MisCon 31 Attending Professional
Deby Fredericks has been a writer all her life, but considered it just a fun hobby until the late 1990s. Her first sale, a children's poem, was in 2000. Fredericks has six fantasy novels in print through two small presses. The latest is the Grimhold Wolf, from Sky Warrior Books. Her web site is www.debyfredericks.com, and her blog is wyrmflight.wordpress.com.
Web site: http://wyrmflight.wordpress.org/
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Eternal Youth, Monster Tent (1)
Panelists: Deby Fredericks, Manny Frishberg, Hugh S. Gregory, Meradeth Houston
Scientists are always looking for the all-important cure for aging, but what are the ramifications for such an advancement?
- Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 10:00
Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, The Flawed Hero: Writing Realistic Characters, Ballroom C
Panelists: Carol Berg, David Farland, Deby Fredericks, Randy Henderson, L.F. Patten (Laurey)
There are workbooks full of exercises to create well-rounded characters, but how do professional writers really do it? Do they actually know what a particular character would eat for breakfast? Let's discuss characters from the very start and maybe even create one of our own to show one way it can be done.
- Break Sat 10:50 - Sat Noon
Sat Noon - 1:50 PM, Writers' Workshop, Presidential Room 436 (436)
Panelists: Larry Bonham, Deby Fredericks, Alyson Peterson
This restricted event is only open to people with submissions accepted into the writers' workshop.
- Break Sat 1:50 - Sat 4:00
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Sky Warrior Books Group Reading, Jefferson
Moderator: M. H. Bonham (Maggie); Panelists: Larry Bonham, M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Deby Fredericks, Esther Jones, Frog Jones
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.
Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Spotlight: SpoCon, Spotlight
Panelists: Deby Fredericks
Leaarn all about SpoCon, a SF/F convention in Spokane, WA.
- Break Sat 5:50 - Sun 1:00
Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Author Readings: Fredericks, Holt, Pace, Yellowstone
Panelists: Deby Fredericks, Jason A. Holt, Guy Pace
Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (15 minutes a piece)
Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Spotlight: Fredericks, Wells, Spotlight
Panelists: Deby Fredericks, Dean Wells
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Writing the Future, Madison
Panelists: Deby Fredericks, Manny Frishberg, James Glass, Meradeth Houston
The radioactive slag has been cleaned, the viro-mutants have been killed or restored to human status, and the re-building of New Hong Kong Orbital University has begun (by zombies, rumor has it). How do you write this? Do we live in beautiful outdoor gardens or in the protection of the white ceramic walls of New Safe City? What are the sights, sounds, scents and textures of Utopia?