Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

M. H. Bonham (Maggie)

MisCon 36 Attending Professional

M. H. (Maggie) Bonham is an award-winning author and editor of more than 35 books and thousands of short pieces. She is the publisher of Sky Warrior Book Publishing LLC.  She is also the author of the bestselling novels Prophecy of Swords, Lachlei, and Howling Dead.

M. H. "Maggie" Bonham is a six-time award winning professional dog, cat, and science fiction and fantasy author in Montana. She is an author of more than 30 books She's the publisher of Sky Warrior Book Publishing, LLC and publishes SF/F/H/M. She is also the publisher of Garnet Mountain Press, a nonfiction imprint. Maggie has been a professional writer since 1995 and has written novels, nonfiction books, short stories, courses, educational materials, and articles.

She has trained over 50 dogs in sledding, agility, packing, obedience, weightpulling, and conformation, earning multiple titles on several of her own dogs. She has written educational coursework for dog trainers with Thomson Education Direct in training agility and activities with dogs. She has taught dog training packing classes and has been a professional member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), Cat Writers Association (CWA), and the Pikes Peak Writers Association (PPW).

Her work has appeared in various national publications and websites including Prevention Magazine, NationalGeographic.com, Ancestry.com, Salon.com, Pets.com, The Daily Cat, Catnip, Dog Fancy, Dog World, Dog and Kennel, Pet Life, Pet View, The Dog Daily, Your Dog, Natural Pet, Contract Professional, and Mushing Magazine. She has been a columnist and contributing editor for Dog and Kennel and PetView magazines. She was the editor of Merial PawPrints Newsletter which is distributed to veterinarians for their clients and covers topics about dogs and cats. She has been an editor for Wiley, Dragon Moon Press, and Wolfsinger Publications.

Books include: Prophecy of Swords, Runestone of Teiwas, Lachlei, Serpent Singer and Other Stories, Howling Dead, The King's Champion, Wolfsongs 1, Wolfsongs 2.

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

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • 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 2:00
  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Spotlight: Frishberg, Bonham, Spotlight
    Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Manny Frishberg

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

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Authors Readings: Bonham, Wells, Yellowstone
    Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Dean Wells

    Join our authors as they read from their latest works!

  • Break Sun 11:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, When Do I Need an Editor (and Why)?, Ballroom B
    Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Tod McCoy, Grant Riddell, Clare Wood

    If you are writing anything for the world at large, sooner or later it will be in the hands of an editor. So, what do they do, and why should you listen to them? What is the difference between a developmental editor, a copy editor and a proofreader, and who hires them?

  • Break Sun 2:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Culture and Fiction, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: M. H. Bonham (Maggie), Manny Frishberg, James Glass, Rhiannon Held

    Let's discuss how to create and use culture to bring your fiction to life. What are the necessary ingredients? What are some great examples of culture in SF/F/Horror?