Here’s my DCC schedule (so far) for panels. Remember, Denver Comic Con opens on Friday, but takes place on Saturday through Monday this year during Memorial Day. Make sure you stop by and say hello!
Guy: 2:30 – 3:20 The Better Half: Sidekicks in Fiction
ROOM: 203 (With Tonya)
Films and literature and full of awesome sidekicks, but what is their role is storytelling?
Travis Heermann (M), Lou Berger, Tonya L. De Marco, Quincy J. Allen, Guy Anthony De Marco, Amalie Howard, Mario Acevedo, Jeanne Stein
Guy: 5:35 – 6:25 Speedy Stories – The Craft of Flash Fiction
ROOM: 205 (With Tonya)
Flash fiction is an amazing form for genre stories…but here’s what you need to know to pull it off!
Josh Vogt (M), Vivian Trask, David Boop, Guy Anthony De Marco, Tonya L. De Marco, Quincy J. Allen, Peter J. Wacks, Stephen Graham Jones
Guy: 1:20 – 2:10 Fearing Your Own Voice
When the Novel of Your Dreams Consists of Nightmares
Alexis Newton (M), Rob Peaslee, Rob Weiner, Sam Knight, Guy Anthony De Marco, Stant Litore
Guy: 6:00 – 6:50 Finding Firefly: mixing genres in fiction
Discussion of the best instances of genre mash-ups and why they work.
Sherry Ficklin (M), Sarah Hoyt, Guy Anthony De Marco, Jim Butcher, Molly Tanzer, Mario Acevedo
Guy: 11:45 – 12:35 Going Down the Research Rabbit Hole
A discussion of research tools, techniques, and tribulations for writers.
Travis Heermann (M), Jeanne Stein, Warren Hammond, Betsy Dornbusch, Guy Anthony De Marco, Mario Acevedo
Guy: 2:30 – 3:20 The Facts About Media Tie-In Writing
Does media tie-in writing make you a sellout or is it a viable career move?
Josh Vogt (M), David Boop, Peter J. Wacks, Guy Anthony De Marco, Dan Wells, Kevin J. Anderson
Guy: 4:25 – 5:15 Wish You Were There: Worldbuilding
ROOM: 402 (With Tonya)
Learn the two types of worldbuilding to make your fictional world not only come to life but make people want to be there.
Josh Vogt (M), Betsy Dornbusch, Travis Heermann, Mark Ryan, Guy Anthony De Marco, Tonya L. De Marco