MisCon 36 Attending Professional
Michael Hodges writes novels in Montana, where the land is still wild enough to keep
secrets. His debut novel, The Puller was optioned for film, and he’s taught writing with
Game of Thrones editor Anne Groell. In addition, he’s won awards for his nature
photography (Outside Magazine's Best Adventure Photography), specializing in
grizzly bears and moose.
Scheduled Panels and Presentations:
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Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Marketing Ideas for Authors, Ballroom B
Panelists: Carol Berg, Katie Cross, Eva Elasigue, Michael Hodges
Whether you’re traditionally or self published, chances are you’ll be responsible for the bulk of your marketing. How, as an author, do you develop this skill set? What are some basic things you can do to get started? What are some good resources?
- Break Fri 4:50 - Fri 6:00
Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Who Likes Conflict?, Dragon Pavilion (1)
Panelists: Carol Berg, Michael Hodges, Rafael Hohman (Raf), Esther Jones
Your characters want things, right? They have goals. But conflict arises when something gets in the way. Let's discuss the different kinds of conflict in fiction and ways to bring it to the page in your own work.
- Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 1:00
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Spotlight: Cross, Hodges, Spotlight
Panelists: Katie Cross, Michael Hodges
Meet a few of our authors, get signatures, and see what they're up to these days.
- Break Sat 1:50 - Sat 4:00
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Enchanting Your Reader, Monster Tent (1)
Panelists: Patricia Briggs, Katie Cross, Michael Hodges, Rafael Hohman (Raf)
Learn how to grab your reader's attention and draw them in until they can't put down your story.