Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

Eric Scott Fischl

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

Eric Scott Fischl writes novels of speculative historical fiction and the supernatural, including DR. POTTER'S MEDICINE SHOW and THE TRIALS OF SOLOMON PARKER. He lives in the Bitterroot mountains.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Digging Their Own Grave: Character Agency, Monster Tent (1)
    Moderator: J.A. Pitts; Panelists: Eric Scott Fischl, Michael Hodges, J.A. Pitts, Brandon Sanderson

    Readers want to read about characters who dig their own graves. Character agency propels your story forward and keeps your characters from becoming too passive. How can you give your characters agency?

  • Break Sat 11:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Retrofitting Structure into a First Draft, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Moderator: Brandon Sanderson; Panelists: Brenda Carre, Eric Scott Fischl, Guy Pace, Brandon Sanderson, Tex Thompson

    Taken from Brandonís Writing Excuses podcast, in this panel weíll talk about how you take a first draft written through discovery and retrofit structure into it.

  • Break Sat 1:50 - Sat 4:00
  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, It Seemed Like She Was, She Thought, Ballroom C
    Moderator: J.A. Pitts; Panelists: Larry Bonham, Eric Scott Fischl, John Olsen, J.A. Pitts, Joyce Reynolds-Ward

    In Ken Randís Ten Percent Solution, he advocates that you take your story and cut 10%. That includes writing tight, precise prose, among other things. What are some of the best ways to do this?

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 10:00
  • panel Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Spotlight: Olsen, Malik, Fischl, Spotlight
    Panelists: Eric Scott Fischl, Joseph Malik

    Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.

  • panel Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Authors Readings: Fischl, Francis, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Eric Scott Fischl, Diana Pharaoh Francis (Di)

    Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (25 minutes a piece)