Friday 4pm Cascade 4 New Shared World Anthologies
Where are they headed? What makes them good? What are the pitfalls? Are they headed in a new direction? Is this an old idea being addressed in a new way? What are examples? Do they have staying power? Is it difficult for writers to maintain an internally consistent continuity and to avoid contradicting details in earlier works?
Mary Robinette Kowal, Jennifer Brozek, Nathan Crowder, Jay Lake, Jordan Lapp
Friday 8pm Cascade 4 Scary Comics
Everyone is familiar with Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead, but what other horror comics are out there?
Mark Rahner, Steve Holetz, Jennifer Brozek
Saturday 11am Cascade 5&6 Good Markets for Short Fiction in 2011
In the universe of SF periodical publishing, the market for short fiction is constantly in flux, but we still have a fairly stable field in both print and electronic periodical media. We’ll try to list and discuss as many of the print and ezines specializing in science fiction and fantasy as we can.
Lou Anders, Jordan Lapp, Jennifer Brozek
Saturday 1pm Evergreen 3&4 Women in the Gaming Industry
Our all-female panel of gaming professionals discusses the growing presence/awareness of women playing and designing games, and the struggle with working in the industry. If you are a woman interested in working in this industry, our panelists want to encourage you!
Donna Prior, Julie Haehn, Liz Courts, Jennifer Brozek
Saturday 10pm Cascade 9 Putting the “R” in RPG
Not a 13-year old gamer anymore? Wanting your games to have that adult themed content? Our panelists will discuss how to successfully incorporate the R-rated elements of sex and/or violence into your game or campaign. MATURE CONTENT
Ogre Whiteside, Jennifer Brozek, Mickey Schulz, SatyrPhil Brucato
Sunday 11am Cascade 8 Which Point of View Serves Your Story Best?
Any story can be told from any point of view: How do you find the best one for yours? What gains and losses come with first person, with limited third person, with multiple third, with multiple first?
Jay Lake, Susan R. Matthews, Mary Robinette Kowal, Jennifer Brozek, Sandra Damiana Buskirk