ArmadilloCon already has a schedule, which is a pleasant surprise. Usually you get these things one to two weeks before, not nearly two months of lead time. Still, it’s nice to have a sense of what I’ll be doing (besides the Writers’ Workshop— submission deadline is June 15th!), and which subjects I might want to bone up on so I know what I’m talking about.
So, here’s my schedule, which I would presume is subject to change. I’ll talk more about it when we get closer to the actual event (July 25th-27th).
Protecting the Indigenous Tribes
Fri 8:00 PM-9:00 PM Room E
Maresca*, Compton, Wright
Indigenous peoples confront a diverse range of concerns. What should be done to ensure their existence?
40 Years of D&D
Fri 9:00 PM-10:00 PM Room F
Benjamin*, Finn, Maresca, Marmell, Sarath, Wright
How did D&D inspire authors?
Sat 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Room E
Richerson*, Brown, Maresca, Oliver
Discussion of Aztec mythology and why it isn’t used in more genre stories.
Alcoholic Drinks in Fiction
Sat 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Room F
Maresca*, Acks, Allen, Downum
Discussing the drinks mentioned in stories, movies and tv.
Sat 8:00 PM-9:00 PM Southpark A
Best Cons from Genre Books
Sun 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Room D
Webb*, Blaschke, Maresca
Not many people are good at writing capers. Which books do it right?
Overhauling a Character
Sun 11:00 AM-Noon Room F
Maresca*, Bracken, Carl, Chang, McKay, Rogers
Now that you have written a book, go back and rewrite your main character.
My only comments right now are:
- I’m moderating THREE panels. That should be interesting.
- I have an hour for a reading. I’ll have to think of how to make the best of that.