Fantasci Panels

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Magnolia (main room)

 

Magnolia Room - Friday

12:00 - 12:50 PMAlternate history in Fantasy "Nexus Points" with Larry Correia and Dr. Charles Gannon
1:00 - 1:50 PMHow much Handwavium? with Jon Osbourne, Rob Hampson, Benjamin Smith, Stephen Simmons, and Jacob Holo
2:00 - 2:50 PMIntersection of Dice and Scribing with Larry Correia, Jon Osbourne, Jennie Posthumus, Rob Howell, and HP Holo
3:00 - 3:50 PMWriting by the Seat of Your Pants with Doug Dandridge, Jason Cordova, Rob Howell, Drew Avera, HP Holo, and Karen Frost
4:00 - 4:50 PMCHAOS OF CREATION: BALANCING WORLD BUILDING WITH STORY with Monalisa Foster, Ian Malone, Stephen Simmons, HP Holo, and Karen Frost
5:00 - 5:50 PMSaving Grace Panel - Who we are and what we do!
6:00 - 6:50 PMOpening Ceremonies
7:00 - 9:50 PMMisbehavin' Maidens

Magnolia Room - Saturday

9:00 - 9:50 AMSaturday Morining Cartoons - Misbehavin' Maidens & Metricula
10:00 - 11:50 AMWhite Plectrum
12:00 - 12:50 PMLunch Break!
1:00 - 1:50 PMSo you wanna be a Monster Hunter with Larry Correia
2:00 - 2:50 PMDeveloping Characters Beyond a Single Dimension with Joshua Palmatier, Monalisa Foster, Ian Malone, Rob Howell, and Chris Smith
3:00 - 3:50 PMFantasy Races with Dave “D.J.” Butler, Joshua Palmatier, Jennie Posthumus, Monalisa Foster, and Benjamin Smith
4:00 - 4:50 PMFounder Effect with Rob Hampson, David Weber, Mark Wandrey, Monalisa Foster & Chris Smith
5:00 - 5:50 PMBreak
6:00 - 6:50 PMWhite Plectrum
7:00 - 8:50 PMThe Blibbering Humdingers
9:00 - 9:50 PMMisbehavin' Maidens
10:00 - 10:50 PMKaraoke

Magnolia Room - Sunday

9:00 - 9:50 AMSavings Grace Panel Presentation - Service Animal / Emotional Support Animal / Therapy Animal - LEARN THE DIFFERENCE!
10:00 - 10:50 AMLife of an Author aka What do I do when I'm not writing? with Jennie Posthumus, Ian Malone, Dan Stout, Drew Avera, and Karen Frost
11:00 - 11:50 AMLeap, Duck, and Scribe! with William Roberts, Christopher Ruocchio, Jason Cordova, Ian Malone, and HP Holo
12:00 - 2:50 PMCharity Auction
2:00 - 2:50 PMClosing Ceremonies

Camellia

Camellia Room - Friday

12:00 - 12:50 PMInner World travel with Dave “D.J.” Butler, Doug Dandridge, and Jennie Posthumus
1:00 - 1:50 PMMerchantmen and the High Seas with Peter Gold
2:00 - 2:50 PMMessiest Ways to Kill the Undead - The Fantasy Edition with Rob Hampson, William Roberts, Terry Maggert, Mike Masa and Benjamin Smith
3:00 - 3:50 PMMercenary Council - Meet the Leadership of the 4HU Fan Organization
4:00 - 4:50 PMROMERO KEEP LEADERSHIP FORUM - SAILING TRUE NORTH with Mike Romero
5:00 - 5:50 PMSurviving the Apocalypse (Dragon Fire or Splitting the Atom) with Dave “D.J.” Butler, Mike Masa, Joshua Palmatier, William Roberts, and Benjamin Smith
8:00 - 8:50 PMDating game but with Books
9:00 - 9:50 PMChris Kennedy Book Launch

Camellia Room - Saturday

9:00 - 9:50 AMCreating realistic military science fiction with Dr. Charles Gannon, Jason Cordova, Rob Howell, Stephen Simmons, and Drew Avera
10:00 - 10:50 AMEvolution of Writing Fantasy Stories! with Larry Correia, Doug Dandridge, Mike Masa, Terry Maggert & Rob Howell
11:00 - 11:50 AMCreating Moral Conflict in Your Writing with Dave “D.J.” Butler, Joshua Palmatier, Christopher Ruocchio, Dan Stout, Chris Smith, and Jacob Holo
12:00 - 12:50 PMLunch Break
1:00 - 1:50 PMCare and Feeding of Authors with Wendy Woods, Sharon Weber, Sheellah Kennedy, Joy Wandrey, and Bridget Correia
2:00 - 2:50 PM
3:00 - 3:50 PMBaen Roadshow - with Toni Weisskop, Christopher Ruocchio & Tony Daniel
5:00 - 5:50 PMDinning Out Social Hour
(in bar area)
7:00 - late PMDinning Out

Camellia Room - Sunday

9:00 - 9:50 AMMorning Worship Service
11:00 AM - till it is overMHI Brunch - Larry's Anniversary

Rose

Rose Room - Friday

12:00 - 12:50 PMEconomics of Self-Publishing with Chris Kennedy
1:00 - 1:50 PMPeacemakers - 1 versus the Galaxy with Kevin Ikenberry
2:00 - 2:50 PMCollaborating with an Author with Dave “D.J.” Butler, William Roberts, Jason Cordova, Chris Smith, and HP Holo
3:00 - 3:50 PMStep Up to the Mic: An Author Discussion on Podcasting with Ian Malone & Dan Stout
4:00 - 4:50 PMSharing the Quill (Words with multiple writers) with Jon Osbourne, William Roberts, Benjamin Smith, Chris Smith, and Drew Avera
5:00 - 5:50 PMFour Horseman Universe with Chris Kennedy, Jon Osbourne, Christopher Woods, Jason Cordova, Rob Howell, and Benjamin Smith
7:00 - 9:50 PMBoarding Action

Rose Room - Saturday

9:00 - 9:50 AMGenre Blending: Scifi, Fantasy and More with Chris Kennedy, Joshua Palmatier, Terry Maggert, Dan Stout, and Chris Smith
10:00 - 10:50 AMCharacters you meet in a tavern with Doug Dandridge, Joshua Palmatier, Jennie Posthumus, Ian Malone, Stephen Simmons, and Dan Stout
11:00 - 11:50 AMChris Kennedy Publishing—The Year Ahead with Chris Kennedy, Jon Osbourne, Christopher Woods, Jason Cordova, Rob Howell, & Benjamin Smith
12:00 - 12:50 PMLunch Break
1:00 - 1:50 PMSalvage Title with Chris Kennedy, Kevin Steverson, & Christopher Woods
2:00 - 2:50 PMThis Fallen World with Chris Kennedy, Christopher Woods, & Benjamin Smith
3:00 - 3:50 PMSaving Grace Panel - Service Animals, a Veterans Point of View.
4:00 - 4:50 PMMercenary Guild: The Official Four Horseman Fan Organization Meeting

Rose Room - Sunday

9:00 - 9:50 AMSuccessful Indie Publishing: Bringing Your Book to Market with Chris Kennedy
10:00 - 10:50 AMHarry Potter Trivia with The Blibbering Humdingers
11:00 - 11:50 AMWriting Believable Military Science Fiction” (or “How to Not Suck at Mil Scifi”) with Chris Kennedy, Rob Hampson, Monalisa Foster, Jason Cordova, and Drew Avera

Raleigh (boardroom)

Raleigh Room (boardroom) - Friday

8:00 - 8:50 PMA Gathering of Peers (TRMN) with Robert Jackson

Raleigh Room (boardroom) - Saturday

10:00 - 10:50 AMArtificial Intelligence: what will happen to our wars? with TC McCarthy and Dr. Charles Gannon
1:00 - 2:50 PMA hands-on introduction to lockpicking with Patrick & Peri
3:00 - 3:50 PMHypersleep is Almost Here: what will this mean for our future? with TC McCarthy, Rob Hampson, and Dr. Charles Gannon
4:00 - 4:50 PMMedieval music show and tell session with The Blibbering Humdingers

Raleigh Room (boardroom) - Sunday

9:00 - 9:50 AMHard Science for the Writer at large with Rob Hampson, Monalisa Foster, Stephen Simmons, Mike Masa, and Jacob Holo
11:00 - 11:50 AMWriting Young Adult in a Gritty universe! with Karen Frost