Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

David Boop

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

David is a Denver-based single dad, returning college study, temp worker and author. He has one novel (the sci-fi/noir "She Murdered Me with Science" release in '08) and over thirty short stories, novellas and flash fictions across several genres including weird western, zombie horror, urban sci-fi and pulp hero. His most recent is the Steampunk Western, "Kit Carson versus the Toad Men of the Rio Gila" in Gears and Levers 3 and "Most Dangerous Honeys" for Moonstone Books' Honey West anthology (his second media tie-in. He's also worked as an MC and Toastmaster, interviewing such names as Kevin J. Anderson, James Marsters and the Tron 30th reunion.

David Boop is a Denver-based speculative fiction author. Heís also an award-winning essayist, and screenwriter. Before turning to fiction, David worked as a DJ, film critic, journalist, and actor. As Editor-in-Chief at IntraDenver.net, Davidís team was on the ground at Columbine making them the first internet only newspaper to cover such an event. That year, they won an award for excellence from the Colorado Press Association for their design and coverage.
His debut novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, returned to print from WordFire Press. In 2017, he edited the bestselling weird western anthology, Straight Outta Tombstone, for Baen. Dave is prolific in short fiction with over fifty short stories and two short films to his credit. Heís published across several genres including weird westerns, horror, fantasy, and media tie-ins for titles such as Predator, The Green Hornet, The Black Bat and Veronica Mars. His RPG work includes Flash Gordon, Rippers Resurrected and Deadlands: Noir for Savage Worlds.
Heís a single dad, Summa Cum Laude creative writing graduate, part-time temp worker and believer. His hobbies include film noir, anime, the Blues and Mayan History. You can find out more at Davidboop.com, Facebook.com/dboop.updates or Twitter @david_boop.

Web site: http://www.davidboop.com/

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Spotlight: Boop, Berg, Bara, Spotlight
    Panelists: Dave Bara, Carol Berg, David Boop

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

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Sat 10:00
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Much Ado About Novellas, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Rhiannon Held; Panelists: David Boop, Rhiannon Held, Patrick Swenson

    What are novellas good for? Awards season has a category, do you read any of them? What are some of the strengths of that length, or are they just too-long short stories or too-short novels?