more interesting? Are retro science fiction and steampunk parallel genres or has one developed as a result of the others’ increasing popularity?
- Break Fri 5:50 - Sat 3:00
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Building An Audience From Scratch, Gallatin
Moderator: Peter Wacks (pjwacks); Panelists: Guy Pace, Brian Rathbone, Peter Wacks (pjwacks)
You're about to be published, or perhaps you're going the self-publishing route. How do you build an audience for your book? Let's talk about audience: grabbing their attention and maintaining their attention. Through social media, blogging, podcasting? What's right for your audience and your story?
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Fiction Slam Readings, Tent By the Trees (1)
Moderator: David Boop; Panelists: David Boop, Vicki Mitchell, Guy Pace
Come hear your favorite pro read a selection of their work.
1600: David Boop
1620: Guy Pace
1640: Vicki Mitchell
Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Plot: Tricks of the Trade, Jefferson
Panelists: Michael Hodges, Frog Jones, Guy Pace, Christopher Paolini
Doubling, twists, reversals, stacking conflicts--let's talk about the tricks of the trade writers use to enhance their stories.
- Break Sat 5:50 - Sun 11:00
Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Meet & Greet/Signing: Rhiannon Held/Guy Pace, Hotel Lobby of Doom
Panelists: Rhiannon Held, Guy Pace
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
- Break Sun 11:50 - Sun 3:00
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Clash of Titans: Horror Monsters and Science, Madison
Panelists: James Glass, Guy Pace, Corey Ragsdale, Brooke Stanley
Godzilla couldn’t have stood up on his own due to the effects of gravity. It’s doubtful that he could have even breathed. Scientists agree that there’s no way that a massive Decepticon can transform into something so tiny! At what point do fans finally balk at a blatant flaunting of nature’s laws? How can we avoid this in our own work?