Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

Joseph Malik

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

Joseph Malik is the author of Dragon's Trail, an international bestselling fantasy technothriller. He has worked as a stuntman, a high-rise window washer, a computational linguist, a touring rock musician, and a soldier in the United States Special Operations Command. A veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he writes and lectures on advanced intelligence theory and asymmetric warfare for the U.S. military.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • moderator Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Sensing Violence, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Joseph Malik; Panelists: Cheryl Glenn, Elliott Kay, Joseph Malik, John Olsen

    What does violence sound like? Smell like? How does it feel and taste? Are the details of violence like those we see in movies? If not, should you write them realistically or cinematically?

  • Break Fri 5:50 - Sat 3:00
  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Author Readings: Malik, Wells, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Joseph Malik, Dean Wells

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

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sat 5:00
  • panel Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Real-Life Villains, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: Cheryl Glenn; Panelists: Cheryl Glenn, Joseph Malik

    Why do people do bad things? What motivates someone to use their powers for evil and not for good? Come ponder this with our panel of experts.

  • Break Sat 5:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Weapons Reality for Authors, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: LJ Bonham; Panelists: LJ Bonham, Joseph Malik, D.L Solum

    Why a ".45" doesn't have 45 shots and other weapons cliches that destroy your story's credibility.

  • Break Sun 11:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Spotlight: Malik Reynolds-Ward,, Spotlight
    Panelists: Joseph Malik, Joyce Reynolds-Ward

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