MisCon 31 Panel Volunteer
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Similes and Metaphors, Jefferson
Moderator: Krista Wallace; Panelists: Jill Bowers, Claire Eddy, Spencer G. Ellsworth, Julie Frost, Krista Wallace
Sprinkling your writing with similes and metaphors can add vivid detail and make your writing come to life. Let's discuss how you write unique similes and metaphors and come up with some of our own!
- Break Fri 4:50 - 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, Author Readings: Gimpel, Bowers, Swenson, Yellowstone
Panelists: Jill Bowers, Ann Gimpel, Patrick Swenson
Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (15 minutes a piece)
- 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 - Sun Noon
Sun Noon - 1:50 PM, Writers' Workshop, Presidential Room 436 (436)
Panelists: Jill Bowers, Lane Heymont, Meradeth Houston
This restricted event is only open to people with submissions accepted into the writers' workshop.
- Break Sun 1:50 - Sun 3:00
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Writing Alternate Histories, Jefferson
Panelists: Jill Bowers, Eric Scott Fischl, Tex Thompson
How do you write alternative history? How much do you really need to know about the original timeline to make a convincing fork in the road? Where, when and why do you sprinkle in details to give a sense of time, and alternative time? Where's the line between enough and trying too hard.