MisCon 30 Panel Volunteer
Michael Hodges is an American speculative fiction writer. His short stories have appeared in over twenty magazines and anthologies, and his debut novel, The Puller, was released on April 24, 2015. The film rights for The Puller were purchased by Sonny Mallhi, producer of The Strangers and The Lake House. The Puller also received a five star review from SF Signal. Foreign publishing rights were purchased by Luzifer Verlag, and The Puller was translated and released in Germany.
Hodges is represented by Lane Heymont of Tobias Lireray Agency. He's also a member of SFWA and HWA.
He also taught a writing panel with Game of Thrones editor Anne Groell ("How to Improve Your Novel's Ending", Missoula Con, 2015).
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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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 Noon
Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Fiction Slam Readings, Tent By the Trees (1)
Moderator: Michael Hodges; Panelists: Michael Hodges, Todd Lockwood, Dean Wells
Come hear your favorite pro read a selection of their work.
1200: Michael Hodges
1220: Dean Wells
1240: Todd Lockwood
- Break Sun 12:50 - Sun 3:00
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Meet & Greet/Signing: Brenda Carre/Michael Hodges, Hotel Lobby of Doom
Panelists: Brenda Carre, Michael Hodges
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
- Break Sun 3:50 - Sun 5:00
Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Depicting Emotions in Fiction, Ballroom B
Panelists: Rhiannon Held, Michael Hodges, Christopher Paolini, Dean Wells
Do you remember the last time you cried during a really good book? Or how about that time you laughed out loud to the embarrassment of all? Have you ever wanted to capture that sort of emotion in your own writing? In this panel we'll discuss how to write killer scenes that will have your readers so emotionally entangled, it'll take a psychologist to get them out.