Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 36: Carnival of Wonders, May 27 - 30, 2022 Missoula, Montana

Sanan Kolva

MisCon 36 Panel Volunteer

Sanan Kolva is a technical editor by day, and writer of epic and steampunk fantasy the rest of the time. She is the author of The Chosen of the Spear series and The Silverline Chronicles, and her short fiction appears in a number of anthologies. When not writing, she enjoys baking and decorating cakes. She can be found at http://sanankolva.com.

Sanan Kolva is a technical editor by day, and writer of epic and steampunk fantasy the rest of the time. She is the author of The Chosen of the Spear series and The Silverline Chronicles, and her short fiction appears in a number of anthologies. When not writing, she enjoys baking and decorating cakes. She can be found at http://sanankolva.com.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Getting What You Want From a Con, Rocket Tent (1)
    Moderator: Theresa Miller; Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Manny Frishberg, Sanan Kolva, Theresa Miller

    Whether this is your first or fiftieth Con, join the conversation on how to get what you want from your Con experience without accidentally stepping on anyone's metaphorical toes.

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Sat 10:00
  • moderator Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Using Tropes Effectively, Monster Tent (1)
    Moderator: Sanan Kolva; Panelists: Carol Berg, Frog Jones, Sanan Kolva, G.R. Theron

    What are tropes, how are they used, and how can we use them effectively as story-telling tools without falling back on the same old cliches?

  • Break Sat 10:50 - Sun 10:00
  • panel Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Spotlight: Kolva,, Spotlight
    Panelists: Sanan Kolva

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

  • Break Sun 10:50 - Sun 1:00
  • panel Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Author Readings: Kolva, Frishburg, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Manny Frishberg, Sanan Kolva

    Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (25 minutes a piece)

  • Break Sun 1:50 - Sun 4:00
  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, The Murky Middle, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Theresa Miller; Panelists: Esther Jones, Sanan Kolva, Dean Wells, Clare Wood

    You know how to start a story, and how to write an exciting ending. But what about the middle? Let's talk about what to do with that mid-story slump.

  • panel Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Delicious Fiction, Monster Tent (1)
    Moderator: Rafael Hohman (Raf); Panelists: Rhiannon Held, Rafael Hohman (Raf), Frog Jones, Sanan Kolva

    Food is important in any culture and impacts every character in a good story. Come learn how to elevate your descriptions of food and develop ideas for how to include cuisine in your stories. Let's learn how to make our readers hungry!