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Balticon Schedule

Just last week it seemed that Balticon was months away. Time's a funny thing, no?

Just got my Balticon schedule, and for the first time I think I have nothing on the last programming slot of the last day of the event. ~grin~


R-21. Early Favorite Authors
Friday at 5:00 pm in Chase
Panelists discuss who their earliest favorite authors were, and where they think that affinity may had lead them in their literary preferences or in their own writing.
Moderator: Trisha J. Wooldridge
Speakers: Mark L. Van Name; Bernie Mojzes; Lyle Blake Smythers

R-66. Wisdom of The Plebes
Friday at 7:00 pm in Pimlico
A panel of new, up and coming authors. What have they learned in the last few years? How has being published changed their life? What has impacted upon them as authors? How does it feel to have fans?
Moderator: James Daniel Ross
Speakers: Nathan O. Lowell; Emilie P. Bush; Bernie Mojzes; Barbara Friend Ish

R-60. The Role of Anthologies -- Roundtable Discussion
Friday at 10:00 pm in Parlor 1041
As both a source of fiction and a means of promotion, what do anthologies have to offer? Fan and author panelists discuss.
Moderator: Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Speakers: Michael A. Ventrella; Joshua Bilmes; C.J .Henderson; Trisha J. Wooldridge; Bernie Mojzes; Pete Prellwitz; Jean Marie Ward

R-32. When does an alien or a magic-wielder become a god or a demon?
Saturday at 6:00 pm in Pimlico
What is the difference between Q and YahweH? Between Voldemort and Satan?
Moderator: Barbara Friend Ish
Speakers: Neal Levin; Justin R. Macumber; Bernie Mojzes; Joshua Palmatier/Benjamin Tate

P-12. Dragon Moon Press Presents Spells and Swashbucklers!
Saturday at 10:00 pm in
Ahoy, mateys! Join Dragon Moon Press as we launch the second anthology of pirates, magic and ne'er-do-wells, Spells and Swashbucklers! There will be readings from several of the authors, as well as cake and the chance to win your very own copy of both Spells and Swashbucklers and Rum and Runestones, the first book in the series. Come, bring your best pirate outfit, and your sense of danger! (Also listed as BL-6. in Literary: Book Launch Program).
Speakers: Bernie Mojzes; Gail Z. Martin; Danielle Ackley-McPhail; Danny Birt; Robert E Waters

BL-6. Dragon Moon Press Presents Spells and Swashbucklers!
Saturday at 10:00 pm in Salon A
Ahoy, mateys! Join Dragon Moon Press as we launch the second anthology of pirates, magic and ne'er-do-wells, Spells and Swashbucklers! There will be readings from several of the authors, as well as cake and the chance to win your very own copy of both Spells and Swashbucklers and Rum and Runestones, the first book in the series. Come, bring your best pirate outfit, and your sense of danger!
Moderator: Val Griswold-Ford
Speakers: Bernie Mojzes; Gail Z. Martin; Danielle Ackley-McPhail; Danny Birt; Robert E Waters

R-10. The Technology of Steampunk -- A Round Table Discussion
Sunday at 9:00 am in Parlor 1041
What does and doesn't fit into a steampunk world? How does the setting shape technology and how people relate to it?
Moderator: Emilie P. Bush
Speakers: Elektra Hammond; Rebecca K. Davis; Danielle Ackley-McPhail; Bernie Mojzes; C.J. Henderson; Andrew Fox

W-7. Editors Looking For Submissions
Sunday at 10:00 am in Belmont
Meet editors who are actively looking for writing and/or artwork for their publications. Get tips on what they like and dislike. Find out what kind of work they need right now.
Moderator: Vonnie Winslow Crist
Speakers: Bernie Mojzes; Brian Koscienski; Michael A. Ventrella; Kate Kaynak

R-61. The Hot Seat
Sunday at 3:00 pm in Salon B
Panelists give fans and aspiring writers a chance to ask any questions whatsoever about writing, motivation, character building, selling your work, agents, et cetera.
Moderator: Bill Fawcett
Speakers: Hildy Silverman; David Sherman; Bernie Mojzes; D.H. Aire

FTV-7. Philip K. Dick -- Hollywood's Favorite Author
Sunday at 5:00 pm in Parlor 3041
A LOT of Phillip K. Dick's work has ended up on the silver screen. Panelists discuss what makes his work so Hollywood-sympatico and talk about the ones that were great, not so great and, well, blaghhh!
Moderator: D. Douglas Fratz
Speakers: Michael D. Pederson; Billy Flynn; Andrew Fox; Bernie Mojzes; Daniel M. Kimmel; Marty Gear; Richard Allen Leider

BL-5. The Eternal Launch Party
Sunday at 7:00 pm in Garden Room
The Dark Quest Books release of Danielle Ackley-McPhail's Eternal Cycle Series of urban fantasy novels, including Yesterday's Dreams, Tomorrow's Memories, and the newly released Today's Promise, as well as other 2012 titles, to be announced. Be sure to stick around long enough to hear the music of SJ Tucker and Jonah Knight!
Moderator: Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Speakers: Jonah Knight; Mike McPhail; C.J .Henderson; Jeff Lyman; Neal Levin; Elektra Hammond; Keith R. A. DeCandido; John Hemry (Jack Campbell); Patrick Thomas; James Daniel Ross; Charles Edward Gannon; Bernie Mojzes; S.J. (Sooj) Tucker


The two other places I'm likely to be is 1) in the dealers room (come, buy books, etc.) and 2) the bar, staring at the weird glowing mushrooms.

See you there, hopefully.
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