Panel: Saturday 5:30 pm - Geek Out! Whether you are a science fiction and fantasy fan or an aspiring writer yourself, this panel is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Join science fiction and fantasy authors for a discussion on all things wondrous and weird. Where do these writers find inspiration? How do they bring authenticity into the fictional worlds they create? Would they rather fight zombies, aliens, or dragons? Pick their brains about everything from writing habits to fan fiction, and hopefully learn a thing or two about good storytelling.
Presentation: Saturday 8:30 pm - Kick Your Scene into Action! As writers, we often visualize our action scenes as if they were on the big screen. But how do we translate the heart pounding, edge-of-the-seat, adrenaline rush that we get from watching a scene to the pages of our books? Whether you're crafting a fight scene or a spaceship battle, these tips will help bring intensity to your scene and keep your readers turning the pages.