Randy Henderson

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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  • panel 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
  • panel 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
  • panel 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
  • panel 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!

  • panel 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.

  • panel 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
  • panel 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?

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