This first panel isn’t one of mine, but it is possibly the most important panel at any DragonCon, ever. It is the lovely Mrs. Correia’s first ever panel appearance.
Title: Proper Care and Feeding of Authors
Time: Friday 8:30 PM Location: Hyatt Embassy AB
Description: It takes a certain kind of person to be an author–and a very special kind of person to live with one. Partners & spouses of our writer guests reveal how they help their scribbling spouses keep body and soul together.
Here are the panels I am on for DragonCon. Plus I usually crash the Baen road show if possible.
Title: Prepping 101: Getting Started & Expanding Survival
Time: Fri 01:00 pm Location: Chastain F-H – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: It’s important to create a survival plan & start increasing your survival duration & scope. But where do you start without going crazy or broke? Our experts answer your questions on how to go from a simple 3-day supply to long-term survival.
Title: Kaiju Lit
Time: Fri 02:30 pm Location: Peachtree 1-2 – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Long a cinematic staple, world-smashing giant monsters are now wreaking havoc in the pages of literature.
Signing at Missing Volume (booth 1400) Fri 4:00 PM
Title: First Contact Improv
Time: Fri 10:00 pm Location: Embassy AB – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Our panelists create an alien first-contact scenario with help from prompts provided.
Book Signing at Bard’s Tower Friday 6-7 PM
Book Signing at Bard’s Tower Saturday 10-11 AM
Title: Culture Clash
Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: Embassy CD – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: The clash of cultures is a major cause of conflict. This panel discusses how to develop well-rounded cultures & conflicts to make your novel memorable.
Title: Grimdark Appreciation Hour
Time: Sat 02:30 pm Location: Embassy EF – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Some of us like our Fantasy the way we like our news cycle: grim as hell. WHY? Is it simple emotional masochism, or does dark fantasy offer a uniquely cathartic experience?
Title: Monster Hunter Files
Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: Regency VI-VII – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Focus on the upcoming anthology of stories set in the world of Larry Correia’s Monster Hunter International!
Signing at Missing Volume (Booth 1400) 6:00 PM This is a group signing for the authors in the anthology Forged in Blood.
Title: The Pen & the Sword: Arming the Written Word
Time: Sun 10:00 am Location: Regency V – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Writing the action scene for print & graphic novels. Arming your character–all of the pitfalls & advantages.
Title: Second Annual Dragon Awards Presentation
Time: Sun 01:00 pm Location: Centennial I – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: The winners of the Second Annual Dragon Awards will be announced here.
Title: Magnificent Men of Fantasy/SF
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Regency VI-VII – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: The top men of our genres discuss their careers & offer advice to new writers.
Signing at Missing Volume (Booth 1400) 4:00 PM This signing is for all the authors in the Straight Outta Tombstone anthology.
Book Signing at Bard’s Tower 6:00 PM
Title: Choose Your Weapon: Arms in Military Sci-Fi
Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: Chastain DE – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Zat or P90? Raygun or railgun? We will examine what weapons work best for survival in the different worlds of Military Sci-Fi & what basis they have in reality.