MisCon 31 Attending Professional
Joyce Reynolds-Ward divides her time between Portland, Oregon, and
Enterprise, Oregon. Recent short story publications are in First Contact
Caf�, Trust and Treachery, How Beer Saved the World, and Tales from an
Alien Campfire. Book-length works are available through Amazon, Barnes
and Noble, and other sources. Alien Savvy is available as an audiobook
on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon. Follow Joyce�s adventures through her
blog at www.joycereynoldsward.com.
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Retro versus Future Noir, Madison
Moderator: David Boop; Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), David Boop, Jill Bowers, Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Dark mysteries set in the past, or in the future, have very specific tropes. What do these two genres have in common, and where do they diverge?
- Break Sat 10:50 - Sat Noon
Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Is Self Publishing For Me?, Gallatin
Moderator: Joyce Reynolds-Ward; Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Guy Pace, L.F. Patten (Laurey), Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Caveats, considerations, and contemplation of the process of Doing It All Yourself. What sort of issues do you need to think about? When in your career should you do it? And what are some things you shouldn't do?
- Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 3:00
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Spotlight: Bowers, R-Ward, Thompson, Spotlight
Panelists: Jill Bowers, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Tex Thompson
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
- Break Sat 3:50 - Sat 5:00
Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Weird Westerns, Steampunk, and Penny Dreadfuls, Jefferson
Moderator: David Boop; Panelists: David Boop, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Tex Thompson, Dean Wells
Let's discuss the history of, how to write, where to submit, and other things related to weird westerns, steampunk, and penny dreadfuls.
- Break Sat 5:50 - Sun Noon
Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Author Reading: Lockwood, Frishberg, Reynolds-Ward, Yellowstone
Panelists: Manny Frishberg, Todd Lockwood, Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (15 minutes a piece)
- Break Sun 12:50 - Sun 4:00
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Don't Whip the Horse: Mental Health and Writing, Jefferson
Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Frog Jones, Alyson Peterson, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, D.L Solum
You can argue that to be a writer is to have some form a neurosis, but in all seriousness, writers can suffer from a number of mental health issues: depression, anxiety, imposter syndrome, among others. We endure rejection after rejection, we work in isolation, which can lead to serious mental health problems. Let's discuss some of these problems and the resources to help you overcome them.