Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

Writing Program Schedule

MisCon 32

These panels include everything related to writing. Most of the time famous authors are the ones talking,l giving you tips on how to get published. They discuss craft, the publishing business, etc. They include MisCon's Writers' Workshop.

Ballroom B
Ballroom C
Yellowstone
Dragon Pavilion
(1)
Monster Tent
(1)
Patio Tent
(1)
Rocket Tent
(1)
436
(436)
Fri, May 25
10:00 am
               
Fri, May 25
11:00 am
               
Fri, May 25
Noon
               
Fri, May 25
1:00 pm
               
Fri, May 25
2:00 pm
    After NaNoWriMo
Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Yellowstone
         
Fri, May 25
3:00 pm
      Resources for Writers
Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Fri, May 25
4:00 pm
Hiring An Editor
Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Ballroom B
             
Fri, May 25
5:00 pm
  Sensing Violence
Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Ballroom C
           
Fri, May 25
6:00 pm
      Sanderson's Three Laws of Magic
Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Fri, May 25
7:00 pm
               
Fri, May 25
8:00 pm
               
Fri, May 25
9:00 pm
               
Fri, May 25
10:00 pm
               
Fri, May 25
11:00 pm
               
Sat, May 26
8:00 am
               
Sat, May 26
9:00 am
               
Sat, May 26
10:00 am
        Building an Anthology From the Ground Up
Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM
Monster Tent
    Writers' Workshop
Sat 10:00 - 11:50 AM
436
Sat, May 26
11:00 am
Pacing
Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Ballroom B
Much Ado About Novellas
Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Ballroom C
    Digging Their Own Grave: Character Agency
Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Monster Tent
     
Sat, May 26
Noon
Intrigue, Suspense, and Mystery
Sat Noon - 12:50 PM
Ballroom B
  Author Readings: Carre, Essen
Sat Noon - 12:50 PM
Yellowstone
        Writers' Workshop
Sat Noon - 1:50 PM
436
Sat, May 26
1:00 pm
Ask the Editor
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Ballroom B
  Dialogue and Non-Narrative Languages
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Yellowstone
Retrofitting Structure into a First Draft
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Sat, May 26
2:00 pm
Keeping Secrets in your Plot
Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Ballroom B
    Economics in Story
Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Sat, May 26
3:00 pm
  Before I Kill You, Mr. Bond ...
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Ballroom C
Author Readings: Malik, Wells
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Yellowstone
  Writing LGBT Characters in the Post-Patriarchy
Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Monster Tent
     
Sat, May 26
4:00 pm
Character and Transformation
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Ballroom B
  Author Readings: Houston, Kolva
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Yellowstone
  It Seemed Like She Was, She Thought
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Monster Tent
     
Sat, May 26
5:00 pm
    MisCon Workshop: 3x5 Index Card Plot
Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Yellowstone
         
Sat, May 26
6:00 pm
    Outselling Big Publishers Without Selling Out
Sat 6:00 - 6:50 PM
Yellowstone
Creating Interesting Nations
Sat 6:00 - 6:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Sat, May 26
7:00 pm
      Sue Bolich Memorial Reading
Sat 7:00 - 7:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Sat, May 26
8:00 pm
               
Sat, May 26
9:00 pm
               
Sat, May 26
10:00 pm
               
Sat, May 26
11:00 pm
               
Sun, May 27
8:00 am
               
Sun, May 27
9:00 am
               
Sun, May 27
10:00 am
        How to Make a Fantasy Language Like a Linguist
Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM
Monster Tent
     
Sun, May 27
11:00 am
    Authors Readings: Fischl, Francis
Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Yellowstone
    Weapons Reality for Authors
Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Patio Tent
Twitter as a Tool
Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Rocket Tent
 
Sun, May 27
Noon
    Author Reading: Gimpel, Ward
Sun Noon - 12:50 PM
Yellowstone
  Squeezing in Backstory
Sun Noon - 12:50 PM
Monster Tent
     
Sun, May 27
1:00 pm
  Support for the Indie Author
Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Ballroom C
Author Readings: Berg, Frost
Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Yellowstone
Honing Ideas
Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
Getting Armor Right
Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Monster Tent
     
Sun, May 27
2:00 pm
    Writing Habits
Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Yellowstone
         
Sun, May 27
3:00 pm
  MisCon Workshop: Brainstorming
Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM
Ballroom C
           
Sun, May 27
4:00 pm
Writing Alternate Histories
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Ballroom B
  Author Readings: Swenson, Glass
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Yellowstone
Brandon's Book Guide
Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Sun, May 27
5:00 pm
  Brandon Sanderson Reading
Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Ballroom C
Author Readings: Held, Frishberg
Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Yellowstone
  Opposites Attract
Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM
Monster Tent
     
Sun, May 27
6:00 pm
    Author Readings: The Bonhams
Sun 6:00 - 6:50 PM
Yellowstone
      Wookies, Droids, and Mentors Oh My!
Sun 6:00 - 6:50 PM
Rocket Tent
 
Sun, May 27
7:00 pm
    Physics of Sex: Overcoming the Awkward
Sun 7:00 - 7:50 PM
Yellowstone
         
Sun, May 27
8:00 pm
               
Sun, May 27
9:00 pm
               
Sun, May 27
10:00 pm
               
Sun, May 27
11:00 pm
               
Mon, May 28
8:00 am
               
Mon, May 28
9:00 am
               
Mon, May 28
10:00 am
    Scrivener for Newbies
Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM
Yellowstone
  Self Publishing Primer
Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM
Monster Tent
     
Mon, May 28
11:00 am
               
Mon, May 28
Noon
Why Write Short Stories?
Mon Noon - 12:50 PM
Ballroom B
    Maps for Writers
Mon Noon - 12:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Mon, May 28
1:00 pm
Audiobooks for Indies
Mon 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Ballroom B
MisCon Workshop: Secret Structure of All Stories
Mon 1:00 - 2:50 PM
Ballroom C
  Opponents
Mon 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Mon, May 28
2:00 pm
      The Moral Pendulum
Mon 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Dragon Pavilion
       
Mon, May 28
3:00 pm