M. H. Bonham (Maggie)
MisCon 31 Attending Professional
M. H. "Maggie" Bonham is a six-time award winning professional dog, cat, and science fiction and fantasy author in Montana. She is an author of more than 30 books She's the publisher of Sky Warrior Book Publishing, LLC and publishes SF/F/H/M. She is also the publisher of Garnet Mountain Press, a nonfiction imprint. Maggie has been a professional writer since 1995 and has written novels, nonfiction books, short stories, courses, educational materials, and articles.
She has trained over 50 dogs in sledding, agility, packing, obedience, weightpulling, and conformation, earning multiple titles on several of her own dogs. She has written educational coursework for dog trainers with Thomson Education Direct in training agility and activities with dogs. She has taught dog training packing classes and has been a professional member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), Cat Writers Association (CWA), and the Pikes Peak Writers Association (PPW).
Her work has appeared in various national publications and websites including Prevention Magazine, NationalGeographic.com, Ancestry.com, Salon.com, Pets.com, The Daily Cat, Catnip, Dog Fancy, Dog World, Dog and Kennel, Pet Life, Pet View, The Dog Daily, Your Dog, Natural Pet, Contract Professional, and Mushing Magazine. She has been a columnist and contributing editor for Dog and Kennel and PetView magazines. She was the editor of Merial PawPrints Newsletter which is distributed to veterinarians for their clients and covers topics about dogs and cats. She has been an editor for Wiley, Dragon Moon Press, and Wolfsinger Publications.
Books include: Prophecy of Swords, Runestone of Teiwas, Lachlei, Serpent Singer and Other Stories, Howling Dead, The King's Champion, Wolfsongs 1, Wolfsongs 2.
Web site: http://www.skywarriorbooks.com
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Family Drama in Stories, Madison
Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Esther Jones, Dean Wells, Danica Winters
We're one big happy family here at MisCon, but happy families don't make for good stories. Join us as we discuss family dynamics and how you can harness them for the benefit of your stories.
- Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 10:00
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 2:00
Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Spotlight: Bonham, Gimpel, Pace, Spotlight
Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Ann Gimpel, Guy Pace
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
- Break Sat 2:50 - 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.
- Break Sat 4:50 - Mon 1:00
Mon 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Writing Montana, Jefferson
Moderator: Eric Scott Fischl; Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Eric Scott Fischl, Michael Hodges
Many of our authors live in or write about Montana. What are the pros and cons of doing so? How can you capture the essence of this great state while writing genre? What can Montana offer writers of all levels?