Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Frog Jones

MisCon 38 Attending Professional

Frog Jones is the acquisitions editor of Impulsive Walrus books and the co-author of the Gift of Grace series, recently a featured project on the front page of Kickstarter.  He has appeared in several anthologies and edited two, both published by Impulsive Walrus Books.  He and his wife have been named a "Hidden Gem" by fantasybookreview.uk, and they're looking to become a little less hidden.

Frog Jones co-writes the Gift of Grace series alongside his wife Esther. The two of them have numerous short stories published in numerous anthologies, including the recently released "Straight Outta Deadwood" from Baen Books. Frog Jones is also the acquisitions editor for Impulsive Walrus Books, and the editor of the now-infamous "Well...It's Your Cow" anthology.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, What's in a Name?, Monster Tent (2)
    Moderator: Brenda Carre; Panelists: Brenda Carre, Katie Cross, Meradeth Houston, Frog Jones, Danica Winters

    What's in a name? Mustafar. K'n-yan. Galadriel. Harry. Drek. Aziraphale. Boba (like the tea or the Fett?). Ghoblin. What about Renesmee Cullen? Is that even a name? Let's discuss names and how they affect our worldbuilding, cultures, and the stories themselves.

  • Break Fri 2:50 - Sat 2:00
  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Launching an Indie Career: Year 2, Monster Tent (2)
    Moderator: Ann Gimpel; Panelists: Katie Cross, Ann Gimpel, GS Jennsen, Frog Jones

    All I need is a book, right? Not exactly. The better you plan ahead of time, the more likely you are to succeed. Establishing visibility in a veritable sea of competition is a challenge. Nothing guarantees success, but you can definitely tweak your odds. This panel will provide strategies to rise above the crowd.