Michael Hodges

MisCon 30 Panel Volunteer

Michael Hodges is an American speculative fiction writer.  His debut novel, The Puller, was optioned by Hollywood. Foreign publishing rights were purchased by Luzifer Verlag, and The Puller was translated and released in Germany. In addition, over twenty of his short stories have been published in various magazines.

Michael is represented by Lane Heymont of Tobias Literary, NYC. 
He also taught a writing panel with Game of Thrones editor Anne Groell.
Michael is also a verified public figure on Facebook and nature photographer, with work appearing in places like Outside Magazine.

https://www.facebook.com/MichaelHodgesAuthor/

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.[1] 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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(Tentative)

  • panel 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
  • moderator 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
  • panel 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
  • panel 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.


Note: Guest and pro biographical information may have been updated since MisCon 30.


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