Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

Jill Bowers

MisCon 32 Panel Volunteer

Jill Bowers it the author of the Immortal Writers series, a contemporary fantasy for young adults. She studied creative writing at Utah State University, was the sole script writer for the award-winning show Olde Tyme Radio on Aggie Radio, has had poetry published in an anthology and has dabbled in stage-play writing, as well. Her one-act play, "Interpreting Death," was performed by the theater department at Fremont High School in Utah and was chosen to compete in the district's theater competition. Jill teaches classes about characterization and world-building in schools, and has presented at assemblies to teach students how writing can help them through life's challenges.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Writing Habits, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Spencer G. Ellsworth; Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Jill Bowers, Spencer G. Ellsworth, Diana Pharaoh Francis (Di), Elliott Kay

    In this fun little panel we’ll discuss writing habits. From setting a time every day to writing on the fly. What works best for you? What are the ways our professional authors do it? What about working parents or those with busy full-time jobs? How do they find the time to write?

  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 3:00
  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Author Readings: Bowers, Ellsworth, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Jill Bowers, Spencer G. Ellsworth

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

  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Character and Transformation, Ballroom B
    Moderator: Dean Wells; Panelists: Jill Bowers, Marty Essen, Tod McCoy, Dean Wells

    Transformation is the reinvention of the self by the self. It represents the hero�s search for wholeness. Discuss with our panelists this integral process of your character becoming a more complete human being.

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Spotlight: Bowers, Glass, Wells, Spotlight
    Panelists: Jill Bowers, James Glass, Dean Wells

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