Director: Sue Phillips
7:00 p.m. – Why We Read
There are many reasons to read. Why do we as fans read?
8:00 p.m. – Author Reading: Katherine Sullivan
8:30 p.m. – Author Reading: Lee Martindale
9:00 p.m. – Author Reading: Joseph Steven Heath
9:30 p.m. – Author Reading: Courtland Lewis
10:00 a.m. – Egyptian Belly Dance Workshop with Audrey Spivey
Come join Audrey for a fun and laid back hour as you learn the basics of Egyptian belly dance while exploring some of the rich history behind the art. During the workshop, Audrey will show the workshop participants a few simple belly dance moves to. All skill levels welcome!
11:00 a.m. – Writing for Comics
What skills are required to write for comics? How different are they from writing novels?
12:00 p.m. – Starting to Write
You want to write a book. How do you get started and how do you continue? What might you need to know?
1:00 p.m. – Illustrating for SF and Fantasy
Some of our guests discuss how they approach illustrating an SF or Fantasy book.
2:00 p.m. – SF on TV
There’s a whole lot of SF and fantasy on tv. Our panel discusses those projects based on books.
3:00 p.m. – The Great Debate
What is the greatest SF or Fantasy book of all time? It’s sure to be a lively discussion.
6:00 p.m. – Young Adult Fiction: What’s New and Exciting
What are the current trends in YA; anything on the horizon that is really exciting?
7:00 p.m. – Hard SF or Soft?
What is hard SF? What qualifies as soft SF? How do we tell the difference?
10:00 p.m. – Fanfiction As Writing Training
Over the years a number of very good pro writers have written fanfic. We discuss how this may help or hinder their craft.
11:00 a.m. – Writing for Television and Film
So you want to break into Television and Film? Writer Marc Scott Zicree shares his knowledge and experience to guide you in a new career.
12:00 p.m. – Author Reading: James Wylder
1:00 p.m. – Why We Write
Why do we write? What drives us to create with words?
2:00 p.m. – Science Non-Fiction
A lot of us read science fiction but there is a lot of good science non-fiction out there.
3:00 p.m. – Track Closing Ceremonies
We say goodbye to the Lit Track for the last time.