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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  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Sensing Violence, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Rory Miller; Panelists: Elliott Kay, Joseph Malik, Rory Miller, 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 - 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, Weapons Reality for Authors, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: Larry Bonham; Panelists: Larry Bonham, Joseph Malik, Alyson Peterson, D.L Solum

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