MisCon 31 Attending Professional
Randy Henderson is an author, milkshake connoisseur, Writers of the Future grand prize winner, relapsed sarcasm addict, and Clarion West graduate.
His "dark and quirky" contemporary fantasy series includes FINN FANCY NECROMANCY and the sequel BIGFOOTLOOSE AND FINN FANCY FREE out from TOR (US) and Titan (UK). http://www.randy-henderson.com
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Early Bird Book Signing, Ballroom C
Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: Carol Berg, C.J. Cherryh, Jane Fancher, David Farland, Ann Gimpel, James Glass, Randy Henderson, Michael Hodges, Peter Wacks (pjwacks)
Some of our authors will sign books.
- Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 4:00
Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Author Readings: Glass, Henderson, McCoy, Yellowstone
Panelists: James Glass, Randy Henderson, Tod McCoy
Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (15 minutes a piece)
- Break Fri 4:50 - 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 2:00
Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Popular Books and Movies: The Elevator Pitch, Dragon Pavilion (1)
Moderator: Spencer G. Ellsworth; Panelists: Claire Eddy, Spencer G. Ellsworth, Randy Henderson, Lane Heymont
Before we learn how to write a good elevator pitch, let's first discuss some examples using popular books or films. Join us for what promises to be a fun time!
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Writers of the Future, Ballroom C
Panelists: David Farland, Julie Frost, James Glass, Randy Henderson
MisCon is proud to have many Writers of the Future winners among our panelists. In addition, this year's Author GoH, David Farland, is a judge for the contest! We'll discuss the ins and outs of the contest and why it's a great thing for writers.
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Spotlight: Henderson, Reid, Spotlight
Panelists: Randy Henderson, Carter Reid
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
- Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 11:00
Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Raising the Stakes without Violence, Rocket Tent (1)
Panelists: Eric Scott Fischl, Randy Henderson, Todd Lockwood, Krista Wallace
Sure you can raise the stakes by placing your character in physical danger, but what are some other ways you can raise the stakes? What about internal, interpersonal, and familial stakes?